2nd Degree Accelerated
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
The nurse prepared at the baccalaureate level is a professional who has acquired a well-delineated and broad knowledge base for practice. The role of a baccalaureate graduate is multifaceted and developed through extensive study in the areas of liberal education, professional values, core competencies, core knowledge and role development. This knowledge base prepares the beginning baccalaureate graduate to function as a provider of direct and indirect care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
The baccalaureate graduate is also a member of the profession and a designer, manager and coordinator of care. Additionally, the baccalaureate prepared nurse has a background in teaching, research and management skills which lays the foundation for leadership positions and graduate education.
The School of Nursing offers students who have earned a Bachelors degree in another field the opportunity to complete an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing option. The course of study for the BSN degree is completed in 13 months.
Curriculum and degree requirements can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.
|Undergraduate Bulletin Page Numbers|
|2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin||Page 353|
|2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin||Page 362|
|2017-18 Undergraduate Bulletin||Page 345|
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Career opportunities include a variety of work settings such as hospitals, clinics, home health environments, schools, industries, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes and public health units.