Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nursing
BS Degree Plan: This is designed for graduates of an accredited Associate degree or Diploma program in nursing, who hold a current unrestricted RN license (or receive the RN license by the start of the clinical course(s)), to complete the last two years of a four year bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nursing | Class of 2016
See below for detailed information on the Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree Plan.
The Maria Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nursing's goal is to develop nurses who utilize evidence for practice decisions in a variety of healthcare settings and have knowledge of the issues shaping nursing and healthcare today. It also provides exposure to community health practices, outreach programs, quality improvement, nurses, sensitive indicators, informatics and alternative or complementary therapies.
Courses are offered both on the Maria College campus and in collaboration with area healthcare institutions.
The Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Further information on the program may be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN:
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-MARIA STUDENTS
- A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5
- Prerequisite Coursework:*
3 Credits of English Composition
3 Credits of Developmental/Life span Psychology
8 Credits of Anatomy and Physiology
4 Credits of Microbiology
12 Credits of additional courses in the Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Ability to meet both College and clinical agency health requirements.
- Two favorable references that address professional and/or academic ability (e.g., nursing faculty member, nursing supervisor).
- Have appropriate health clearance requirements on file in the Nursing Program office prior to clinical facilities visits.
Course work within the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nursing program will require the student to have a firm foundation in liberal arts and nursing, as well as a RN license to practice nursing. These requirements will ensure that the student is prepared to meet the program’s demands. Diploma graduates must have completed their non-nursing course work at a college or university for credits to be applicable for transfer into Maria College.
*If you have questions or feel that you do not meet all the requirements to be admitted to the program, please contact the Office of Admission to discuss possible options. Phone: 518.861.2517 or Email: email@example.com
CURRENT AAS NURSING STUDENT APPLICATION INFORMATION
ALUMNI OF MARIA COLLEGE'S AAS NURSING PROGRAM
BS DEGREE PLAN
BS Degree Plan
|ENG 300||Advanced Composition||3|
|NUR 301||Nursing Theory & Practice Issues||3|
|NUR 360||Health Assessment, Promotion and Diagnostic Reasoning||3|
|PSY 300||Organizational Psychology||3|
|HOS 320||Complementary and Alternative Therapies||3|
|NUR 340||Intro to Research and Evidence-based Research||3|
|*NUR 385||Community Health Nursing and Epidemiology||6|
|NUR 308||Healthcare Informatics||3|
|NUR 421||Leadership, Management and Ethics in Nursing||3|
|*SOC 410||Heath Promotion Across Life Span||6|
|*NUR 460||Nursing Specialty and Synthesis Seminar||6|
|PHI 300||Heath Care Ethics||3|
|Sociology or Cultural Studies||3|
|Liberal Arts Elective||3|
*Experiential learning or clinical required for course.