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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

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Nursing Degree Program

Traditional Program Students are admitted to the School of Nursing as first-year students or as second-year transfer students after completing prerequisite general education courses at other institutions or in one of the other undergraduate schools at U.Va.

Education Requirements for Traditional BSN Curriculum

3 or 6 credits FWR (ENWR 1505/1506 or 1510)
3 credits SWR (fulfilled with REAL I)
14 credits Natural Sciences/Math (fulfilled with Human Physiology & Anatomy I and II, Chemistry, and Microbiology)
9 credits Humanities/Fine Arts
9 credits Social Sciences/History
9 credits Electives (if taken FWR - ENWR 1505 and 1506)
12 credits Electives (if taken FWR - ENWR 1510)
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47 general education credits
73 nursing credits

120 total

 

Curricula


Curriculum: Traditional BSN


73 nursing credits, 47 general education credits

RN to BSN Option


The baccalaureate program includes a uniquely tailored curriculum for students who are graduates of community colleges and hospital schools and are licensed registered nurses (RN). This program is a two year part-time program. Students enroll in 30 credits at the University of Virginia, with up to 10 credit hours of graduate-level coursework. Classes are offered in a part-time format to allow students to maintain employment while completing their BSN. The program provides a foundation for professional practice and embraces the philosophy of life-long learning, encouraging further education such as graduate study for advanced practice or preparation as a clinical leader or teacher. The 120 hours of credit are earned as 48 general education requirements, 42 credit hours for select core nursing course in their prelicensure program, and the 30 credit hours of residency. The 42 credit hours are awarded for core academic nursing courses, taken in the student’s basic nursing program, that are comparable to core courses in UVA’s traditional BSN program. Students must have dedicated courses for lifespan development, pharmacology, and health assessment; these courses are included in the 42 core credit hours awarded.

Curriculum: RN to BSN

  • GNUR 6056: Health Policy: Local to Global - Credits: 3
  • A 3.0 credit hour University of Virginia elective

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