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Grand Rapids Community College

Nursing - RN/BSN Completion Program

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 RN/BSN Advisor, Wanda Moerland, RN at 331-6742 or email to


GRCC Courses GVSU Courses
MTA Meets foundations, WRT 150, 1 SWS
PY 201 General Psychology Meets PSY 101
GRCC Electives  
BI 232 Genetics Meets BIO 355
CHM 120 Survey of General Chemistry Meets CHM 109 + Physical Science
MA 110 College Algebra Meets math requirement
MA 215 Statistics Meets STA 215 + Mathematical Sciences
BI 240 Pathophysiology Meets BMS 310
Transferable World Perspectives class Meets World Perspectives category
Transferable U.S. Diversity class Meets U. S. Diversity category


GVSU Courses Still Needed:

  • Need 30 earned GVSU credits
  • Need RN licensure to take the following classes:
    • NUR 310 Professional Nursing Seminar, 2 cr
    • NUR 500 Health Assessment Skills for Nurses, 3 cr
    • NUR 410 Professional Role Transition, 4 cr
    • NUR 425 Care of Clients with Chronic Conditions, 5 cr
    • NUR 426 Health in Diverse Communities, 5 cr
    • NUR 435 Research Application in Nursing Practice, 2 cr
    • NUR 455 Leadership & Nursing Care Management, 3 cr


RN/BSN Completion Program

Total required credits needed for graduation = 120.  Last 30 credits must be from GVSU Equivalency Guide can be found at

All pre-requisite courses must be passed with a minimum grade of “C”

Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (includes non-GVSU college credits) OR minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 15 credits.

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