The SON has been approved to give 6 units for NCLEX credit to our BSN students once they earn their RN license, starting in the Fall 2016 catalog. The detailed information can be found in the BSN curriculum Change-Implementation Plan.
It is preferable that courses be taken in a general order, but there is some flexibility to that order. The program can be completed in three semesters or more, depending on how many units you wish to take. Most full-time students (11-15 units/semester) complete the program in four semesters. In addition to GE requirements, students must complete:
After or concurrently with that, the following courses can be taken:
# BSN 306 and 346 can be completed via a Challenge Exam. The Challenge Exam Information Sheet [Word] will provide you with more details.
Then, the following courses can be taken:
** Students must take BSN 380 prior or concurrently with BSN 381L-- a Performance Course and as such, requires clinical performance. BSN 381 Health Assessment Skills Seminar takes place either on campus or at a location identified one weekend during the semester. Attendance is required.
The next section includes:
The last section of courses includes:
‡ Performance courses (423L& 451L) occur in a clinical field setting and involve a clinical preceptor as well as the course instructor. Theory and clinical courses need to be taken in the same semester. All performance courses have TBA (to-be-assigned) dates and hours in addition to those listed in the class schedule. Refer to the course syllabus and the BSN Clinical Handbook [PDF] for more specific information.
Students wishing to complete the degree in three semesters may follow the Plan of Study for Full Time Accelerated Students [PDF].
Part-time students wishing to complete the degree in 3-4 years may follow the Plan of Study for Part-time Students [PDF].
Register for classes via MyCSUDH
A student can go to “academic requirements” on mycsudh.edu to check which courses (BSN and GE courses) must be completed. The “Academic Requirements Page” tutorial can be found at http://www4.csudh.edu/son/forms/index
For advisement on the nursing degree requirements, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For GE advisement, contact email@example.com.