Oct 05, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Nursing, B.S.N. (Traditional)

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) has three tracks.

  1. The Nursing, B.S.N. (Traditional) Track is designed for incoming University of Houston freshmen with no college credits. Students are eligible to apply to the CON Traditional BSN Track once they have completed 45 SCH of the nursing degree plan in residence at University of Houston.
  2. The Second Degree BSN Track  is a twelve-month, intensive, full-time course of study for people holding bachelor’s or master’s degrees in other fields who want to become registered nurses (RNs). This accelerated track is designed to facilitate a career change for the more mature and experienced student.
  3. The RN to BSN Track  is a completion program, specifically designed for registered nurses who have earned their associate degree and subsequent RN licensure. 

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Overview

The objective of the Traditional BSN Track is to produce graduates for professional nursing practice who can draw upon knowledge from the biological sciences, social sciences, humanities, and nursing to critically analyze human responses to actual and potential health problems and provide appropriate nursing interventions.

Program Goals

At the end of the undergraduate educational program, the graduate will:

  1. Synthesize knowledge from the biological sciences, social sciences, behavioral sciences, humanities and nursing to provide appropriate culturally sensitive care to individuals, families and communities.
  2. Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication, collaboration with other professionals, and leadership and management skills.
  3. Critically analyze and apply research finds to nursing practice related to disease prevention, health promotion, illness care and restoration of health.
  4. Utilize critical thinking skills to evaluate the outcomes of nursing care.
  5. Serve as client advocates by providing health education and in monitoring and promoting access to cost-effective care.
  6. Encourage lifelong learning and create a foundation for graduate study.
  7. Integrate professional values and ethical, moral and legal aspects of nursing into practice in a variety of structured and unstructured settings.

Admission Policy and Application

Please visit the following for more on Admission Policy and Application: http://www.uh.edu/nursing/current-student/policy/.

Course Requirements:

Applicants must satisfy all UH Core Curriculum 2019-2020   for a second undergraduate degree in addition to the Traditional BSN Track requirements below:

Lower Division:

Upper Division:

60 credit hours of Nursing core:

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