Accelerated B.S. in Nursing

One-Year Accelerated BSN Program

Students entering the accelerated nursing program must have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) for their earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Students will receive 41 transfer credits towards the nursing degree. In addition, the following prerequisites also are required with a minimum grade of B:

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS (25 credits)
BIOL2203/23     Human A & P I & Lab
BIOL2204/24     Human A & P II & Lab
BIOL2125/26*     Microbiol Hlth Sci & Lab
CHEM1107/17*    Chem for Hlth Sci & Lab
ECON2001     Intro Microeconomics (or)
ECON2122     Intro Macroeconomics
NURS3209     Bioethics
PSYC2201     Statistics

*   Must have been taken within the last ten years.

Summer Semester I (Freshman Level Courses) (6 credits)

NURS2003     Fundamentals of Nursing I
NURS2005     Professional Communication Skills: Individual, Family & Groups & lab

summer Semester II (Sophomore Level Courses) (13 credits)

NURS2200     Health Assessment lab
NURS2210     Pathophysiology
NURS2004     Fundamentals of Nursing II
NURS2007     Pharmacotherapeutics

Fall semester (Junior Level Courses) (20 credits)

NURS3300     Medical - Surgical Nursing I
NURS3310     Psychiatric Nursing
NURS3320     Women's Health Nursing
NURS3340     Nursing Care of the Child and Family

Spring Semester (Senior Level Courses) (20 credits)

NURS4410     Community Health Nursing
NURS4430     Nursing Research
NURS4440     Medical Surgical Nursing II
NURS4460     Preparation for Success
NURS4420     Health Care Management 

A minimum of 125 credits is required for graduation.

Two-Year Accelerated BSN Program

Students entering the accelerated nursing program must have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) for their earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Students will receive 41 transfer credits towards the nursing degree. In addition, the following prerequisites also are required with a minimum grade of B:

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS (25 credits)
BIOL2203/23     Human A & P I & Lab
BIOL2204/24     Human A & P II & Lab
BIOL2125/26*     Microbiol Hlth Sci & Lab
CHEM1107/17*    Chem for Hlth Sci & Lab
PSYC2201     Statistics

*   Must have been taken within the last ten years.

Fall Semester (Freshman Level Courses) (9 credits)

NURS2003     Fundamentals of Nursing I
NURS2005     Professional Communication Skills: Individual, Family & Groups
NURS2007     Pharmacotherapeutics

Spring Semester (Sophomore Level Courses) (13 credits)

NURS2210     Pathophysiology
NURS2004     Fundamentals of Nursing II
NURS3209     Bioethics (if not completed as prerequisite)
NURS2200     Health Assessment & lab

Summer Semester (Junior Level Courses) (10 credits)

NURS3300     Medical - Surgical Nursing I
NURS3310     Psychiatric Nursing  

Fall Semester (Junior Level Courses) (13 credits)

NURS3320     Women's Health Nursing
NURS3340     Nursing Care of the Child and Family 
NURS3208     Healthcare Economics (if not completed as prerequisite)

Spring Semester I (Senior Level Courses) (11 credits)

NURS4410     Community Health Nursing
NURS4420     Health Care Management
NURS4430     Nursing Research

Summer Semester II (Senior Level Courses) (9 credits)

NURS4440     Medical - Surgical Nursing II
NURS4460     Preparation for Success

A minimum of 125 credits is required for graduation effective for FAll 2016 entering class.

For more information, please contact

Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road, H-DH4-02
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-692-2888
Fax: 201-692-2388

Office of Admissions
Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-692-2553
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Office of Financial Aid
Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Teaneck, NJ 07666
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