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University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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 an 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:


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.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

SOCI 2000  -  Global Societies and Human Behavior ( 3 )  

Total Hours: 9

Spring Semester

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

CHEM 1000  -  Physical Science Related to Chemistry ( 3 )  

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

Total Hours: 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

BIOL 1620  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology II ( 4 )  

Foreign Language II (3)

PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

Total Hours: 13

Spring Semester

BIOL 2510  -  Introduction to Microbes and Disease ( 4 )  

NURS 2011  -  Introduction to Professional Nursing ( 4 )  

FOOD 2200  -  Introduction to Human Nutrition ( 3 )  

NURS 2030  -  Medical Terminology ( 2 )  

MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  

NURS 2020  -  Health Assessment ( 3 )  

Total Hours: 19

Nursing Clinical Courses Begin

The RN will complete the following nursing courses (22 credits)

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 )   *

Semester II

NURS 4000  -  Leadership and Management ( 3 )  

NURS 4560  -  Leadership and Management for RNs ( 3 )  

Professional Development

Note:

The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU

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