Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing


Degree Requirements - BSN

The following courses are required to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion:

Course #
Course Title
Credits
MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics 3
EN 306A Professional Writing in the Disciplines: Scientific and Technical Writing 3
NU 300 Pharmacological Applications (VLE via testing) 3
NU 310 Nursing Transitions for the BSN 3
NU 320 Historical Nursing Practice 3
BI 326 Ethics in Science 3
NU 350 Theoretical Foundations 3
NU 355 Pathophysiology for Clinicians 3
NU 400 Global Nursing Perspectives 3
NU 410 Community Health Nursing Practice (16 week course) 5
NU 420 Leadership and the BSN Role (16 week course) 5
HC 451 Health Care and the Political Process 3
NU 450 Research in Nursing 3
NU 455 Integrative Practice in Nursing 3
  Total:    46 hours
LE 300 or 300 level Humanities or Social Sciences Course 3
Course nursing / health care / language related elective 3
Electives: 3 courses totaling 9 hours of Social Science, Humanities, or LE courses (200 level or above). 9
  Total:    15 hours
  Total Degree Hours:    61 hours


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Suggested Plan of Study (Sample for the Fulltime Student)

COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS
Term 1    
NU310 Nursing Transitions 3 cr/hr
MA120 Basic Concepts of Statistics 3 cr/hr
Term 2    
NU350 Theoretical Foundations 3 cr/hr
EN306A Professional Writing 3 cr/hr
  Semester Total 12 cr/hr
Term 3    
NU320 Historical Nursing Practice 3 cr/hr
BI326 Ethics in Science 3 cr/hr
Term 4    
NU355 Pathophysiology 3 cr/hr
  Elective 3 cr/hr
  Elective 3cr/hr
  Semester Total 15 cr/hr
Term 5 - Summer    
(LE) 300 Elective 300 Level or above- LE category course 3 cr/hr
  Elective 3 cr/hr
  Term Total 6 cr/hr
Term 6    
NU400 Global Nursing Perspectives 3 cr/hr
NU420 Leadership (16 weeks) 5 cr/hr
Term 7    
NU450 Research in Nursing 3 cr/hr
  Elective 3 cr/hr
  Semester Total 14 cr/hr
Term 8    
NU410 Community Health (16 weeks) 4 cr/hr
HC451 Health Care Political 3 cr/hr
Term 9    
NU455 Integrative Practice 3 cr/hr
  Elective 3 cr/hr
  Semester Total 13 cr/hr
     
  BSN Completion Credits 60 cr/hr
  Credit for ADN 60 cr/hr
  Total Degree Credit 120 cr/hr


Note: The BSN Degree Completion Program is not currently accredited by a national nursing accrediting body but is engaged in the application process. Please contact the Nursing Dept. at 816.584.6257 for questions about the accreditation process or timeline established for completion of the accreditation process.