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

Meets Licensure Requirements for BSN

Does Not Meet Licensure Requirements for BSN

Has Not Been Determined
to Meet Licensure Requirements for BSN

Alabama

 

 

Alaska

 

 

Arizona

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

California

 

 

Colorado

 

 

Connecticut

 

 

Delaware

 

 

Florida

 

 

District of Columbia (D.C.)

 

 

Georgia

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

Idaho

 

 

Illinois

 

 

Indiana

 

 

Iowa

 

 

Kansas

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Maine

 

 

Maryland

 

 

Massachusetts***

 

 

Michigan

 

 

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

Minnesota

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

Missouri

 

 

Montana

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 

 

Nevada

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

 

New York

 

 

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

North Carolina

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

Ohio

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

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

Oregon

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

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

Rhode Island

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 

Texas

 

 

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

Utah

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

 

West Virginia

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

 

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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