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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Perfect for the student new to nursing and seeking a traditional Bachelor experience.

Check out our BSN Program… a direct path to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a nursing career!

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is a traditional 4 year program with a diverse clinical format that includes acute, long-term and community care. There are numerous benefits to this program, including a clinically intensive 4th year. A professional development focus and additional time to prepare for the NCLEX, coupled with traditional curriculum pacing, make this a great fit for first-time college students and those desiring a fully-immersed healthcare education.

All students must complete 16 credit hours of liberal arts coursework at TCCNHS as part of the residency requirement.

*Indicates an 8 week course.

Admissions Criteria

First-Time College Student

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Minimum cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.75 or a GED with a score of 530 (score of 53 prior to 2002)
  2. Official ACT score of 19 or higher -OR- SAT score of 1300 or higher (on the 2400 scale), 950 or higher (on the 1600 scale)
    • ACT Code: 3252; SAT code 2200
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (ALONG WITH COMPLETED APPLICATION):

  • Official, sealed high school transcript/GED score
    • Transcripts can be emailed from the originating institution
    • Please note, high school seniors must submit their current transcript at time of application and final transcript after graduation
    • All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Educational Services for a course by course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA (www.wes.org)
  • ACT or SAT scores

Transfer Student/Second Degree Seeker

(Must be high school graduate with 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours of completed college coursework)

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum cumulative college GPA of at least a 2.75
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (ALONG WITH COMPLETED APPLICATION):

  • ALL official, sealed college transcripts
    • Transcripts can be emailed from the originating institution
    • All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Educational Services for a course by course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA (www.wes.org)

* Students wishing to transfer nursing coursework (Advanced Standing) must submit the following:

  • Syllabus for each nursing course the student completed with a grade of “C” or higher
  • The following may be required:
  • Written and/or clinical challenge examinations to determine placement

Course Breakdown

Year 1

Semester 1

Course Name Credit Hours
PSY 110 - Lifespan Development 3
MAT 105 - College Algebra 3
SOPS 101 - Intro To Social Psychology 3
BIO 111 - Anatomy & Physiology I 4
FYE 102 - Learning Foundations 2

Semester 2

Course Name Credit Hours
COM 101 - Speech and Oral Communication 3
PHI 103 - Intro to Ethics 3
BIO 112 - Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENG 101 - College Writing 3
PSY 210 - Concepts of Behavior Change 3
IS 200 - Service Learning in Our Community 1

Year 2

Semester 3

Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 315 - Advanced Composition: Evidence-Based Writing 3
BIO 121 - Microbiology 4
BIO 300 - Pathophysiology 3
NUR 220 - Health Assessment w/Lab 4
NUR 297 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone 2

Semester 4

Course Name Credit Hours
STAT 201 - Statistics 3
BIO 180 - Biology of Food 3
BIO 215 - Core Concepts in Pharmacology 3
NUR 221 - Nursing Skills: Concepts of Quality & Safety 4
NUR 298 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone 1

Year 3

Semester 5

Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 305 - Health & Illness Concepts Across the Lifespan I 6
NUR 307 - Concepts of Intellectual Inquiry 3
NUR 309 - Professional Nursing Concepts 2
NUR 397 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone 1
PHI 205 - World Religions 3

Semester 6

Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 311 - Health & Illness Concepts Across the Lifespan II 6
NUR 312 - Concepts in Leadership & Healthcare Delivery 4
NUR 313 - Concepts in Population Health 2
NUR 398 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone 1
Arts and Sciences Elective 3

Year 4

Semester 7

Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 410 - Clinical Intensive I* 6
NUR 412 - Clinical Intensive II* 6
NUR 497 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone 2

Semester 8

Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 414 - Clinical Intensive III* 6
NUR 416 - Clinical Intensive IV* 6
NUR 498 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone 2

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