Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits) 
    
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits)

Nursing, B.S.N.


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Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Plan of Study  

The School of Nursing offers a four-year curriculum of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree. The University of Arkansas-Monticello, Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037. The BSN program is also approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

Admission Requirements - BSN

A student must successfully complete all general education and nursing supportive requirements before entering the nursing sequence. Application for admission to the BSN program must be submitted to the School of Nursing between January 15 and March 1 for admission to the program which begins each year in Summer I (Intersession). No early or late applications will be considered. All applicants are required to:

  1. Meet all University admission requirements as stipulated in the Admissions section of the UAM catalog-Admission Requirements;
  2. Have a UAM cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher;
  3. Submit a letter of good standing from the dean/director from all Registered Nursing programs that the student has ever attended;
  4. ACT total composite score according to the UAM Degree Pathways;
  5. Completion of the National League for Nursing (NLN) Pre-admission test (PAX) with a score set by the School of Nursing;
  6. Complete all general education and nursing supportive requirements with at least a “C” or better grade AND maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better in both sets of requirements:

Note: Effective May 1, 2024

General Education Requirements:


One of the following courses:


All the following courses:


One of the following courses with the corresponding lab:


One of the following courses:


One of the following Courses:


One of the following courses:


One of the following courses:


Nursing Supportive Requirements: 22 hours


Electives:


Choose one 2- or 3-hour directed elective course at the 1000-level or above from the following prefixes: ANTH, ART, BIOL, CHEM, CJ, COMM, ECON, ENGL, ESCI, FA, GEOG, HIST, MATH, MUS, PHYS, PSCI, PSY, SOC, SWK.

General Education Requirements: 35 hours


One of the following courses:


One of the following courses with the corresponding lab:


One of the following courses:


One of the following courses:


One of the following courses:


One of the following courses:


Nursing Supportive Requirements: 22 hours


Electives: 2 hours


All directed electives must be at the 1000 level or above from the following prefixes: ANTH, ART, BIOL, CHEM, CJ, COMM, ECON, ENGL, ESCI, FA, GEOG, HIST, MATH, MUS, PHYS, PSCI, PSY, SOC, and SWK.

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