Mar 22, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Nursing, Accelerated Option, B.S.N.

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Curriculum Requirements

This program is designed to enable students who have a four year degree to obtain a BSN in nursing in fourteen - fifteen months.  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. 126 Semester Hours:

Complete a minimum of 126 semester hours with a cumulative average of 80 in all nursing courses for success.  Students must have a GPA of 3.0 on their previous four year degree to qualify for the nursing program.  Students who fail a nursing course, will have the opportunity to repeat the course only once.

2. General Education Requirement:

***All General Education Courses Must Be Completed Prior to Admission to Nursing***

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 in math/science courses.  There is a limited time for repeating these courses for consideration in the nursing program.

All general education requirements must be complete prior to admission to the nursing program.  GEC requirements are generally transferred from the first degree.

3. Program Requirements:

Departmental requirements (must have a '80' or better):

Students must complete a pre-assessment exam successfully prior to admission.

Pre-Nursing Courses - Complete after enrollment.

5. Additional Requirements

Demonstrate proficiency on selected clinical skills and proficiency in the clinical settings.

Program Notes:

Students must complete all science required courses with a “C” or better prior to enrolling in nursing courses.  The student must have a math/science cumulative GPA of 2.8.

Students must have a minimal GPA of a 2.0 to complete the Nursing program.

Students cannot progress to the next level course until all prior level courses are complete.

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