School of Nursing

5th Floor Fisher Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Email: nursing@duq.edu
Phone: 412.396.6550
Fax: 412.396.6346

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RN-BSN Curriculum

RN-BSN Courses = 30 credits

UPNS 112 Information and Technology for Nursing Practice 3 cr.
UPNS 222W Examining Contemporary Nursing and Healthcare Issues 3 cr.
UPNS 223 Population Based Health and Community Health Nursing (3T/3CL) 6 cr.
UPNS 326 Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice 3 cr.
UPNS 327 Practice, Advocacy and Policy Issues for the Older Adult 3 cr.
UPNS 339W Genetics in Nursing and Health 3 cr.
UPNS 411 Nursing Ethics Across the Life Span 3 cr.
UPNS 423W Evidence Based Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice 3 cr.
UPNS 428 Nursing Leadership: Building Leadership Capacity 3 cr.
Optional Focus Areas:
Nursing and Health Care Ethics

UPNS 450 Seminar in Nursing and Health Care Ethics

UPNS 451W Baccalaureate Project in Nursing and Health Care

3 cr.

3 cr.

Global Health and Human Rights

UPNS 452 Seminar in Global Health and Human Rights

UPNS 453W Baccalaureate Project in Global Health and Human Rights

3 cr.

3 cr.

Health Care Quality and Safety

UPNS 454 Seminar in Health Care Quality and Safety

UPNS 455W Baccalaureate Project in Health Care Quality and Safety

3 cr.

3 cr.

Forensic Nursing Science

UPNS 456 Seminar in Forensic Nursing Science

UPNS 457W Baccalaureate Project in Forensic Nursing Science

3 cr.

3 cr.

Nursing Professional Development

UPNS 458 Seminar in Nursing Professional Development

UPNS 459W Baccalaureate Project in Nursing Professional Development

3 cr.

3 cr.

Veterans Health

UPNS 460 Seminar in Veterans Health

UPNS 461W Baccalaureate Project in Veterans Health

3 cr.

3 cr.

University Core Courses

NOTE: YOU MAY NOT NEED TO TAKE ALL OF THESE COURSES.

The following courses must be taken at Duquesne University or transferred from an accredited college or university, prior to or while enrolled in the RN-BSN program. A transcript evaluation will determine which courses are transferable. Contact Gina Plocki, Nursing Recruiter, for more information at 412-396-6534 or plockir@duq.edu

University Core/Electives

MATH 125 Fundamentals of Statistics 3 cr.
UCOR 101 Thinking & Writing Across the Curriculum 3 cr.
UCOR 102 Imaginative Literature and Critical Writing 3 cr.
UCOR 132 Basic Philosophical Questions 3 cr.
UCOR *** Creative Arts:
ARHY 100 Understanding
Art ARHY 290 Non-Western Art
3 cr.
UCOR *** Theology Core:
UCOR 141 Biblical Historical Perspectives
UCOR 142 Theological Views of Human Person
UCOR 143 Global and Cultural Perspectives
3 cr.
UCOR*** Faith and Reason:
PHIL 219 Christian Philosophy
THEO 283 Faith and Reason
3 cr.