Curriculum

The 120-credit bachelor of science in nursing program allows you to transfer in a maximum of 88 credits. The curriculum is made up of advanced core courses and required nursing courses, including practice experiences, which are designed by the student based upon the associated course content.

Students may complete the program in an accelerated time frame and earn their BSN in as little as one year.**

Tuition discounts are available for partner organizations and graduates of Connecticut community colleges.

Required Courses (32 credits):
NUR 380 Health Promotion & Wellness 3
NUR 382 Nursing Science & Information Literacy 3
NUR 475* Research and Evidence-Based Practice Fieldwork Experience 1
NUR 477* Community and Public Health Nursing Fieldwork Experience 1
NUR 478 Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 2
NUR 479* Contemporary Issues and Roles in Nursing Fieldwork Experience 1
NUR 480 Interprofessional Practice and Quality Improvement 3
NUR 482 Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations 2
NUR 484 Community and Public Health Nursing 3
NUR 486 Contemporary Issues and Roles in Nursing Practice 3
NUR 540 Educational Principles for the Health Care Professional 3
NUR 544 Introduction to Informatics 3
NUR 602 Principles of Ethical Theory in Nursing 1
Open Elective 3

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.

*Practice Experiences: The curriculum includes three one-credit practice experiences (NUR 475, NUR 477 and NUR 479). Students design their own practice experiences based upon the associated course content. Additionally, students are expected to make their own arrangements in appropriate agencies to complete their practice experience objectives.

**Students may complete the program at their own pace. The program may be completed in as little as one calendar year by taking two courses per term per semester, but this is not required. It is recommended that students complete the program within four years to ensure that all credits earned reflect the current industry standards.