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2018-2019 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin 
  May 19, 2024
2018-2019 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Nursing-Generic, B.S.N.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Provide evidence-based clinically competent care across the continuum of care.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness, sensitivity, and competency in providing nursing care to individuals’ families and groups within a diverse society.
  • Make clinical judgments using reflection, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Use information and health care technologies for effective health care delivery. 
  • Exhibit personal professional behavior in all professional activities. 
  • Perform health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention care activities for individuals, groups, and populations.
  • Work effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team. 
  • Assume leadership roles within the scope of professional practice.
  • Perform the professional roles of care provider, coordinator of care, member of a profession, and life-long learner.

Degree Requirements (120 Hours) 

See College of Nursing  for entrance requirements, progression requirements, and other regulations.

Carolina Core and College General Education Requirements

CMW: Effective, Engaged and Persuasive Communication: Writing (6 hours)

ARP: Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving (6 hours)

SCI: Scientific Literacy (7 hours)


* Pre-requisite courses for nursing courses

GFL: Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Foreign Language (0-6 hours)

  • Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language by achieving a score of two or higher on the Foreign Language Placement Test or by completing one Foreign Language through 110 or 121.

GHS: Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Historical Thinking (3 hours)

  • Any approved Carolina Core GHS course.

GSS: Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Social Sciences (3 hours)

AIU: Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding (3 hours)

  • Any approved Carolina Core AIU course

CMS: Effective, Engaged, and Persuasive Communication: Spoken Component (3 hours)

INF: Information Literacy (3 Hours)

VSR: Values, Ethics, and Social Responsibility (3 hours)

  • Fulfilled through PHIL 213 , an overlay course with CMS

Program Requirements (0-5 hours)

  • Additional electives (0-5 hours, or more, as needed to meet minimum 120 hours required for graduation.

Major Requirements (67 Hours)

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