Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program

END OF PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Develop an individualized plan of care by effectively utilizing the nursing process. Implement the nursing process

  2. Recognize the patient and/or family as the source of control and partner when implementing the nursing process with respect for patient’s and family’s preferences, values, and needs.

  3. Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care and minimize risk.

  4. Collect data to monitor the outcomes of care processes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems.

  5. Arrange care to minimize the risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
  6. Integrate information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.

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.


Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in each of the following General Education, Interdisciplinary and Nursing courses listed below:

General Education Requirements

COMM 110Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

3

MEETS Group I-C General Education Requirement

 

CSCI 101Introduction To Computers

3

MEETS Group II-A General Education Requirement

 

Elective (II-B)

3

Elective (III-A)

3

Elective (III-B)

3

Elective (III-D)

3

 

MATH 103College Algebra

4

MEETS Group III-C General Education Requirement

 

Total Credit Hours:22

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.

AASPN PROGRAM CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS: 66 

BSN PROGRAM CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS: 60

TOTAL BSN CREDIT HOURS: 126

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