Feb 27, 2024
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The baccalaureate curriculum offers pre-licensure 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.
Once accepted into the program, students are required to have a clear criminal background check and other requirements.
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. For current admission deadlines, see the Admissions website at nursing.fullerton.edu.
- Submit a university application (available at calstate.edu/apply) and an official transcript of all previous college work to the Office of Admissions and Records
- Submit a nursing application online to the School of Nursing
- Check 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 three-unit statistics course, with multivariate, inferential, parametric content, is a prerequisite.
All students must complete the university upper-division baccalaureate writing requirement. NURS 305 meets the upper-division writing course requirement.