Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current]

Nursing - Health Professionals to BSN Emphasis (B.S.N.)


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Program Admission

See Admissions Procedures  for this program.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.

Program Prerequisites

The Department of Nursing strongly recommends that students complete the following courses as part of their General Education , as they are prerequisites for required major courses and/or requirements for graduation. Students who do not complete these courses as part of General Education can potentially add additional credits and time to their degree. These courses may or may not need to be taken before starting any major courses; consult a Student Success Advisor for details.

NOTE: Transfer students who have not completed the equivalent of SUU’s BIOL 1610 may have this course waived if they complete the equivalent of SUU’s BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology . Please be aware, however, that BIOL 2420 does not count as a Life Sciences General Education course and this category may still need to be fulfilled.

General Education Requirement (30-35 Credits)


See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements (12-15 Credits)
  • Knowledge Area Requirements (16-20 Credits)

Please note: All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits between the Core and Knowledge Area requirements.

Nursing - Health Professionals to BSN Curriculum (82-83 Credits)


Required Support Courses (13-14 Credits)


Select One of the Following


Note

* Students who are not prepared for this math course may need additional math credits/preparation. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for more information.

Pre-Nursing Core (24 Credits)


The Department of Nursing strongly recommends no online courses be taken to complete the “Pre-Nursing Core” requirements.

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University Credit Upon Transfer (20 Credits)


20 lower-division University credit hours will be awarded upon completion of the technical college transfer, per Utah Board of Higher Education Policy R473.

Free Electives (0-2 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, B.S.N. Degree: 120



 

Licensure Notification


This program typically leads to licensure/certification and was designed to meet such qualifications for the state of Utah. Students who are or may be planning to pursue licensure/certification in any other U.S. state or territory may need to meet additional education requirements. This is not a reflection of SUU’s accreditation or quality, as each state and territory regulates their own education requirements for occupational licensure.

Students enrolled in a teacher preparation program may potentially be able to use a Utah educator license to obtain licensure through reciprocity. Additional information may be found through the Department of Teacher Education’s reciprocity table.

An overview of all of SUU’s programs that lead to licensure/certification and the programs’ current determination statuses may be found at www.suu.edu/provost/licensure.html.

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