NEWS: Please note a revised nursing curriculum (pending NJ Board of Nursing approval) will be implemented for the spring 2017 class.
- The revised curriculum will reduce credits from 72 to 64.
- The revised curriculum is designed to be completed in 5 semesters of full-time classes as PSYC 106, HESC 107, BIOL 111 (with a grade of C or higher) and ENGL 121 are pre-requisites to any Nursing course.
- The revised curriculum Nursing courses can be completed in four semesters.
- In the revised curriculum, SOCI 101/ANTH 105 are no longer required courses.
- Students currently enrolled in the Nursing program must continue to follow the curriculum as it appears in the BCC catalog for the year when they took their first NURS course.
- Until students are formally accepted into the Nursing program and registered for their first Nursing course they are placed in the Social Sciences Program, Health Science Option, A.A.
- Students applying to Nursing must complete the specific program application form and admission requirements.
For more information, please contact the Nursing program.
This program prepares the student for entry-level nursing positions in hospitals or comparable facilities. Clinical learning experiences are required for all courses. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurse. Successful completion of this examination results in licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
This program is accredited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON), 124 Halsey Street, Sixth Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07101, (973) 504-6430, and by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000. If you have questions or complaints about the program, you can contact NJBON and/or ACEN.
Specific admission criteria for the program are outlined in the Admission and Registration section of this catalog. Separate policies exist for the Nursing Program, including grading. These policies can be found in the Nursing Student Handbook.
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