Registered Nurses who hold a baccalaureate degree in another major may choose to enroll in our second degree program. Upon acceptance into the program and review of your previous courses, students can enroll in the required nursing, major requirements and additional requirementss as needed. All students must meet with faculty advisors prior to registration.
School of Nursing
COLLEGE OF NATURAL, APPLIED AND HEALTH SCIENCES
(84100) B.S.N. – NURSING (FOR RNs ONLY) 125 S.H.
SECOND BACCALAUREATE DEGREE
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 24-27 S.H. ** SEE BELOW RE: ADDITIONAL NURSING CREDITS
CHEM 1030 Essentials of Chem 1&3 _____ 4 ______
PSY 1000 General Psychology 1&3 _____ 3 ______ MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 73 S.H.
SOC 1000 Intro. to Sociology 1&3 _______3 ______ SUPPORT COURSES 12 S.H.
MATH 1018 Statistics _______________ 3 ______ Soc 2100 Sociology of the Family _____3 _____
BIOX 2003 Microbiology 1&3 __________3-4 ____ PSY 3110 Life-Span Dev. Psych._______3 _____
HEDX 1001 1&3 _____________________2 ___CBE PHIL 3314 Moral Prob. in Hlth. Care___3 _____
HED 3635 Intro to Public Health ______3 _____
CONCENTRATION 6-8 S.H.
BIOX 2001 Anatomy & Physiology 1&3 ___3-4 ____ Nursing 1999 (Lower Division) _______28 _CBE
BIOX 2002 Anatomy & Physiology1&3 ___3-4 ____
Upper Division Nursing Courses 1 29 S.H.
Please Note: NURS 3000 Conc. Found/Inq in Nsg_____3____
If you did not receive transfer credit for Anatomy & NURS 3010 Health Assessment ________2____
Physiology I and II, Chemistry, and Microbiology NURS 3020 Found. Transcultural Care___3____
Challenge Exams are available in the School of NURS 3030 Issues in Prof. Nsg Practice__3____
Nursing. Students without transfer credit for Psy NURS 3200 Prof. Nsg HP/Community ___5____
1000 and/or Soc 1000 may be eligible to take the NURS 4200 Research in Nursing _______3____
Subject CLEP exams or approved upper-level NURS 4300 Prof. Nsg: Living with Ill.____5____
Psychology or Sociology electives instead. Consult NURS 4400 Prof. Nsg: Leadership______5____
the School of Nursing for information and approval. MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE 1
NURS 4900 Indep. Pract in Nursing ____2_____
(1 credit from NURS 4400 applies to capstone)
ADDITIONAL MAJOR RELATED COURSES
(Selected with the School Advisement if
necessary to achieve a 32 credit minimum see below)
1 A grade of “C” or better
2 2 Credits are applied from lower division nursing by exam when admitted to the major
3 Prerequisites for admission to Nursing
4 Writing Emphasis (W-E) Courses
B.S.N. – NURSING - (FOR RNs ONLY) (84100)
A. Evaluation of prerequisites for transfer credit is based on policies established by Kean University and the faculty for the School of Nursing.
B. All Prerequisite courses and major requirements must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
C. Lower division credits are granted upon admission.
D. It is strongly urged that required major support courses (Sociology of the Family, Life-Span Dev. Psychology, etc.) be taken at Kean. With the exception of SOC 2100, these required courses are at the upper division level. Similar courses at the lower division level will not be accepted in transfer.
E. The nine required nursing courses in the major must be taken at Kean.
Writing EMPHASIS REQUIREMENT
SECOND BACCALAUREATE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
¨ This evaluation is subject to School of Nursing review and approval.
¨ All major courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
¨ A minimum of 32 degree credits, including at least one-half the major requirements, must be earned at Kean after admission to the second baccalaureate degree program.
¨ Students will meet all major and cognate requirements and any required prerequisites to such courses, as well as any additional university requirements (e.g., writing-emphasis) for the second baccalaureate degree. Additional course work, such as supporting courses, as required by some majors.
¨ Courses which have been completed more than 10 years ago are subject to School of Nursing review and approval.
¨ Students will have 6 years from the date of admission to complete the second baccalaureate dgree.
¨ A student must complete at least 45 credits in residence at Kean with a grade point average of 3.45 or better in order to be eligible for honor’s status.
PLEASE NOTE: Kean offers an MSN-Bridge Program for nurses with a Bachelor’s Degree in another major. Contact the School of Nursing at (908) 737-3390 for further information.
All advisement for nursing majors must be sought through the School of Nursing. Your major department is located in Somerset Hall on the 1st floor opposite the University Center at Raritan Valley Community College, phone (908)-526-1200 Ext. 8917 or 8231.