Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program

 

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program, the graduate:

  1. Provides care independently to stable and unstable individuals, families, communities and populations with complex health needs.

  2. Coordinates and leads in the promotion of health and the provision of care as a member of the health care team.

  3. Demonstrates mastery of entry level RN competencies: communication, therapeutic nursing interventions and critical thinking.

  4. Has met the requirements needed to complete the baccalaureate degree and is prepared to write the NCLEX-RN licensure examination.

Degree Requirements: BSN Major Courses

The BSN Curriculum includes and builds upon the general education, interdisciplinary and nursing course requirements in the AASPN Program. The category of the General Education requirement is indicated after the course. Students are advised to consult with their advisor to ensure proper course selection for this major.

General Education Requirements

COMM 110Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

3

CSCI 101Introduction To Computers

3

Elective (III-A)

3

Elective (IV-A or C)

3

Elective (III-B)

3

HPER 100Concepts of Fitness and Wellness

2

MATH 103College Algebra

4

In addition, students are also required to take an additional 3.00 credits from Elective III-A, III-B or III-C

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Interdisciplinary Course Requirements

BIOL 357Pathophysiology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Nursing Course Requirements

NURS 316Advanced Concepts I Adult Health

4

NURS 321Health Assessment

2

NURS 398AHealth Assessment Clinical

1

NURS 328Nursing Role Transition

2

NURS 330Nursing Research

2

NURS 331Community Health I

2

NURS 398BClinical Concepts I

3

NURS 415Advanced Concepts II Child Health

2

NURS 416Advanced Concepts III Special Populations

2

NURS 498AClinical Concepts II

3

NURS 425Nursing Leadership & Management

3

NURS 431Community Health II

3

NURS 435Synthesis

2

NURS 498BClinical Concepts III

4

Total Credit Hours:35

NURS 321, NURS 398A: Students not enrolled in the nursing programs may take these courses provided they have the permission of the faculty teaching the course.

*May substitute MATH 107 - Pre-calculus; MATH 165 - Calculus I; or MATH 305 - Probability and Statistics for MATH 103 - College Algebra.

 

TOTAL BSN CREDIT HOURS: 128

BSN PROGRAM CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS: 62

AASPN PROGRAM CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS: 66

A cumulative and nursing GPA OF 2.50 or higher are required for graduation with the BSN degree.