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Pre-select Track

This track is designed for students who are graduating from the MDC Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree program and have made application to the RN-BSN program and are scheduled to take their NCLEX RN examination within the semester of acceptance to the RN-BSN program. Students may only register for NUR 3069 and NUR 3805 during the first semester.

Once students have successfully completed the NCLEX RN and present a copy of a Florida RN license to the New Student Center or the RN-BSN Chairperson they will be recoded into the RN-BSN program.

Students who have not successfully completed the NCLEX RN by the end of the first semester will not be permitted to progress in the BSN program.

Full-time Track

This track is designed for students who desire to complete the program in three semesters. It is recommended that this track be considered for those who are not working or are only working part-time.

Typically this track has two days per week for classroom time and one or two days per week for clinical hours in the second and third semesters.

RN-BSN Program Full-Time Option Schedule (4 courses)
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Advanced Health
Assessment
(NUR 3069)
Foundations of Professional
Nursing Practice
(NUR 3846)
Leadership and
Management Theory
(NUR 4827)
Transition to Professional
Nursing
(NUR 3805)
Nursing Research
(NUR 3165)
**Advanced Concepts
Practicum
(NUR 4945C)
Globalization of Nursing Practice
(NUR 4667)
Community Health Nursing
Theory
(NUR 4636)
Elective - One (Geriatrics,
Parish Nursing, Alternative
Medicine, Ethics, etc.)
Culture in Nursing Practice
(NUR 3045)
* Community Health Nursing
Practicum
(NUR 4636L)
 

*Designates that this course has 120 clinical hours that must be completed in the assigned community health practicum sites. Clinical sites are located in Miami-Dade County.

** Designates that this course has 96 precepted clinical hours. Please note that the preceptors and sites must be approved by the clinical faculty and /or program Chair. Clinical sites are located in Miami-Dade County.

Part-time Track

This track is for those students who plan to work while completing the RN-BSN program. The three course design is recommended for those students who work part-time. The two course design is recommended for those students who work full-time. The classroom hours can be done in one day with another day for clinical hours.

RN-BSN Nursing Program Part-Time Option Schedule (3 courses)
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
Advanced Health Assessment
(NUR 3069)
Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
(NUR 3846)
Community Health Nursing Theory
(NUR 4636)
Leadership and Management Theory
(NUR 4827)
Transitions to Professional Nursing
(NUR 3805)
Nursing Research
(NUR 3165)
*Community Health Nursing Practicum
(NUR 4636L)
**Advanced Concepts Practicum
(NUR 4945C)
Culture in Nursing Practice
(NUR 3045)
Globalization of Nursing Practice
(NUR 4667)
Elective can be taken here Elective can be taken here

 

RN-BSN Nursing Program Part-Time Option Schedule (2 courses)
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5
Advanced Health Assessment
(NUR 3069)
Foundations of Professional Nursing
(NUR 3846)
Nursing Research
(NUR 3165)
Community Health Nursing theory
(NUR 4636)
Leadership and Management Theory
(NUR 4827)
Transition to Professional Nursing
(NUR 3805)
Culture in Nursing Practice
(NUR 3045)
Globalization of Nursing Practice
(NUR 4667)
*Community Health Nursing Practicum
(NUR 4636L)
Elective can be taken here.
**Advanced Concepts Practicum
(NUR 4945C)
Elective can be taken here.

Elective: 3000 or 4000 Elective - One (Geriatrics, Parish Nursing, Alternative Medicine, Ethics, etc.) may be taken in Semester 3 or Semester 4.

*Designates that this course has 120 clinical hours that must be completed in the assigned community health practicum sites. Clinical sites are located in Miami-Dade County.

** Designates that this course has 96 precepted clinical hours. Please note that the preceptors and sites must be approved by the clinical faculty and /or program Chair. Clinical sites are located in Miami-Dade County.