Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a four-year course that is competency-based, community-oriented, and value-based. The program aims to prepare beginning professional nurses, who shall:

•render safe, competent and comprehensive nursing care to individuals, families and groups in promotive, preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative health situations in the hospital or community;
•be skillful in decision-making and in the use of the nursing process and problem-solving approach;
•have beginning skills in ward management in the hospital setting, as well as program planning, monitoring and evaluation in a community setting;
•demonstrate skills in interpersonal relationships used in interactions with clients, peers and other members of the health team; and
•serve as primary health care workers in any setting.

Curricular Program Requirements Units
General Education 45
Major 76
Foundation 26
Qualified Elective 6
Legislated 3
NSTP (6)
Physical Education (8)
TOTAL 156 + (14)