Candidates for the B.S. in Nursing are required to complete two components: a liberal arts and a nursing component. These two components combine for 128 credits. A minimum of 55 credits must be taken at St. Joseph’s College while enrolled in the upper-division nursing program.
|Baccalaureate Curriculum Liberal Arts Component|
|GS 402 Critical Thinking for Professionals||3|
|Natural Sciences and Mathematics||Credits|
|* Anatomy and Physiology||6-8|
|BIO 331 Pathophysiology||3|
|COM 140 Microcomputer Applications I||3|
|MAT 151 Statistics||3|
|* Growth and Development||3|
|PSY 150 Group Dynamics and Communication||3|
|GS 400 Adults in Transition||3|
|* Lower-division course requirements: Candidates are eligible to apply for admission after completing 24 credits of lower division course requirements at a regionally accredited junior or senior college. CLEP challenge exams are available in selected science and liberal arts courses.|
Unrestricted Electives 8-11 Credits.
|NU 300 Theoretical Bases in Nursing||3|
|NU 310 Professional Nursing Practice Roles||3|
|NU 350 Professional Nursing with Individuals||4|
|NU 400 Professional Nursing with Families||3|
|NU 410 Professional Nursing with Communities||6|
|NU 420 Nursing Research||3|
|NU 430 Nursing Leadership||3|
|NU 450 Professional Nursing Practicum||6|
The Department reserves the right to require an additional English writing course(s) at any point in a student’s program if deemed appropriate based on the student’s writing level.