Nov 13, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing: RN to BSN Track II, B.S.N. - 120 units

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Summary of Units:

Prerequisites 28
Preparatory Courses   6
Nursing Courses from Community College 27*
Upper Division Major 31.5
Additional Supporting, GE and other Graduation requirements (Dependent upon GE certification) 27.5
Total Units 120

*Students will complete 79 units at the Community College of which 70 units are transferable. As a result, the Nursing course total indicates 27 units, however, 36 units of subject matter credit will be granted.

Requirements for Admission

Application - Apply to both the University and the Nursing Program.

Prerequisite Courses - Specific courses listed in the major below

License - Have or be eligible to acquire a valid California RN license.

Degree - Be a graduate of a BRN approved pre-licensure degree program from an accredited educational institution.

Insurance/Health Clearance - Students in the nursing program are required to have health insurance, demonstrate a sufficient immunization record consistent with that required of clinical placement in local health care agencies and pass a physical examination. Criminal background check and drug screening must be completed before clinical placement.

Grade Point Average - An overall GPA of 2.5 or greater in the prerequisite nursing courses with no grade lower than a C.

Prerequisite Courses - 28 units

Preparatory Coursework - 6 units

1. Social Perspectives - 3 units

2. Psychology - 3 units

Additional Supporting, General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 27.5 units

3. Other GE Courses - 9 units

  • 3 units Language requirement, GE: C3A
  • 3 units each in GE: C1 and C2

4. American Institutions - 6 units

5. Free Electives (Completed at CI) - 3.5 units

Free elective units will vary depending on coursework completed at the Community College. 120 units are required for graduation, of which 50 units must be completed at the 4 year university level.


BS Nursing major only:
1: American Institutions courses are allowed to double count with GE Area D
2. The GE Area B4 requirement has been waived


Criteria for Program Continuance

  1. Nursing majors must attain grades of “C” or better in all required nursing and non-nursing courses. Required nursing courses for which the student earns less than a grade of C may be repeated once with instructor consent but only on a space available basis.
  2. Students in the nursing major must maintain good academic standing. Students on academic probation are not permitted to enroll in a nursing course until the probation has been removed.

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