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Muskegon Community College

Nursing - RN/BSN Completion Program

GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing

RN/BSN Completion Program

Muskegon Community College Transfer Guide

The quickest way to get from here to there!

This guide will help you to get your BSN the quickest way by using specific classes that “double count”, that is meet two requirements at the same time.  Other courses may be transferable, but may only meet one requirement.  Any questions should be directed to the RNBSN Advisor at 616-331-7160 or email

MCC Courses for transfer to GVSU

GVSU Courses needed for BSN

A.S.A. Degree

Meets MACRAO/MTA (Natural Sciences, Arts, Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy & Literature, Historical Perspectives, and Social & Behavioral Sciences)

Meets U.S. Diversity category


MCC Electives


CHEM 100 + 100A OR CHEM 109 + 109A

Meets CHM 109 Introductory Chemistry

MATH 100A Intermediate Algebra *

Meets MTH 110* (pre-req to STA 215)

MATH 115 Probability and Statistics

Meets STA 215 Introductory Applied Statistics

See course options below**

Meets World Perspectives category


GVSU Courses

Need 30 GVSU earned credits

BMS 310 Basic Pathophysiology, 3 cr.


Issues, 3 cr.


Year 1 Nursing Courses

Year 2 Nursing Courses

NUR 311 Dimensions of Nursing Practice, 2 cr.

IPE 407 Integrated Team Health Care, 2 cr.

NUR 312 Professional Nursing Issues, 2 cr.

NUR 411 Community Based Nursing Care, 4 cr.

NUR Elective (NUR 344, NUR 354) 3 cr.(Second Issues course) or NUR 500 3 cr.

NUR 412 Nursing Care for Populations, 4 cr.

NUR 265 Intro to Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice, 3 cr.

NUR 456 Transformative Nursing Leadership, 4 cr.


** World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 110, ART 198, ART 199, BUS 200, ENG 200, ENG 201, ENG 207, ENG 211,  FR 202, GEOG 104, GEOG 105, GER 202, HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 150, HIST 151, HIST 204, HUM 195, PHIL 210,  PSCI 211, SPAN 202


*Students can fulfill this requirement based on a minimum Math score of 23 on the ACT or by passing placement test upon admission to GVSU.

Total required credits needed for graduation = 120; Last 30 credits must be from GVSU

Equivalency Guide can be found at

All prerequisite courses must be passed with a minimum grade of “C”

3.0 overall GPA desired for admission; minimum GPA -  3.0 on last 15 credits                                                       8/2014



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