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Nursing, B.S.N.


Completion Curriculum Plans

12-Month Track (Curriculum Plan)

TERM 1   TERM 2   TERM 3  
Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2

NURS 3220  

NURS 3310  

NURS 3230  

NURS 3420  

NURS 3440  

NURS 3350  

NURS 4415  

NURS 3430  

NURS 4420  

NURS 4430 

18-Month Track (Curriculum Plan)

TERM 1   TERM 2   TERM 3   TERM 4   TERM 5
Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1

NURS 3220    

NURS 3310  

NURS 3230   NURS 3420   NURS 3430   NURS 3440   NURS 3350   NURS 4415   NURS 4420   NURS 4430  

 

General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)


Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit.

University Core (35 hours)


See General Core Requirements

Second Language Proficiency


None Required

Major (86 hours)


Required Science Courses (12 credits)


Students are required to complete 12 hours of science courses; 8 of these hours fall under the University Core. See General Core Requirements  for a list of core science courses. Click here  for program admission information. 

Required Upper-Level Nursing Courses (34 credits)


(Students must have a valid RN license or be a recent graduate of an approved nursing program prior to taking these courses)

Minor


(none required)

Unrestricted General Electives


Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and/or 30 hours in residence.

Note: Typically, a BSN student will have 8 upper-level unrestricted elective credits to fulfill.

Program Progression


Completion of the baccalaureate of science degree in nursing requires a minimum grade of C in all upper-level nursing courses and required core courses. Students who do not successfully complete NURS 3310  may not enroll in additional upper-level nursing courses until a passing grade in NURS 3310  is earned. Students must maintain unencumbered RN licensure, maintain required nursing program documents and forms, and demonstrate professional conduct in the student role. A minimum UA Little Rock cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on all work attempted at the University must be maintained. The program must be completed in three years from the date of initial enrollment in NURS 3310 .

Integrated Practice Experience Credits (IPE)


Courses which include integrated practice projects (IPP) are three credit hours theory and one credit hour lab.

Graduation Requirements


  • Minimum UA Little Rock GPA of 2.0.
  • Grade of C or greater in all required core courses.
  • Grade of C or greater in of all required upper-level nursing courses.