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. The RN-BSN completion program includes two clinical courses with a total of 90 practicum hours required.
Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:
- 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.
- Utilize theories and concepts from the arts, humanities, and the Bible to improve critical thinking, teaching-learning effectiveness, and leadership/management strategies.
- Demonstrate Christian caring and client-centered care as priority professional practice values.
- Apply information and communication technologies to facilitate client-focused, culturally diverse self-care management.
- Articulate state, national, and global healthcare trends in policy, finance, and regulatory environments.
- Analyze the value of life-long learning and service to the profession and the community.
- CM3000 Christian Excellence
- ET3000 Ethics
- IT1000 Introduction to Computers
- PH3000 Transformed Worldview
- TH4000 Introduction to Theology
- SI4000 Pathophysiology for Nurses
- CM3100 Concepts of Leadership
- PS4010 Learning, Memory and Cognition
- NR3000 Emerging Issues in Nursing
- NR3100 Information and Health Literacy
- NR3200 Nursing Theory
- NR3300 Unlocking Evidence-Based Practice
- NR3400 Advanced Clinical Concepts I: Health Assessment and Pharmacology
- NR4100 Environmental Applications for Nursing
- NR4400 Advanced Clinical Concepts II: Health Promotion and Vulnerable Populations
- NR4200 Community Oriented Nursing Concepts
- NR4800 Christian Servant Leadership for Nursing