B.S. in Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N.) Graduates of a Diploma School - without an Associate Degree


Upon the completion of a diploma and passing the NCLEX-RN, Fairleigh Dickinson University will award a minimum of thirty (30) credits toward the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.  These credits will satisfy the lower division requirements of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s BSN degree.  The remaining Courses needed to complete the degree requirement are listed below.
General Education Requirements (54 credits)

Liberal Arts Requirements (32 credits)

ART____       Art Elective
CSCI1105      Computers and Software
ENWR1101     Academic Writing
ENWR1102     Academic Rsrch & Writing
ENGL_____   Eng Literature Elective
HIST____      History Elective
PHED____     Physical Education
PHED____     Physical Education
PSYC1103     General Psychology
PSYC2201     Statistics
SOCI1101      Intro to Sociology
SPCH____    Speech
 

Sciences (16 credits)

BIOL1103/13     Human Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab
BIOL1104/14     Human Anatomy & Physiology II & Lab
BIOL2125/26     Microbio Health Sci. & Lab
CHEM1107/17     Chem for Health Sci. & Lab

University Requirements (6 credits)

UNIV1001       Transitioning to University Life
UNIV1002        Preparing for Professional Life

Major Requirements  (36 credits)

NURS2007     Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS2200     Health Assessment I
NURS2201     Lab: Health Assessment I
NURS3208     Healthcare Economics
NURS3209     Bioethics
NURS3371     Prof Nurse in the 21st Cent
NURS4410     Community Health Nursing
NURS4420     Health Care Management
NURS4430     Nursing Research
NURS6600     Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice:Philosophy & Theories (fall)
NURS7702     Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS____     Elective

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.