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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing for the Registered Nurse - Adult-Gerontology (BSM/MSN)

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Dual Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing

Licensed RNs enter with 30 credits of nursing knowledge

The Psychiatric Nursing specialization is not currently enrolling students. Please refer to the Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty.


University Requirements

  • ENGL 110 - Critical Reading and Writing (minimum grade C-) 3 credits
  • First Year Experience 0-4 credits
  • Discovery Learning Experience (DLE) 3 credits
  • Multicultural Course 3 credits
  • University Breadth Requirements 12 credits
    • Creative Arts and Humanities 3 credits
    • History and Cultural Change 3 credits
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 credits
    • Math, Natural Sciences, and Technology 3 credits

Major Requirements

23 credits, to include a minimum of one course in each of the following five categories: (1) biology, (2) microbiology, (3) chemistry, (4) anatomy and physiology, and (5) nutrition

  • English course (second English composition course) 3 credits
  • Psychology course 3 credits
  • Lifespan development course 3 credits

Core Courses for both the CNS and NP Specialties

For the CNS specialties:

An additional twelve credits from within one of following Clinical Nurse Specializations:

Total Credits Required Clinical Nurse Specialist: 135

After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum requirements

Last Revised 2015-2016 Academic Year

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