Nursing RN To BSN

Bachelor of Science

Program Competencies

At the completion of the BSN program, graduating students will:

  1. Use critical thinking as a basis for identifying health-related needs of individuals, families, and communities.
  2. Synthesize knowledge from the humanities and physical, behavioral, and nursing sciences to provide nursing care to clients across the life span in a variety of health care settings.
  3. Incorporate theoretical perspectives into nursing practice.
  4. Demonstrate skill and commitment in the role of teacher.
  5. Apply research findings to nursing practice.
  6. Provide leadership for the continuing development of the nursing profession.
  7. Integrate ethical, legal, and economic accountability into professional nursing practice.
  8. Participate in designing nursing roles to meet societal and community health care needs.
  9. Demonstrate commitment to self-directed, lifelong learning to promote personal and professional development.
  10. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication.
  11. Access, use, and evaluate information effectively and appropriately. Use technology to effectively locate and communicate information.

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.