Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Traditional Option

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Traditional Option

The Traditional BSN Option prepares students for entry level professional nursing practice. This four year option is designed for students who may or may not have a prior degree. Completion of first level prerequisite courses and a minimum GPA of 3.0 are required to submit an application for a clinical nursing seat.

BSN STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Baccalaureate education provides the entry level preparation for professional nursing practice.
Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Function in the beginning role of a baccalaureate generalist nurse in settings that cross all populations and environments
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the core nursing competencies of clinical/critical reasoning, patient safety, and quality improvement principles
  3. Integrate research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values to facilitate clinical practice decisions
  4. Implement the use of patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices to support safe and effective patient care
  5. Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments
  6. Maintain interprofessional collaboration and communication to improve healthcare outcomes
  7. Demonstrate professionalism and its values (including altruism, autonomy, human dignity, social justice, and integrity) as a baccalaureate generalist nurse
  8. Master the required core knowledge for baccalaureate generalist nursing practice

Department of Education Required Licensure Disclosure Information

 

State

Our curriculum Meets RN Educational Requirements for RN Licensure

Our curriculum Does Not Meet RN Educational Requirements for RN Licensure

It Has Not Been Determined that our curriculum
meets Educational Requirements for RN Licensure

Alabama

X

 

 

Alaska

X

 

 

Arizona

X

 

 

Arkansas

X

 

 

California

X

 

 

Colorado

X

 

 

Connecticut

X

 

 

Delaware

X

 

 

Florida

X

 

 

District of Columbia (D.C.)

X

 

 

Georgia

X

 

 

Hawaii

X

 

 

Idaho

X

 

 

Illinois

X

 

 

Indiana

X

 

 

Iowa

X

 

 

Kansas

X

 

 

Kentucky

X

 

 

Louisiana

X

 

 

Maine

X

 

 

Maryland

X

 

 

Massachusetts
Additional Requirements
Nursing program must be approved by state board of nursing

X

 

 

Michigan
Additional Requirements
Completion of training to identify victims of human trafficking required for initial licensure.

X

 

 

Minnesota

X

 

 

Mississippi

X

 

 

Missouri

X

 

 

Montana

X

 

 

Nebraska

X

 

 

Nevada

X

 

 

New Hampshire

X

 

 

New Jersey

X

 

 

New Mexico

X

 

 

New York
Additional Requirements
Completion New York State required infection control and child abuse reporting coursework.

X

 

 

North Carolina

X

 

 

North Dakota

X

 

 

Ohio

X

 

 

Oklahoma
Additional Requirements
Requires transcript with course descriptions sent for approval from State Board of Nursing.

X

 

 

Oregon

X

 

 

Pennsylvania
Additional Requirements
Students must graduate from a School approved by the PA Board of Nursing

X

 

 

Rhode Island

X

 

 

South Carolina

X

 

 

South Dakota

X

 

 

Tennessee

X

 

 

Texas
Additional Requirements
Must pass Texas nursing Jurisprudence Examination to register for the NCLEX.

X

 

 

Utah

X

 

 

Vermont

X

 

 

Virginia

X

 

 

Washington

X

 

 

West Virginia

X

 

 

Wisconsin

X

 

 

Wyoming

X

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

Guam

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

Virgin Islands

   

Program Approval and Accreditation

For specific questions not answered here, contact our prospective nursing advisor Linda Goodwin at lgoodwin@uccs.edu or 719-255-3867.

For nursing intent and nursing prep students with questions about nursing prerequisite advising and the application process, contact Erin Mitchler, emitchle@uccs.edu  or phone 719-255-3621.

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