B.S. in Nursing with an Associate Degree


Upon the completion of a Associate Degree and passing the NCLEX-RN, Fairleigh Dickinson University will award a minimum of sixty-six (66) 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 (26 credits)

College Requirements (20  Credits)

CSCI1105     Computers and Software
History Elective
English Literature Elective
Physical Education
Physical Education
PSYC2201     Statistics
Free Elective
Free Elective

University Requirements (6 Credits)

CORE2003     Cross-cultural Perspectives
CORE3004     Global Issues
Major Requirements (36 credits)
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
Nursing Electives (6 credits)
Total credits (128 credits)
A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.