Jul 12, 2024  
2022-23 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-23 Undergraduate Bulletin ARCHIVED

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSN

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The curriculum of the Richard and Lucille DeWitt School of Nursing  allows for individual planning and is based on the mission statement and core values. The curriculum plan includes courses in general education, science and the humanities and a nursing core. The curriculum exposes students to each of the major practice areas of nursing; clinical practice aids in development of skill competencies.

The baccalaureate program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and the Texas Board of Nursing. Upon successful completion, students may apply to take the state licensure exam.

Degree Requirements

  1. Core Curriculum Requirements (42 hours)
  2. Foundation of Knowledge (22-23 hours)
  3. Pre-Nursing Requirement (3 hours)
  4. A nursing major of at least 51 to 55 hours, including three hours of nursing electives
  5. Enough additional hours to make a total of at least 120 semester hours of acceptable credit
  6. A minimum of 42 hours of residence work on SFA campus, of which 36 semester hours must be 3000- to 4000-level courses
  7. A maximum of 66 hours may be transferred from a junior college.
  8. A grade of at least C in each first-year English course, a C average in coursework completed at SFA, a minimum of C in each course in the major field and specified cognates. These required averages are based upon those courses in each category included in the student’s official degree plan.

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