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2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Nursing, B.S.N.


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Research College of Nursing

Degree Requirements


Traditional B.S.N. Program:


To earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing a student must:

  1. Successfully complete a minimum of 128 semester hours which must include:
    1. All Research College of Nursing students in the traditional B.S.N. program are required to complete liberal core requirements of Rockhurst University. A total of 40 hours in the Modes of Inquiry as follows:
      • Artistic 1 level-one course (3 credits)
      • Historical 1 level-one course (3 credits)
      • Literary 1 level-one course (3 credits)
      • Either Historical or Literary 1 level-two course (3 credits)
      • Scientific Causal (must include a laboratory) 1 level-one course (4 credits)
      • Scientific Relational 1 level-one course (3 credits)
      • Scientific Relational 1 level-one or -two course (not Psychology) (3 credits)
      • Either Scientific Relational or Scientific Causal 1 level-two course (3 credits)
      • Philosophical 1 level-one course (3 credits) ( , TH 1020 , or TH 2000 ); 1 level-two course (3 credits)
      • Theological 1 level-one course (3 credits) 1 level-two course (3 credits)
      • Either Philosophical or Theological 1 level-two course (TH 4350 , PL 3300  , or PL 4700 ) (3 credits)
    2. Courses in the Liberal Arts & Sciences designated to meet proficiency requirements (12 credits).
    3. Courses in the Liberal Arts & Sciences designated as required support courses to the nursing major (14 credits).
    4. A total of 62 semester hours in the nursing major. For specific nursing curriculum course requirements, consult the Research College of Nursing Catalog.
  2. Achieve a minimum grade of C in all math and science courses. *Note: Students must have a C or better in BL 3030 /BL 3031  prior to enrollment in BL 3040 /BL 3041  and BL 3100 /BL 3101 .
  3. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 at end of Freshmen year and end of first semester Sophomore year to initially enroll in any NU 2000 nursing courses and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.00 to progress.
  4. Achieve a final minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 and a minimum grade of C in all nursing courses for graduation.
  5. Meet the residency requirement by completing 15 semester credit hours at Research, 15 semester credit hours at Rockhurst and the final 30 semester credit hours at either Research or Rockhurst.

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