Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)

Full Program
36 Months – 120 semester credits

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)

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Program Description
36 Months –120 Semester Credits
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program develops the student’s ability to analyze and apply research and evidence-based practice models into various healthcare environments. Through the application of theory, research, and translation of outcomes, the student will analyze clients, community, public health, technology, aging, and vulnerable populations with a focus on healthcare quality, safety, and improved outcomes. This program prepares the successful and licensed graduate for an entry level position as a registered nurse at the bachelor’s degree level.

End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of liberal education into nursing practice
  2. Demonstrate interprofessional leadership and communication skills to effectively implement safe and quality care in an evolving healthcare delivery system
  3. Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and client preference in planning, implement and evaluating outcomes of care
  4. Use technology to assist in effective client care in a variety of healthcare settings
  5. Explore the impact of socio-cultural, economic, legal and political factors influencing healthcare delivery and practice
  6. Use interprofessional communication and collaboration skills to deliver evidence-based, client-centered care
  7. Use evidence-based practices to guide health teaching, health counseling, screening, outreach, disease and outbreak investigation, referral, and follow-up throughout the lifespan
  8. Demonstrate the professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct
  9. Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters in patients, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements and procedures, applicants wishing consideration for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program must: 

  1. Complete a program application
  2. Be eligible to meet all externship requirements
  3. Must agree to the Nursing Core Qualifying Exam (NCQE) requirements

Prerequisite for Nursing Concentration (Core) Courses
All students must have a GPA of 2.5 (letter grade of C) or higher on a 4.0 scale in all general education courses required in the program degree plan prior to starting nursing concentration core courses unless otherwise noted. Additional prerequisites may apply. Please review the course descriptions and degree plan for more information and requirements.

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Program Disclosures
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