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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, RN to BSN Pathway, B.S.

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(120 UNITS)

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, 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.

RN to BSN Pathway

Admission Requirements

Admission criteria for the RN to BS in Nursing pathway are posted on the School of Nursing website: nursing.fullerton.edu.

Admission Procedures

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 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

Total: 41 units

Additional Requirements

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  and PSYC 305L  meet the upper-division writing course requirement.

Total (120 units)

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