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Nursing BS - Accelerated - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 12.03 NURSING-BA & HIGHER, CIP: 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.)

School of Nursing

Wende Hall
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8013

Marsha L. Lewis
Dean and Professor

Catherine M. Mann
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Jennifer Schreier
Director of Student Services

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the Nursing BS - Accelerated Program

Academic Advice

Academic advisement for students applying to the ABS program is provided by the School of Nursing.

Equivalent transfer courses may be approved by the School of Nursing.

Minimum requirements must be met for admission into the accelerated program; however, it is expected that successful applicants will exceed these criteria.

Transfer Credit Policy

Prerequisite courses may be transferred from other accredited institutions if they are deemed equivalent. Students should consult with TAURUS and the School of Nursing office of Student Services determine equivalency.

SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.

Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY website.

Students are encouraged to contact an academic advisor in the School of Nursing Office of Student Services to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Prerequisite Courses

PAS 113 Human Anatomy
PMY 302 Introduction to Pharmacology
CHE 121 Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry OR General Chemistry CHE 101 and CHE 113 OR CHE 111 
MIC 301 Microbiology for Allied Health Professionals or MIC 401 Biomedical Microbiology
NTR 108 Human Nutrition or NTR 401 Nutrition and Health
NSG 250 Human Growth and Development 
PGY 412 Applied Physiology 
PGY 300 Human Physiology 
NSG 295 Statistics for Health Care Professions or PSY 207 Psychological Statistics or STA 119 Statistical Methods or SSC 225 Statistics for Social Sciences or CEP 207 Introduction to Statistics and Computing
Recommended: PHI 237 Social and Ethical Values in Medicine 

Required Courses

NSG 309 Health Assessment: Concepts and Skills 
NSG 311 Family Nursing
NSG 370 Nursing as a Profession
NSG 371 Basic Nursing Therapeutics 
NSG 373 Basic Nursing Therapeutics Practicum 
NSG 348 Evidence Based Practice & Nursing Research OR NGC 526 Evaluation and General Evidence for Health Care*
NSG 393 Informatics and Health Care Environment
NSG 374 Nursing Care of Women and Children
NSG 375 Nursing Care of Women and Children Practicum
NSG 447 Advanced Clinical Nursing
NSG 470 Health Maintenance and Restoration
NSG 474 Nursing Therapeutics in Health Maintenance and Restoration
NSG 472 Promoting Quality Health Outcomes and Culture of Safety
NSG 410 Public Health Nursing for Population Health
NSG 478 Concepts of Complex Acute Care
NSG 481 Nursing Management of Patients with Complex Acute Care Health Problems
NSG 479 Senior Synthesis Seminar
NSG 475 Transitioning to Practice as Leader/Manager
NGC 518 Health Promotion and Epidemiologic Methods*

*Graduate credit

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Nursing BS - Accelerated degree
Credits Required for Major59
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum   0
Additional Credits Required for Electives  0
Total Credits Required for Degree 59

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Mar 31, 2020 09:50:48