Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Nursing BS - Accelerated - Program Requirements


Wende Hall
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8013
Marsha L. Lewis
Dean and Professor
Susan Grinslade
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education
Danielle LaMarre-Smith
Director of Undergraduate Student Services
(HEGIS: 12.03 NURSING-BA & HIGHER, CIP: 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.)

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 must consult with 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 or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Prerequisite Courses

ANA 113 Human Anatomy (4)
PMY 302 Introduction to Pharmacology (4)
CHE 121 Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (3) OR General Chemistry CHE 101 (5) OR CHE 111 (4)
MIC 301 Biomedical Microbiology (4)
NTR 108 Human Nutrition (3)
NSG 250 Human Growth and Development (3)
PGY 412 Applied Physiology (2)
PGY 300 Human Physiology (4)
NSG 295 Statistics for Health Care Professions (3) or PSY 207 Psychological Statistics or STA 119 Statistical Methods (4) or SSC 225 Statistics for Social Sciences (3) or CEP 207 Introduction to Statistics and Computing (3)
Recommended: PHI 237 Social and Ethical Values in Medicine (3)

Required Courses

NSG 309 Health Assessment: Concepts and Skills (4)
NSG 311 Family Nursing (2)
NSG 370 Nursing as a Profession (3)
NSG 371 Basic Nursing Therapeutics (4)
NSG 373 Basic Nursing Therapeutics Practicum (3)
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

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.

Curricular Plan / Degree Map

View the Accelerated Bachelor of Science ABS Curricular Plan which is a recommended sequence of courses to help achieve this degree.

Published: November 17, 2017 09:59:13 AM