Nursing - B.S.N. Program Requirements Download to print
Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
* Minimum C (2.0) grade is required in all specified NURS, BSCI, CHEM and Kent Core MATH courses.
**Minimum C (2.0) grade is required to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
***Student may substiture CHEM 10054 General and Elementary Organic Chemistry for the CHEM 10050 and 10052. Minimum C (2.0) grade is required. All three courses fulfill the Kent Core.
+ NURS 25010 Introduction to Accelerated Nursing is taken instead of NURS 10050 Introduction to Nursing and 20010 Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Health Care Professionals.
BSN for Registered Nurses concentration
For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2012-2013 Roadmap.
|I.||CONCENTRATION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (63 credits) Courses count in major GPA|
|NURS||40075||Information and Patient Care Technology||3|
|WIC||40085||Inquiry and Research for Professional Nursing Practice
|41000||Concepts and Issues for Professional Nursing Practice
|42000||Leadership and Management for Professional Nursing Practice
|43000||Health Promotion for Professional Nursing Practice (clinical)
|44000||Population-based Nursing for Professional Nursing Practice (clinical)||3|
|45000||Health Maintenance and Restoration for Professional Nursing Practice||3|
|46000||Health Care Policy||3|
|47000||Capstone Clinical Course for Professional Nursing Practice||3|
|Upper-division nursing or health care elective*
*Permission of director required.
**BSN for Registered Nurse students will receive credit for up to 33 University semester hours of nursing courses upon completion of NURS 41000 Concepts and Issues in Professional Nursing Practice.
The student must complete all nursing course with a 2.0 grade point average or higher. The student may not repeat any clinical course more than one time and no more than two clinical courses may be repeated. Students attaining two failures in clinical nursing courses are automatically dismissed from the nursing program. A grade of C (2.00) must be obtained on repeat to avoid dismissal from the nursing program.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is granted to registered nurses who complete the planned program of study with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) and a minimum of 2.00 in each nursing course. Students also need to meet all other university requirements for graduation and complete a minimum of 30 semester hours at Kent State University.