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The Bachelor of Science in nursing curriculum is designed for registered nurses (RNs) who have an associate degree and wish to advance their careers in health care.
Nurses with a B.S. degree are instrumental in planning and management, establishing standards of performance and participating in health care systems projects. A bachelor’s degree in nursing is required for acceptance into graduate-level nursing programs.
The program extends beyond the clinical aspects of nursing to provide a background in patient education, health promotion, and technology integration. We’ll help you explore essential theories such as genetics, community health, epidemiology and health care across the life span.
With a classroom-based format and experienced nursing faculty, you’ll enhance personal goals, increase earnings and improve job security. Throughout the program, you’ll be asked to experience a new nursing area of your own choosing for the course titled Field Period–allowing you to look at your practice in new ways and with new skills.
Upon graduation, our students are prepared to specialize in a variety of areas, including community health, outpatient medicine, military health, school health, home care, acute care or specialty services.
For more information about becoming a student, including admissions requirements, click here.
|Arnot Ogden Medical Center||Elmira|
|Bath VA Medical Center||Bath|
|Cayuga Community College||Auburn|
|Corning Community College||Corning|
|Faxton St. Luke’s Health Care||Utica|
|FLCC- Victor Campus Center||Victor|
|Genesee Community College||Batavia|
|Geneva General Hospital||Geneva|
|Jefferson Community College||Watertown|
|Oneida Healthcare Center||Oneida|
|Onondaga Community College||Syracuse|
|Park Ridge Hospital||Rochester|
|Rochester General Hospital||Rochester|
|St. Joseph’s College of Nursing||Syracuse|
|Tompkins Cortland Community College||Cortland|
The B.S. in Nursing for RNs curriculum consists of 13 courses and 34 credit hours. For planning purposes, classes meet one night each week for four hours. Students spend additional time outside of class to complete readings, assignments, case studies, online discussions, and group work.
The below curriculum is based on guidelines developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice.
|INS 301H||IS: Adult Learning Theory and Practice||3|
|NUR 316||Nursing History||1|
|NUR 317||Professional Development in Nursing||1|
|NUR 315||Nursing Research||3|
|NUR 300||Health Assessment||3|
|NUR 311||Genetics in Nursing||3|
|NUR 309||Family Health Nursing||3|
|NUR 415||Community Health Nursing||4|
|NUR 400||Business Planning for Healthcare||3|
|NUR 425||Nursing Leadership||3|
|NUR 430||Professional Practice Issues||2|
|NUR 491||Senior Nursing Field Period||3|
Some applicants may need additional credits to meet prerequisite requirements for this program. The courses below are offered online with Keuka College throughout the year, or you may take them at your local community college.
|BUS 320||Introduction to Research and Analysis Using Statistics||4|
Visit the AfterCollege Job Resource Center to quickly search for employment opportunities in nursing, network with professionals in the field, and find scholarship information.
Keuka College’s nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The CCNE is an autonomous arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and is the nation’s leading accrediting agency for baccalaureate and master’s level nursing programs.