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NURSING RN-BSN: Part-Time Spring Admission

REQUIRED PRE-REQUISITES FOR PROGRAM

COURSE CR
PSYC 101 ~INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 101 ~INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3
RN LICENSURE 40
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3
ENGL 102 ~COMPOSITION 2 3
BIOL 107 ~ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 4
BIOL 108 ~ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2 4
PSYC ELECTIVE 3
SOC ELECTIVE 3
TOTAL: 66

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

COURSE CR
COMM 111, 112, OR 202 3
SOCIETY, DIVERSITY & CONNECTIONS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3
HUMAN INQUIRY AND THE PAST GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3
FINE ARTS ELECTIVE 3
LITERATURE ELECTIVE 3
SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
FREE ELECTIVE 7
MATH 211 STATISTICS 3
PHIL 150 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS 3
COMM ELECTIVE 3
ARTS AND CREATIVITY ELECTIVE 3
SOCIETY, DIVERSITY & CONNECTIONS ELECTIVE 3
HUMAN INQUIRY & THE PAST ELECTIVE 3
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVE 3
FREE ELECTIVE 10
TOTAL: 56

Semester 1 SPRING

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 311 FRAMEWORK FOR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences ENGL 102 (PRE-REQ)
NURS 320 HLTH ASSESS/PROMTN LIFE SPAN 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences 2nd year ADN students may take with permission from Director.
TOTAL: 7

Semester 2 SUMMER

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 324 TRENDS AND ISSUES OF HEALTHCARE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences
NURS 330 INFORMATICS: CONCEPTS, APPLICATION AND ISSUES 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences
TOTAL: 6

Semester 3 FALL

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 431 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences PHIL 150 (PRE-REQ)
NURS 440 RESEARCH IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences MATH 211 (PRE-REQ)
TOTAL: 6

Semester 4 SPRING

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 450 EVIDENCE-BASED PRACT PROF NSG 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences
NURS 451 LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences
TOTAL: 6

Semester 5 SUMMER

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 452 COMMUNITY AND POPULATION BASED HEALTHCARE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Explorational Learning Field Experiences
TOTAL: 4

The RN-BSN program prepares students for advancement in professional nursing practice and provides a knowledge base for career mobility and graduate study. The program is designed to be an online degree-completion program for licensed registered nurses (RNs)

Accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. 3343 Peachtree Road NW, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326. Phone 404.975.500, FAX 404.975.5020, WEBSITE www.acenursing.org

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE: This course has a project base clinical component that requires a background check on admission, active CPR card and current immunization.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:
The course includes 45 hours preceptorship and completion of a change project.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:


PRACTICUM and SEMINAR This course has a project base clinical component that requires a background check on admission, active CPR card and current immunization.

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING:

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
151


2019-2020

 
General Education Courses

 

Composition & Rhetoric

(6 CR.)

Science & Technology

(11 CR.)

Math & Quantitative Skill

(3 CR.)

 Society, Diversity & Connections

(12 CR.)

Human Inquiry & the Past

(6 CR.)

The Arts and Creativity

(3 CR.)

ENGL 101

ENGL 102

 

BIOL 107

BIOL 108


Elective: 3 cr.

MATH 211

PSYC Elective


SOC Elective


COMM Elective 3 CR.


 Elective: 3 cr.

 

PHIL 150


 Elective 3 cr.

Elective 3 cr.

FREE ELECTIVES: (10 CREDIT HOURS)

Admission to Program

  • Have an associate degree or diploma in nursing form an accredited school.

  • Possess an active unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the United States. Provisional admission may be granted to an applicant to enroll in NURS 311 and NURS 320 the semester immediately following graduation from an associate degree program. Full admission is contingent upon obtaining an active license prior to completion of NURS 311 and NURS 320.

  • Have a valid RN License in the state in which you will be completing assignments.

  • Not been excluded from another nursing program for any reason, including, but not limited to, academic dishonestly, disruptive behavior or course failure.

  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 based on a 4.0 scale on all college/university course work completed prior to admission.

  • Meet requirements for general admission to college and be admitted to college.

  • Submit completed Nursing and Health sciences application and submit transcripts of all prior college work.

  • No history of felony convictions.

Applications are accepted year round. In the event of space limitation, qualified applications will be offered admission for the following semester

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours equivalent with 60 credit hours os outlined in Course of Study.

  • Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at WVU Parkersburg.

  • Maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 2.0.

  • Complete all courses in the program of study with a minimum grade of “C”.

  • Complete all course work within five years after enrollment in the first nursing course of the RN-BSN program.

2019-2020

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