Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Division of Nursing offers a Traditional Program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree for students with no prior background in nursing and for licensed practical nurses. An Upper Division program is available to R.N.s in a Weekday/Evening ACCEL option. An accelerated (A.B.S.N.) option, which permits completion of the nursing requirements in one calendar year, is available to applicants who hold a non-nursing baccalaureate degree. A weekend (W.A.B.S.N.) program option, which may be completed in two calendar years, is also available for graduates of non-nursing degree programs. Part-time students must have 57 liberal arts credits prior to entering upper-division nursing courses.
The nursing curriculum is designed to prepare nurse generalists at the baccalaureate level who will promote health and provide nursing care to people of all ages, across all socioeconomic levels.
The program develops nurses who will participate collaboratively with health care agencies, community, and political institutions in promoting the improvement of health care delivery in a rapidly changing society. It stimulates the desire for life-long learning and provides the foundation for graduate education in nursing.
The Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(C.C.N.E.) of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
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