RN-BS UMass Boston

Cape Cod Community College and the College of Nursing & Health Sciences – UMASS Boston

The UMass Boston & Cape Cod Community College partnership RN-BS program offers convenience and flexibility for working RN's though Face to Face and Computer Assisted courses held at CCCC. The program requires that students complete 120 overall credits.

Pre-Requisites (must be completed prior to NURSNG362)
UMB Course UMB Course # Credits CCCC Course # CCCC Course
Freshman English I ENGL101 3 ENL101 English Composition I
Freshman English II ENGL102 3 ENL102 English Composition II
Anatomy & Physiology I BIOL207 4 BIO251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Anatomy & Physiology II BIOL207 4 BIO252 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Medical Microbiology BIOL209 4 BIO281 Microbiology
Lifespan Growth & Development NURSNG230 3 PSY233 Developmental Psychology: The Life Span
Statistics:
ECON205, MA125, EHS280, PSYCH207 or SOCIOL270
MATH125 3 MAT150 Elementary Statistics
Pharmacology NURSNG314 3 HEA200 Pharmacology
Total   27    
         
Courses in Major
(must be taken in sequence)
UMB Course # Credits Semester Offered
Professional Issues in Nursing NURSNG360 6 Fall
Health Assessment and Promotion NURSNG361 6 Fall
Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice NURSNG362 6 Spring
Community Health Nursing for RN’s NURSNG461 6 Fall
Legal and Ethical Health Policy NURSNG462 6 Spring
Nursing Licensure Credits
(awarded after completing NU360)
  42    
Note: Writing Proficiency Requirement must be completed prior to NU461.
         
Distribution Requirements UMB Course # Credits CCCC Course # CCCC Course
World Culture or Language Electives   6    
Arts and Humanities Electives   6    
Social or Behavior Science Elective PSYCH or SOCIOL 3 PSY101 General Psychology
Free Electives   6 (3,3)    
    3 CHM109 Chemistry for Health Sciences I
  UMB or transfer 2 (or 3)    
Total Credits   120    

Want to Learn More?

For more information on this face-to-face learning partnership between the College of Nursing and Health Sciences-UMASS Boston and Cape Cod Community College RN to BS degree program, please contact:

Office of Advanced Studies
Phone 508.375.4082
UMass Boston Undergraduate Admissions
Phone 617.287.6100
E-mail undergrad.admissions@umb.edu
Website www.umb.edu/academics/cnhs/nursing/ug/rn

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