Curriculum

The 120-credit bachelor of science in nursing program allows you to transfer in a maximum of 90 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.*** Ten credits from the RN to BSN curriculum may also be applied toward the completion of the online MS in Nursing in Operational Leadership upon acceptance into the program.

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

Required Courses (31 credits):
Course Title Credits
NUR 382 Nursing Science & Information Literacy 3
NUR 410 Integrative Health and Healing 3
NUR 412 Health Assessment 3
NUR 478* Research & Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3
NUR 480 Interprofessional Practice & Quality Improvement 3
NUR 484* Community and Public Health Nursing 3
NUR 486* Contemporary Issues and Roles in Nursing Practice 3
NUR 500** Biostatistics 1
NUR 514 Epidemiology and Population Health 2
NUR 516 Health Policy 2
NUR 540
or
Educational Principles for the Health Care Professional
Open Elective
3
NUR 542 Introduction to Health Care Finance 2

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.

*Practice Experiences: The curriculum includes three practice experiences (NUR 478, NUR 484 and NUR 486). 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 who have completed a collegiate-level Biostatistics course may transfer those credits to satisfy the one credit requirement of NUR 500.

***Students may complete the program at their own pace. The program may be completed in as little as one calendar year by taking additional courses each 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.