An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing will:
- Exemplify Christian principles of compassion, service, integrity and respect for the well-being of clients, peers and self.
- Synthesize critical thinking skills for professional nursing practice.
- Communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately with clients and other health care providers to promote positive client outcomes.
- Provide appropriate and safe nursing care (clinically competent) to clients.
- Demonstrate a leadership style consistent with academic preparation while adhering to the standards of the nursing profession.
Provide nursing care based on knowledge and appreciation of unique cultural variations.
Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.See Degree Plan
20 HOURS SCIENCE
- BIOL-1013 Principles of Biology I
- BIOL-2033 Nutrition
- BIOL-2523 Anatomy and Physiology I
- BIOL-2623 Anatomy and Physiology II
- BIOL-2624 Principles of Microbiology
- CHEM-1104 Introduction to Chemistry I
3 HOURS MATHEMATICS
- MATH-1213 College Algebra
3 HOURS STATISTICS
- BIOL-2913 Biostatistics
- MATH-2913 Statistical Methods
6 HOURS PSYCHOLOGY
- PSYC-1113 General Psychology
- PSYC-3523 Developmental Psychology
60 HOUR NURSING
- NURS-1011 Introduction to Nursing
- NURS-2003 Health Assessment
- NURS-2013 Fundamentals of Nursing
- NURS-2033 Pharmacology
- NURS-3013 Pathophysiology
- NURS-3014 Mental Health Nursing
- NURS-3015 Adult Nursing I
- NURS-3024 Maternal-Infant Nursing
- NURS-3025 Adult Nursing II
- NURS-3034 Health Care Missions and Christian Service
- NURS-4005 Community Health Nursing
- NURS-4011 Capstone in Nursing
- NURS-4015 Child and Family Health Nursing
- NURS-4022 Issues and Trends in Nursing
- NURS-4024 Leadership and Management in Nursing
- NURS-4025 Adult Nursing III
- NURS-4033 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice
**After admittance into the nursing program, a student must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 major GPA. For more information refer to the Nursing Student Handbook on Nursing Central.
Graduation with a BSN in Nursing does not guarantee licensure. Students must pass the NCLEX-RN to earn license.