Nov 14, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Nursing, RN-BSN Option


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The RN-BSN student will transfer or complete the following courses prior to admission to the nursing program.

Curriculum Requirements


This program is designed for the Registered Nurse who has a license to practice in the State of North Carolina.  The student will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to function as professional nurses in a variety of health care settings.  Throughout the curriculum the student will obtain competencies for professional nursing practice including critical thinking, decision making, communication, leadership, and high-tech procedures to respond to changing needs and environments in today’s health care settings.

1. 120 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or better.  Students must have a cumulative average of 80 in all nursing courses for success.  Students who fail a nursing course, will have the opportunity to repeat the course only once.

2. General Education Requirement: 37 Credits


Students are required to have 37 GEC credits that can be transferred from the Associate Degree or taken at NCCU.

Students are given 61.0 Advance placement credits for completion of the Associate Degree in Nursing or the Diploma in Nursing.  Science courses are included in the Advanced Placement.

All general education requirements must be complete prior to admission to the nursing program. If necessary, no more than one GEC course can be taken after admission to the nursing program.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


Students complete a capstone project.

Program Notes:


Thirty (30) credit hours must be complete at NCCU.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Nursing, RN-BSN Track

The RN-BSN student will transfer or complete the following courses prior to admission to the nursing program.

 

Semester I

NURS 4520  -  Introduction to Professional Nursing for RNs ( 3 )   *

NURS 4550  -  Nursing Research for RNs ( 3 )  

NURS 4540  -  Special Health Care Problems for RNs ( 5 )   *

Total Credit Hours: 11

Semester II 

NURS 4560  -  Leadership and Management for RNs ( 3 )  

NURS 4580  -  Community Health for RNs ( 5 )  

NURS 4530  -  Health Assessment for RNs ( 3 )   

Total Credit Hours: 11

Note:

The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU to recieve a Baccalaureate Degree.

Total Nursing Credit Hours: 22 credit hours

Total Credit Hours: 120 credit hours

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