ADN to BSN Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 41

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterUnits
1st 8 weeks: NURS 211 Introduction to Nursing (CSM) 4.5
2nd 8 Weeks: NURS 212 Concepts of Homeostasis in Nursing (CSM) 4.5
NURS 816 Open Lab (CSM) 0.5
 Units9.5
Spring Semester
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (SF State) 3
1st or 2nd 8 Weeks: NURS 221 Pediatric Nursing (CSM) 4.5
1st or 2nd 8 Weeks: NURS 222 Maternity Nursing (CSM) 4.5
NURS 225 Nursing Skills Lab II (CSM) 0.5
NURS 817 Open Lab (CSM) 0.5
 Units13
Second Year
Summer Semester
NURS 300 Bridge to Professional Nursing (SF State - Online) 3
NURS 312GW Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing - GWAR (SF State) 3
 Units6
Fall Semester
NURS 522 Chronic Care and End of Life Care Theory (SF State) (Fulfills GE UD-D) 3
1st 8 Weeks: NURS 231 Psychiatric Nursing (CSM) 5
2nd 8 Weeks: NURS 232 Medical/Surgical Nursing (CSM) 5
NURS 235 Nursing Skills Lab III (CSM) 0.5
NURS 818 Open Lab (CSM) 0.5
 Units14
Spring Semester
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (SF State) 3
1st 8 Weeks: NURS 241 Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing (CSM) 5
2nd 8 Weeks: NURS 242 Leadership/Management in Nursing (CSM) 5
NURS 245 Nursing Skills Lab IV (CSM) 0.5
NURS 819 Open Lab (CSM) 0.5
 Units14
Third Year
Summer Semester
Off for NCLEX  
 Units0
Fall Semester
NURS 558 Professional Practice Concepts Theory (SF State - Online) 3
NURS 559 Professional Practice Concepts Practicum (SF State) 3
NURS 530 Community Health and Global Perspectives Theory (SF State) 3
NURS 531 Community Health and Global Perspectives Practicum (SF State) 3
 Units12
 Total Units68.5