B.S. in Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N.) Graduates of a Diploma School - without an Associate Degree

Upon the completion of a diploma and passing the NCLEX-RN, Fairleigh Dickinson University will award a minimum of thirty (30) credits toward the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.  These credits will satisfy the lower division requirements of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s BSN degree.  The remaining Courses needed to complete the degree requirement are listed below.

 

 GENERAL EDUCATION REQ.

62  Credits
 

LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS

37  Credits
ART____
Art Elective:____________
3
Computers and Software
3
Academic Writing
3
Academic Research & Writing
3
ENGL ____
Eng Lit Elective:_____________
3
HIST ____
History Elective: ______________
3
PHED____
Physical Education
1
PHED____
Physical Education
1
General Psychology I
3

PSYC2201

Statistics
3
SPCH____
Speech:_____________
3
________
Free Elective
3
________
Free Elective
3
 

SCIENCES

16 credits

Human Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab

4
Human Anatomy & Physiology II & Lab
4

BIOL2125/26

Microbio Health Sci. & Lab
4
Chem for Health Sci. & Lab
4
 

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

9 Credits
Global Issues
3
Perspectives on the Individ.
3
Cross-cultural Perspectives
3
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

36  Credits
Pharmacotherapeutics
3
Health Assessment I
2
Lab: Health Assessment I
2
Healthcare Economics
3
Bioethics
3
Prof Nurse in the 21st Cent
3
Community Health Nursing
5
Health Care Management
3
Nursing Research
3

NURS6600

Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice:Philosophy & Theories (fall)

3
NURS7702Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS____Elective: ___________
3
   

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.