(Fall Semester Only)
Application deadline: January 15th for transfers and curriculum change students.
All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical skills, have a minimum GPA of a 3.0, and hold a current RN License to practice registered nursing in NYS.
Transfer credits will be evaluated after acceptance and this program will take a minimum of two years to complete. Farmingdale does not have an accelerated option for individuals who already have a Bachelors Degree in another area. Students who are interested in an Accelerated Program are referred to Stony Brook University for this option.
The RN BS completion track takes approximately 2 years to complete and consists of 62 college credits beyond the associate degree (32 credits in the major and 30-36 credits of liberal arts and science).
Students who enter the SUNY System after fall, 2000 must complete all General Education requirements as outlined in the College Catalog, which is available online.
There are currently 40 seats available in this program each September. RNs who are interested in completing their BS degrees at Farmingdale are advised to start completing all the other program requirements (non Nursing courses).
Sample Program of Study:
|NUR 215W Nurses Ways of Knowing||3 Credits|
|NUR 216 Art of Nursing||2 Credits|
|NUR 301 Community Nursing||4 Credits Lecture 2 hrs/Clinical 6 hrs|
|NUR 305 Health Promotion and Patient Education||3 Credits|
|NUR 401 Modes of Inquiry||3 Credits|
|NUR 404 Nurse as Advocate and Change Agent||3 Credits|
|NUR 406 Senior Leadership Practicum||5 Credits Lecture 1 hr/Clinical 8 hrs|
|HST 301 Health Care Organization||3 Credits|
|MTH 110 Statistics||3 Credits|
|BIO 240 Bioethics||3 Credits|
All of the nursing programs are extremely competitive. The typical student admitted has grades of B or better in all courses.
Please visit www.farmingdale.edu for information about all the nursing programs.