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Nursing BS - Traditional Nursing Program - 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 - Traditional Nursing Program Program

Academic Requirements

To remain in the major, students are required to maintain good academic standing within UB and the School of Nursing by maintaining at least a 3.0 overall GPA and earning at least C+ in all upper level nursing courses.

Transfer Credit Policy

Prerequisite courses may be transferred from other accredited institutions if they are deemed equivalent. Students should consult with TAURUS and School of Nursing advisors to 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 their academic advisor or department 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 w/ CHE 113 Lab, OR CHE 111
MIC 301 Microbiology for Allied Health Professionals
NTR 108 Human Nutrition
NSG 250 Human Growth and Development
PGY 300 Human Physiology
PGY 412 Applied Physiology
PHI 237 Social and Ethical Values in Medicine
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology or SOC 211 Sociology of Diversity
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

Required Courses

NSG 370 Nursing as a Profession (3)
NSG 309 Health Assessment (4)
NSG 371 Basic Nursing Therapeutics (4)
NSG 373 Basic Nursing Therapeutics Practicum (2)
NSG 311 Family Nursing (2)
NSG 372 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan (1)
NSG 348 Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research (3)
NSG 374 Nursing Care of Women and Children (5)
NSG 375 Nursing Care of Women and Children Practicum (4)
NSG 378 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention within Populations (2)
NSG 393 Informatics and the Health Care Environment (3)
NSG 410 Public Health Nursing for Population Health (2)
NSG 447 Advanced Clinical Nursing (3)
NSG 470 Health Maintenance and Restoration (4)
NSG 474 Health Maintenance and Restoration Practicum (4)
NSG 472 Promoting Quality Health Outcomes and Culture of Safety (2)
NSG 475 Transitioning to Practice as Leader/Manager (2)
NSG 478 Concepts of Complex Acute Care (3)
NSG 481 Concepts of Complex Acute Care Practicum (4)
NSG 479 Senior Synthesis Seminar (1)

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Nursing BS - Traditional Nursing Program degree
Credits Required for Major99
Additional Credits Required for UB CurriculumĀ  17
Additional Credits Required for Electives 4
Total Credits Required for Degree 120

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: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:28