Our BSN Program

The professional nursing curriculum provides undergraduate education for students wishing to prepare for a career as a professional nurse. Graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and are eligible to write the NCLEX-RN for licensure as a registered nurse.

A pre-professional program in Nursing Science is required of students seeking admission to the professional curriculum. The first two years of coursework are designated as Pre-Nursing (PNUR). Although the School of Nursing does not offer a separate program for second-degree students, students with a bachelor’s degree in other disciplines are encouraged to apply to the professional program. Pre-requisites for second-degree students are listed below. The upper-division Professional Nursing Curriculum (NURS) requires six semesters of study, including classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences.