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Notice – 12/9/2020

In response to changing workforce demands, UH Manoa Nursing has created a new Online ADN to BS program for associate degree in nursing and diploma graduates. Prospective students apply to the new Online ADN to BS program that enrolls in fall and spring. We are no longer accepting applications to this pathway. The program curriculum below applies to students currently enrolled in this pathway.

Upon admission, each student will receive a personalized review of completed coursework to create an individualized progression plan for program completion including general education requirements.

General Education Core and Graduation Requirements
31 credits
Diversification Core
19 credits
Natural Science (7)
Arts/Humanities/Literatures (6)
Social Science (6)
Foundation Core
12 credits
Written Communication (3)
Quantitative Reasoning (3)
Global/Multicultural Perspectives (6)
Nursing Prerequisite Courses
6 credits
6 credits Statistics (3)
Pharmacology (3)
Associate Degree Nursing Coursework & General Electives
Approximately 49 credits
Approximately 49 credits Upon admission, each student will receive a personalized review of completed coursework.
Upper Division Nursing Coursework
34 credits
Summer or 
Prior Semester
9 credits
NURS 301 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice and Health Promotion (W) (3) *
NURS 363 Introduction to Nursing Research (E) (3)
NURS 452 Cultural Aspects of Health Management in Populations Indigenous to Hawaii, the Pacific, and Asia (H) (3)
* NURS 301: Cannot be taken prior to graduating from a diploma or associate degree program in nursing
12 credits
NURS 450 Community, Public and Global Health (2)
NURS 450L Community, Public and Global Health Lab (O, W) (3)
NURS 453 Introduction to Genetics in Nursing Practice (3)
Nursing Elective (4)
13 credits
NURS 460 Complex Nursing and Leadership (4)
NURS 460L Complex Nursing and Leadership Lab (W) (6)
NURS 461 Advanced Pathophysiology and Neurobiology (3)

Total Number of Credits: 120

Curriculum effective for cohorts entering: Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020

Current students refer to STAR for their individualized curriculum pathway.

Approved by committee: October 15, 2018

Page updated: January 6, 2020

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