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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Nursing, BSN


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About the Program

The School of Nursing offers programs from baccalaureate to doctoral level, including:

Four-year baccalaureate program for high school graduates

Second degree baccalaureate program

Master of Science (MS) as an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science (MS) as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science (MS) as a Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner

Post master’s Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Post master’s Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate

DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Major Requirements (117 - 118 credits)


General Required Courses (15 - 16 credits)


Minimum grade of C required in each course

Required Science Courses (18 credits)


Minimum grade of C required in each course. Average GPA of this area must be 2.70 or better

Other Departmental Courses:


Nursing Selective Requirements (18 credits)


Minimum grade of C required in each course

  • Humanities Selective - select from University list [Fulfills Humanities Core] - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Oral Communication Selective - select from University list [Fulfills Oral Communication Core] - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • School of Nursing Guided Health & Human Sciences Selective - select from list below - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • School of Nursing Guided Sociology Selective - select from list below - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • School of Nursing Guided Statistics Selective - select from list below - Credit Hours: 3.00 (*IF STAT 11300 is selected, then the Science, Technology & Society Core requirement is fulfilled; if not, then Science, Technology & Society Core requirement must be taken as free elective.)
  • [Quantitative Reasoning Core] - select from University list - Credit Hours: 3.00

Electives (2 - 3 credits)


(*Science, Technology & Society Core unless STAT 11300  was selected.)

Program Requirements


14 - 15 Credits


Spring 1st Year


16 Credits


15 Credits


17 Credits


15 Credits


12 Credits


Fall 4th Year


14 - 15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


16 Credits


Notes


*Satisfies a University Foundational Learning Outcome

**If STAT 11300  selected satisfies a University Foundational Learning Outcome

Students must earn a “C” or higher in all required courses

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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