Transfer to Benedictine University

Prerequisites for RN Program

Prerequisites

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

CHM

One year of high school chemistry with lab or equivalent college course completed within the last five years with a minimum grade of C.

0

EGL 101

EGL 101 placement based on Oakton’s Writing Skills Assessment Test (WSAT), or completion of EGL 101.

0-3

MAT 070

Completion of MAT 070 or a higher level math course within the last two years or placement above MAT 070 within the last two years.

0

BIO 231

Complete BIO 231, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, or equivalent college course with lab, within the last five years with a minimum grade of C.

4

BNA 100

Basic Nurse Assistant Training

7

EXAM

Pass the Illinois State CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Exam

0

Total Semester Credit Hours

11-14

First Year at Oakton Community College

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

BIO 232

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

NUR 103

Nursing Concepts 1A

4

NUR 104

Nursing Concepts 1B

5

NUR 111

Nursing Pharmacology I

1

PSY 120

Human Development

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

BIO 251

Microbiology

4

NUR 109

Nursing Concepts 2A Maternal to Child

4

NUR 110

Nursing Concepts 2B Chronic Illness

5

NUR 112

Nursing Pharmacology II

1

SOC 103

Social Problems

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17

Summer Session

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

NUR 151 LPN Option

LPN Option

5

Total Semester Credit Hours

5

Second Year at Oakton Community College

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

EGL 101

Composition I

3

NUR 214

Nursing Pharmacology III

1

NUR 215

Nursing Concepts III

10

Total Semester Credit Hours

14

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

Choose One

EGL 102 or SPE 103

3

NUR 216

Nursing Concepts 4A

4

NUR 217

Nursing Concepts 4B

7

Total Semester Credit Hours

14

Additional Courses Needed For Transfer

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PSY 101 Intro to Psychology

Intro to Psychology

3

MAT 131

Elementary Statistics

4

Choose one

Humanities Course

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

10

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

Choose One

Humanities Elective

3

CHM 101

Intro to Chemistry

4

PHL 106

Intro to Ethics

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

10


Total Credit Hours needed for Prerequisites


11

Total Credit Hours needed for Transfer

20

Total Credit Hours taken at Oakton

93


Benedictine University's Courses


Course Number


Course Name/Type


Semester
Credits

NRHL 3315

Perspectives of Professional Nursing Practice

4

NRHL 3330

Role of Research in Evidence-Based Practice

3

NRHL 3335

Concepts in Collaborative Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for the Older Adult

3

NRHL 3340

Comprehensive Health and Physical Assessment

3

NRHL 3345

Applications of Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics to Clinical Reasoning

3

NRHL 3365

Health Promotion for Families, Communities, and Populations

3

NRHL 3366

Professional Practice in Health Promotion

3

NRHL 3375

Healthcare Policy, Regulation and Advocacy

3

NRHL 4392

Nurse Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration

3

NRHL 4394

Professional Practice in Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration

3

IDS 2201

Catholic and Benedictine Intellectual Traditions

3

Total:

34

Hours Needed for a Bachelors Degree:

127