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2013-2015 University Catalog 
    
2013-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Entry-level Baccalaureate Pathway, EL-BS


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(120 UNITS)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


The baccalaureate curriculum offers entry-level students and registered nurses with an associate degree in nursing (or its equivalent) an upper-division program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing. Graduates are eligible for certification as public health nurses in the State of California.

Enrty-Level Baccalaureate Pathway (120 units)


The entry-level baccalaureate (EL-BS) curriculum offers students who are not registered nurses (RNs) a pathway to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing. Graduates are eligible for certification as public health nurses in the State of California. The EL-BS program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Admission Requirements


Admission criteria for the EL-BS are posted on the School of Nursing website: nursing.fullerton.edu.

Admission Procedures


Admission to the EL-BS pathway is a two-step process. The first step requires applying to the university, which sets deadlines for new applications. For current deadlines and application requirements, see the Admissions website: fullerton.edu/admissions.

  • Submit a university application, available at csumentor.edu and an official transcript of all previous college work
  • After completing prerequisite courses, submit a nursing application form to the School of Nursing Office (EC-190) with an official transcript of all previous college work (application available at nursing.fullerton.edu)
  • Admission to the university as a pre-nursing student does not guarantee admission to the EL-BS major (This program has impacted status, which means that more applications are received than spaces available)
  • Applications are screened using supplemental admission criteria, including prerequisite course completion, minimum GPA requirement, HESI Admission Assessment exam, application/volunteer work experience, and residency. Information about HESI testing dates and times is available at nursing.fullerton.edu
  • Once accepted into the program, students are required to have professional liability insurance, a clear criminal background check, current health insurance, current American Heart CPR certification for healthcare providers, meet the health requirements of the university and assigned clinical agencies, a valid California driver’s license and auto insurance

Total (120 units)


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