Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) refines the practicing nurse’s skills and broadens understanding of the needed nursing roles in complex healthcare environments. Graduates will have a solid foundation to serve as leaders in a variety of practicing areas including meeting patient/family needs holistically at the bedside, managing nursing units, or guiding other nurses’ practice as a unit educator or clinical preceptor. The program is designed for registered nurses who have an associate degree or its equivalent in nursing.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  1. Synthesize Christian principles, evidence-based practice, and interdisciplinary perspectives to make decisions across complex issues for improved outcomes for clients across the life span and organizations. 
  2. Utilize theories and concepts from the arts, humanities, and the Bible to improve critical thinking, teaching-learning effectiveness, and leadership/management strategies. 
  3. Demonstrate Christian caring and client-centered care as priority professional practice values. 
  4. Apply information and communication technologies to facilitate client-focused, culturally diverse self-care management. 
  5. Articulate state, national, and global healthcare trends in policy, finance, and regulatory environments.     
  6. Analyze the value of life-long learning and service to the profession and the community.

 

Degree Title: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Available Formats: Onsite Degree Program, Online Degree Program
Program Core Credit Hours: 120 semester credit hours
Additional Academic Requirements: 
120 Semester Credits
39 General Education
33 General Electives
48 Program Requirements


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