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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

CatalogUndergraduateCollege of Arts and SciencesNURSBS in Nursing - Nursing - RN-BSN Track

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN-BSN Track

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN-BSN Track 
Total Credit Hours120
Core Requirements:  Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  Program Admission Requirements:  See "Admission Requirements" on the department catalog page.  Other Program Requirements:  See "Other Program Requirements" on the department catalog page.  Graduation Requirements:  All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.    
University College Core Curriculum39
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
Select two credits from the following:  FINC  100  Or  GEOG  110  Or  HEED  112  Or  PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
Select one from the following:  BADM  215  Or  SPEE  200  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
Select one from the following:  MATH  123  Or  MATH  126  Or  MATH  129  Or  MATH  130  Or  MATH  131  Or  MATH  140  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences48
Select two from the following:  ASTR  111  Or  ASTR  112  Or  BIOL  110  Or  BIOL  130  Or  BIOL  150  Or  BIOL  160  Or  CHEM  101  Or  CHEM  102  Or  (CHEM  141  And  CHEM  142)  Or  (CHEM  161  And  CHEM  162)  Or  NSCI  110  Or  NSCI  120  Or  PHYS  111  Or  PHYS  112  Or  PHYS  121  Or  PHYS  122  And ZOOL 210 Or Transfer Equivalency    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  Or  GEOG  210  Or  HIST  212  Or  POLI  200  Or  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  PSYC  210  Or  SOCI  210  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
Select one from the following:  ART  210  Or  COMM  220  Or  ENGL  220  Or  ENGL  223  Or  ENGL  240  Or  ENGL  250  Or  ENGL  253  Or  HIST  210  Or  HUMN  211  Or  HUMN  212  Or  MUSI  210  Or  MUSI  225  Or  MUSI  260  Or  PHIL  210  Or  RELI  215  Or  THEA  203  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Global Literacy53
Select one from the following:  ANTH  210  Or  ART  150  Or  ART  215  Or  BADM  210  Or  CHIN  110  Or  CHIN  120  Or  ENGL  211  Or  ENGL  212  Or  FREN  110  Or  FREN  120  Or  GEOG  220  Or  GLBL  200  Or  HIST  110  Or  HIST  120  Or  HIST  270  Or  PHIL  211  Or  POLI  230  Or  SOCI  150  Or  SPAN  110  Or  SPAN  112  Or  SPAN  120  Or  SPAN  122  Or  THEA  242  Or  YORU  110  Or  YORU  120  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
Select three credits from the following:  BADM  220  Or  CRJC  203  Or  EDUC  211  Or  ENGL  232  Or  ENGL  233  Or  ETCE  101  Or  ETCE  102  Or  ETCE  103  Or  ETCE  200  Or  GEOG  270  Or  HCM  200  Or  HIST  211  Or  PHIL  120  Or  PHIL  212  Or  PNUR  210  Or  POLI  150  Or  SWRK  220  Or Transfer Equivalency    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.
5Not required for students with 30+ transfer credits from a foreign institution. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
 
Program Requirements81
Support Courses for the Major17
BIOL  255  And  PSYC  210  And  ZOOL  230  And  BADM  216  Or  POLI  240  Or  PSYC  233  Or  SOCI  331  Or  STAT  202  And  PSYC  320  Or  PSYC  331  Or  PSYC  343  Or  PSYC  360  Or  PSYC  365  Or  PSYC  422  Or approved equivalents from an accredited college or university    
Transferable Major Courses32
Validation of previous nursing education, 32 nursing credit hours transferred from ADN program, is based on successful completion of NURS 300 and NURS 320  Transferred ADN courses accepted are NUR 112 And NUR 113 And NUR 114 And NUR 212 And NUR 213 Or approved equivalents from an accredited college or university.    
Upper Division Courses32
 NURS  300  And  NURS  310  And  NURS  320  And  NURS  325  And  NURS  400  And  NURS  411  And  NURS  430  And  NURS  450  And  NURS  480  And select one from the following:  NURS  330  Or  NURS  370  Or  NURS  380  Or  NURS  421    

 

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