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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Integrated Community College or RN to BSN Pathway, B.S.

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(120 UNITS)

Students complete 70 transferable units from the Community College Associate Degree in Nursing program. They are admitted as part of an integrated community college to BS in Nursing program, or following graduation with their Associate Degree in Nursing.

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. The 120 units consist of a specific combination of prerequisites, general education, nursing and elective courses. Graduates are eligible for certification as public health nurses in the State of California.

Priot to admission, students are required to complete a criminal background check.

Integrated Community College ADN to BS in Nursing and RN to BS in Nursing 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 criteria for the Integrated Community College ADN to B.S. in Nursing pathway can be accessed through partner community colleges.

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. BIOL 305  is required for Integrated ADN. RN to BSN students may choose any upper division G.E. area B.5. Students are advised when meeting upper division G.E. category C.4 that the course also meets G.E. category Z.

All students must complete the university upper-division baccalaureate writing requirement. NURS 305  meets the upper-division writing course requirement.

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) (up to 20 units)

Per Executive Order 1084 System-wide Nursing Policy, the RN-BSN curriculum must include Credit for Demonstration of Prior Learning of Pre-licensure Nursing Content.

Total (120 units)

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