Nursing B.S.N. Accelerated Option

The Accelerated BSN Option allows qualified individuals, who hold a baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than nursing, to complete the BSN program in 15 months of full time study. Students must fulfill all general education requirements as well as all requirements of the nursing major. All students will be eligible for the reduced core. The program begins each year in May.

Admission to the Accelerated BSN Program is based on the cumulative grade point average for the following prerequisite courses (or approved equivalents):

CHEM 109T1:Gen Org/Biochem I3
CHEM 109LGen Org/Biochem I/Lab1
CHEM 110Gen Org/Biochem II3
CHEM 110LGen Org/Biochem II: Lab1
BIO 209Anatomy/Physiology I3
BIO 209LAnatomy/Physiology I: Lab1
BIO 210Anatomy/Physiology II3
BIO 210LAnatomy/Physiology II: Lab1
BIO 206Microbiology3
BIO 206LMicrobiology: Lab1
PSYC 210DV:T1:Human Devel Across Lifes3
MATH 221Statistics3

Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher in these prerequisite courses. In addition, a grade of C- or lower in any of the above listed courses will not be accepted. Students must also have an overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher in their baccalaureate program and complete an interview with the Gary and Linda Byers School of Nursing Admissions Committee. Science courses must have been completed within the past seven years.



Nursing Accelerated Program Requirements

Biology (6 sem. hrs.)
BIO 290Pathophysiology3
NS 207Nutrition3
Philosophy (3 sem. hrs.)
PHIL 304H3:Bioethics3
Nursing (54 sem. hrs.)
NURS 220ACH1:Theo Found for Nursing Prac3
NURS 230ACHlth Assess/Prom for Nurs Prac4
NURS 240ACDM:Clinical Pharm/Nurs Mgt3
NURS 310ACFound of Nurs w/Older Adult5
NURS 320ACDV:Nurs to Promote Mental Hlth4
NURS 330ACDV:Nurs w/ Acutely Ill Adults4
NURS 335ACDV:Nurs w/ Acute Ill Adults II4
NURS 340ACDV:Nursing with Families I4
NURS 410ACNursing Research3
NURS 420ACDV:Population Focused Nursing4
NURS 425ACNursing of Families II4
NURS 430ACNursing Leadership5
NURS 440ACNurs w/ Critically Ill Adults5
NURS 450ACNursing Capstone2