Mar 04, 2024
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.
RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pathway (120 units)
Admission criteria for the RN to BS in Nursing Pathway are posted on the School of Nursing website: nursing.fullerton.edu.
Students are accepted into the nursing program in the fall and spring semesters. The university sets deadlines for new applications. For current deadlines, see the Admissions website at http://www.fullerton.edu/admissions.htm.
- Submit a university application (available at csumentor.edu) and an official transcript of all previous college work to the Office of Admissions and Records
- Submit a nursing application form to the School of Nursing Office (EC-190) with a transcript copy of all previous college work and two letters of reference from current or previous employers or instructors
- Check with the School of Nursing website for application deadlines and required documents
- Once accepted into the program, students must submit all required current documents as listed on the School of Nursing website
Requirements for the Degree
The 120 units consist of a specific combination of prerequisites, general education, nursing, and elective courses.
The following courses are required for the nursing major:
Nine additional units of CSUF upper-division general electives are required to complete upper-division, in-residence units. A threeunit statistics course, with multivariate, inferential, parametric content, is a prerequisite.
All students must complete the university upper-division baccalaureate writing requirement. NURS 305 and PSYC 305L meet the upper-division writing course requirement.