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); first four listed must have been taken within past 10 years; online courses not acceptable.
BIOL2203/BIOL2223     Human A & P I & Lab
BIOL2204/BIOL2224     Human A & P II & Lab
BIOL2125/BIOL2126     Microbiol Hlth Sci & Lab
CHEM1107/CHEM1117    Chem for Hlth Sci & Lab
ECON2001     Intro Microeconomics (or)
ECON2122     Intro Macroeconomics
NURS3209     Bioethics
PSYC2201     Statistics

Summer Semester I (Freshman Level Courses, 6 credits)

NURS2003/NURS2113     Fundamentals of Nursing I
NURS2005     Professional Communication Skills: Individual, Family & Groups & lab

NURS2200/NURS2201     Health Assessment lab
NURS2007     Pharmacotherapeutics

Summer Semester II (Sophomore Level Courses, 13 credits)

NURS2210     Pathophysiology
NURS2004     Fundamentals of Nursing II

Fall semester (Junior Level Courses, 20 credits)

NURS3300/NURS3301     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Medical - Surgical Nursing I
NURS3310/NURS3311     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Psychiatric Nursing
NURS3320/NURS3321     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Women's Health Nursing
NURS3340/NURS3341     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Nursing Care of the Child and Family

Spring Semester (Senior Level Courses, 20 credits)

NURS4410/NURS4411     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Community Health Nursing
NURS4430     Nursing Research
NURS4440/NURS4441     Pharmacotherapeutics

     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); with exception of PSYC2201, all must have been taken within past 10 years; online courses not acceptable.

BIOL2203/BIOL2223     Human A & P I & Lab
BIOL2204/BIOL2224     Human A & P II & Lab
BIOL2125/BIOL2126     Microbiol Hlth Sci & Lab
CHEM1107/CHEM1117    Chem for Hlth Sci & Lab
PSYC2201     Statistics

Fall Semester (Freshman Level Courses, 9 credits)

NURS2003/NURS2113     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Fundamentals of Nursing I
NURS2005     Professional Communication Skills: Individual, Family & Groups
NURS2007     Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS2200/NURS2201     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Health Assessment & lab

Spring Semester (Sophomore Level Courses, 13 credits)

NURS2210     Pathophysiology
NURS2004/NURS2114     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Fundamentals of Nursing II
NURS3310/NURS3311     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Psychiatric Nursing

Summer Semester (Junior Level Courses, 10 credits)

NURS3300/NURS3301     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Medical - Surgical Nursing I
NURS3209     Bioethics (if not completed as prerequisite)

Fall Semester (Junior Level Courses, 13 credits)

NURS3320/NURS3321     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Women's Health Nursing
NURS3340/NURS3341     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Nursing Care of the Child and Family 
NURS3208     Healthcare Economics (if not completed as prerequisite)

Spring Semester I (Senior Level Courses, 11 credits)

NURS4410/NURS4411     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Community Health Nursing
NURS4420     Health Care Management
NURS4430     Nursing Research

Summer Semester II (Senior Level Courses, 9 credits)

NURS4440/NURS4441     Pharmacotherapeutics

     Medical - Surgical Nursing II
NURS4460     Preparation for Success

A minimum of 120 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
Fax: 201-692-7309
globaleducation@fdu.edu

Office of Financial Aid
Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-692-2363
Fax: 201-692-2364