This major is designed to prepare individuals with the opportunity to provide professional holistic nursing care to clients in a variety of health care settings. Courses in the biological sciences, social sciences, and liberal arts will provide a sound balance with the nursing classes and clinical experiences to enable the graduates to function at a generalist level. Graduates will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination for Registered Nursing.
About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
Accreditation & Industry Connections
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual wages of registered nurses was $64,690 in May 2010. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $44,190, and the top 10 percent earned $95,130.
Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||1,556,930||$33.56||$68,810|
|Offices of Physicians||235,710||$35.04||$72,890|
|Home Health Care Services||156,730||$31.31||$65,120|
|Nursing Care Facilities||138,080||$29.25||$60,830|
|Outpatient Care Centers||95,180||$34.72||$72,220|
*Statistics reported in May 2011
Special Admissions Requirement
View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.
Tools, Uniforms & Supplies
Students accepted into the Nursing bachelor-degree major will incur expenses for tools/instruments, uniforms, malpractice insurance, clearances and certifications, etc. See the complete list.
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Notice of Conviction
Notice of Conviction via the College Catalog.
Nursing Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.