Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Nursing - RN-BS Nursing Option, BS (43-288) (120 hours)

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RN-BS Nursing Option, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing will use the knowledge, skills and attitudes obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate caring and goal directed relationships with all members of the health care team including patients/clients and their support systems.
  • Demonstrate use of data and technology to monitor outcomes, promote safety, and continuously improve patient centered care and health care systems.
  • Demonstrate intellectual skill based on the use of theories and principles guided by logic and sound judgment to allow for the provision of safe quality nursing care. (See handbook for more.)
  • Actively engage in interaction based on mutual respect with collaboration toward goal achievement.
  • Internalize and demonstrate ethically grounded behaviors reflective of the ANA Nursing’s Social Policy Statement, Scope and Standards of Practice (2010) and ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses (2015).


General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Additional General Education requirements do not apply to Registered Nurses seeking a B.S. in Nursing.

Transfer Hours: 30-34 Semester Hours

Free Electives: 0-4 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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