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Bachelors of Science in Nursing-Basic

    • Duration
      2-year program 
    • Mode of Delivery
      Classroom, clinical, and online learning experiences
    • Licensure
      Graduates apply for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Practice Setting
      Hospitals, clinics, community-based care, and behavioral health


The Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN-B) option is a basic or generic option that allows a student who has completed all general education courses required for the baccalaureate nursing program to complete the nursing courses over six semesters. The basic program combines both didactic and clinical nursing experiences.

Nursing Student Handbook

Program Goals

Intellectual Curiosity
  • Synthesize knowledge from the natural and social sciences, humanities and nursing to provide and evaluate holistic nursing care.
  • Integrate the nursing process to assist families, groups, and communities with a variety of complex and critical health needs and problems.
  • Analyze the impact of past, current, and future trends and issues on the delivery of nursing care and healthcare organizations and systems.
Professional Practice
  • Incorporate evidence-based practice for delivering and evaluating nursing practice and outcomes.
  • Collaborate as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to manage comprehensive care for individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • Communicate professionally using interpersonal, oral, and written skills.
  • Evaluate health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention modalities for use in a variety of settings.
Caring for Self and Others
  • Integrate cultural care values (preservation, accommodation, restructuring) when providing nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • Evaluate nursing within the framework of regulatory and professional standards, values, and codes.
  • Integrate information technology into professional nursing practice.