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RN to BS Completion (Fall Semester Only)

Application deadline: January 15 / Supporting Documents due February 15

All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical standards, have a minimum GPA of a 3.0, and a current RN license. RN to 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).

Transfer credits will be evaluated after acceptance and this program will take a minimum of two years to complete. 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. RNs who are interested in completing their BS degrees at Farmingdale are advised to start completing all the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements (non Nursing courses).

Sample Program of Study:

NUR 215W Developing Nurses' Ways of Knowing 3 Credits
NUR 216     The Art of Nursing 2 Credits
NUR 301     Care of Individuals in The Community 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.