Basic Baccalaureate Program for Second Degree Candidates (Accelerated Option)

The BSN program for second degree candidates builds on the first baccalaureate degree and includes cognate and required nursing courses. Individualized plans of study are prepared upon application to the College. Second Degree Candidates are admitted to the College intending to major in nursing and apply to the School of Nursing for admission to the BSN program according to established admission criteria.

Course No. Course Title Credits
NURS 220Foundations of Therapeutic Interventions3
NURS 222Professional Nursing I3
NURS 223Fundamentals of Nursing Practice4
NURS 224Health Assessment3
NURS 225Introduction to Writing and Research in Nursing2
NURS 340Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing6
NURS 342Adult Health Nursing I6
NURS 344Maternal Newborn Nursing6
NURS 346Nursing of Children and Families6
NURS 370Public and Community Health Nursing6
NURS 372Adult Health Nursing II6
NURS 374Contemporary Professional Nursing3
NURS 375Transition to Professional Nursing Practice6


BIOL 231Human Anatomy4
BIOL 335Human Physiology4
BIOL 348Microbiology4
CHEM 106General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry II4
PSYC 230Human Development4

Total Credit Hours


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