Transfer Path: (A.A.S) to (B.S) in Nursing

Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to make transfer plans.


Course Prerequisites for RN Program

Course Prerequisites

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

(Not required for admission to North Park RN-BSN Program)

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

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

0

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 or other Basic Nurse Assistant Training

Basic Nurse Assistant Training

0-7

EXAM

Pass the Illinois State CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Exam

0

Total Semester Credit Hours

4-11

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 (OPTIONAL)

LPN Option (OPTIONAL)

0-5

Total Semester Credit Hours

0-5

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

SPE 103

Speech

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

3

MAT 131

Elementary Statistics

4

Choose One

ANT 102 or SOC 101

3

PHL 205

World Religions

3

Choose 2 courses

HIS 121, 131, 132, 135, 139, 140, 203, 204, 206, 207, 208, 211, 216, 221, 222, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 233, 234, 260; SPN 101, 102, 201, 202; FRE 101, 102, 201, 202; GER 101, 102, 201, 202; HBW 101, 102, 201, 202; ITL 101, 102, 201, 202, OR ABILITY TO SPEAK FOREIGN LANGUAGE/PASS COMPETENCY TEST FOR CREDIT.

6-8

PED 102

Living with Health

2

Choose one

ART 105, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 117, 125, 131, 134; EGL 113, 115, 117, 129, 201, 202, 203, 204, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 234, 235, 241, 242; HUM 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125; 126, 131, 142, 160, 161, 165, 210, 220, 242, 260; MUS 104, 145, 236; SPE 104; THE 103

2

Total Semester Credit Hours

23-25


Total Credit Hours needed for Prerequisites


11

Total Credit Hours needed for Transfer

85-87

Total Credit Hours taken at Oakton

96-98


North Park University


Course Number


Course Name/Type


Semester
Credits

GS 1850

Biblical Studies

4

NURS 3000

Pathophysiology

2

NURS 3030

Health Assessment

2

NURS 3210

Concepts of Professional Nursing

4

NURS 3540

Ethics in Health Care

2

NURS 3560

Healthcare Informatics

3

NURS 4240

The Research Process in Professional Nursing

2

NURS 4515

Community Health for Registered Nurses

3

NURS 4535

Nursing Leadership

3

NURS 4590

RN to BSN Capstone

3

Credit

(The minimum number required for a bachelor's degree is 120 credits, and RN students can transfer up to 90 credits (30 out of those will be granted in bulk for their nursing students, and they can still transfer 60 credits), these students are only required to take 30 semester hours at NPU.

124-126

Total:

28

Hours Needed for a Bachelors Degree:

120