2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Major (RN Track), BS in Nursing


RN Track for Bachelor of Science in Nursing


  1. RNs must complete the same non-nursing requirements as other students. They are exempt from the sophomore level NURS 201 - Introduction to Nursing  course and will be given proficiency credit based on RN status. (Satisfactory/No Credit.)
  2. Students starting upper division coursework will receive proficiency credit for five major clinical nursing courses. Courses for which credit will be attained include NURS 361 , NURS 403 , NURS 404 , NURS 421 , and NURS 461 . These credits will be held in escrow until the graduating semester for a student and are indicated with a double asterisk. (Satisfactory/ No Credit.)
  3. All students take the community course NURS 382 .
  4. RN-BSN students are required to take NURS 333 - Health Assessment .
  5. Proficiency credit can be obtained in several other courses by passing instructor-made exams or preparing other work as specified by the faculty. These courses include NURS 319 - Pathophysiology of Health Deviations , NURS 351 - Pharmacology I , and NURS 406 - Pharmacology II  (indicated by an asterisk). All proficiency credit not designated as Satisfactory/No Credit carries a letter grade.
  6. The entire upper-division nursing curriculum can be completed in one calendar year. Students not enrolled in nursing courses for two consecutive semesters, excluding summer, will be administratively withdrawn from the program. Those seeking reentry must reapply to the College of Nursing. Students accepted for the master’s program can begin part-time graduate level study while in the final semester of the undergraduate program.