Nursing, Traditional Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

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.

Example of some of the nursing lab equipment: IV bag and tubing. Nursing instructor demonstrating the assessment of an intravenous solution with students observing in the lab. Student nurse exposing an IV site for a dressing change.

After Graduation

Career Opportunities

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for registered nurses was $66,220 in May 2013. The top 10 percent earned more than $96,320.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals1,553,080$33.94$70,590
Offices of Physicians178,810$30.22$62,850
Home Health Care Services166,910$32.17$66,910
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)142,490$29.81$62,010
Outpatient Care Centers102,410$35.62$74,100

Statistics reported in May 2013

Special Admissions Requirements

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Nursing, Traditional Special Admissions Requirements

Performance Standards

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Transfer Procedures

View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.

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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.

Some items are available for purchase through The College Store.

Clubs & Activities

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Notice of Conviction

Notice of Conviction via the College Catalog.

Nursing Advisory Committee

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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.

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