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Program Requirements

In order to successfully complete the Online Fast Track RN to BSN program at CSUB and graduate, students must fulfill all of the following requirements.

General Education Prerequisites

All Lower Division General Education must be completed prior to entry into the program

Major Prerequisites: must be completed with a grade of C or better 

Advanced English Composition
Public Speaking
Critical Thinking

Upper Division Coursework

Nursing 3210 Special Topics in Nursing Transitions (1)
Nursing 3220 Professional Nursing: Influence, Policy, & Issues (3)
Nursing 4230 Pathophysiological Basis of Illness and Disease (3)
Nursing 3250 Foundations of Nursing Research (3)
Nursing 4210 Healthcare Ethics (3)
Nursing 4220 Community and Public Health Nursing (Theory)(3)
Nursing 4221 Community and Public Health Nursing (Clinical) (3)
Nursing 4240 Professional Nursing Career Development (2)
Nursing 4902 Leadership in Nursing (3)
Nursing 4250 Special Leadership Project (3)

Upper Division General Education and Graduation Requirements

GWAR Graduate Writing Assessment Requirements (to be completed by exam or course. Course TBD)
Foreign Language Two years of HS foreign language, with a grade of C or better, or one semester of college foreign language
NCLEX Test Credit Units are determined after admission. An Associate's Degree in Nursing does not guarantee admission into the Nursing program. Students will be awarded up to 24 quarter units of NCLEX credit after successful completion of the first term in the Accelerated Online RN to BSN program. Credit earned will be considered test credit and will vary by student.

Admitted Students will complete a background check, drug test, orientation, and clinical clearance documentation. Additional costs will apply for these services.