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Accelerated Degree

ACCELERATED BSN PROGRAM

(For those with a previous Bachelor’s degree)

 

Accelerated BSN Program:

  1. For second Baccalaureate degree students ONLY.
  2. Applicants must meet the Loewenberg School of Nursing BSN Admission requirements (noted below)
  3. Fall term through the following Fall term (16 months)

 

NURSING PREREQUISITE COURSE REQUIREMENTS

ENGL 1010

English Composition

3

ENGL 1020

English Composition and Analysis

3

BIOL 2010/2011

Anatomy and Physiology I & Lab

4

BIOL 2020/2021

Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab

4

BIOL 1230/1231

Microbiology & Lab

4

MATH*

MATH 1420 Foundations of Math II

MATH 1530 Intro to Statistical Reasoning/Application

MATH 1710 College Algebra

MATH 1730 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MATH 1830 Elementary Calculus

MATH 1910 Calculus I

MATH 2000 Experiences in Math

3

3

3

4

3

4

3

NUTR 2202~

Nutrition

3

PSYC 1200 or

General Psychology I or

3

SOCI 1111

Introductory Sociology

 

 

~NUTR 3202 Nutrition for Healthcare will also meet this requirement.

*Any one of these courses will fulfill the requirement for Math.

 

 

Accelerated BSN program Admission Criteria:

1.     Be admitted to The University of Memphis as a degree seeking undergraduate student. For application and information on-line: http://www.memphis.edu/admissions/app_dec.php

2.     Have a minimum College cumulative grade point average of 2.7 and a cumulative of 2.66 in prerequisite sciences.  (A prerequisite science course may be repeated only once to earn a grade of "C" or higher.  A maximum of two prerequisite science courses may be repeated to earn the minimum required grade.)  Admission is competitive based on cumulative GPA. (Developmental courses are not included).

3.     Have completed specified pre-nursing courses with a minimum grade of "C" in all courses.

4.     Clear any high school deficiencies.

5.     Complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V) with a minimum overall score of 62.5% (72% on the TEAS IV)  and a minimum score of 60 in each of the four test components: Reading, Math, Science, and English. The test can be repeated to achieve the required scores.

6.     Have a minimum TOEFL score of 173 computer-based, 61 Internet-based, or 500 paper-pencil or a minimum IELTS score of 5.0 for students for whom English is a second language.

7.     Students who are transferring from another nursing program must submit a letter of good standing from the dean/director of the previous nursing program and a transcript.  Applicants with less than a grade of “C” in a nursing course will not be eligible for consideration.  This includes repeated courses in which a grade above “C” was earned.

8.     Complete and submit school of nursing BSN application.  The application is available at:  

www.memphis.edu/nursing

Note: For questions regarding the BSN program or admission, call the School of Nursing (901) 678-2003, or write to the above address.

Application deadline is February 15

The Loewenberg School of Nursing is CCNE accredited

www.memphis.edu/nursing


The Loewenberg School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Four-Semester Curriculum Pattern

Accelerated BSN Program

The accelerated option BSN program beings in the Fall term ONLY.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

NURS 3107 Intro/Med/Surgical Nursing

3

 

NURS 3117 Med/Surg Nursing I

4

NURS 3018 Clinical Skills I

1

 

NURS 3118 Clinical Skills II

1

NURS 3019 Intro Med/Surg Nurs Practicum

2

 

NURS 3119 Med/Surg Nursing I Practicum

3

NURS 3000 Pharmacology in Nursing

3

 

NURS 3127 Psychiatric Mental health Nursing

3

NURS 3101 Health Assessment

3

 

NURS 3129 Psychiatric Mental Health Nurisng Practicum

2

NURS 3400 Clinical Pathophysiology

3

 

NURS 3217 Maternal/Newborn Nursing

2

Statistics

3

 

NURS 3219 Maternal/Newborn Practicum

3

 

18

   

18

         

Summer Semester 3 (Pre, 1st and 2nd)

   

Fall Semester 4

 

 

NURS 4110 Research/Evidence Based Practice

 

3

 

 

NURS 4127 Community Health Nursing

 

3

 

NURS 3230 Gerontological Nursing

 

2

 

 

NURS 3129 Population-Focused Practicum

 

2

 

NURS 3227 Child Health Nursing (1st)

 

2

 

 

NURS 4227 Leadership & Management

 

3

 

NURS 3229 Child Health Nursing Practicum (1st)

 

2

 

 

NURS 4229 Leadership & Management Practicum

 

4

 

NURS 4117 Med/Surg Nursing II (2nd)

 

3

 

Upper Division Elective

(NURS 4300 Nursing Content Mastery suggested)

 

3

 

NURS 4119 Med/Surg Nursing II Practicum(2nd)

 

3

 

 

NURS 4335 Ethical Dialogue

 

3

 

NURS 4120 Cont. Issues & Trends Nursing (2nd)

 

3

   

 

18

 

18

     
         

Undergraduate
How to Apply
Nursing BSN Application
TEAS Testing
U of M Application
BSN Advising
Course Descriptions
BSN Course Outcomes
Undergraduate Catalog
 
Graduate
How to Apply
Nursing MSN Application
U of M Application
MSN Recommendation Form
MSN Advising
Course Descriptions
MSN Course Outcomes
Graduate Catalog

 

 

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