May 25, 2022
- Admission Requirements: Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Program or equivalent program. A challenge examination may be required for those graduating from an equivalent program. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Utah without restrictions is required.
- Minor: Not required.
- Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “B-” or better is required in all upper division nursing courses, and a grade of “C” or better is required for all support courses.
- Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Science Degree. Of the 120 hours, 40 must be upper division level. The BSN nursing curriculum provides 28 upper division hours.
- Program Code: 2009BS
- CIPC: 513801
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Contact the School of Nursing Enrollment Director at (801) 626-7774, prompt 6, for admission advisement.
Admission is competitive; therefore, the criteria listed on the application form should be considered as minimum standards.
Applicants must first apply for admission to, or be a current matriculated student of, Weber State University. Applicants must also apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science Degree Nursing program. Applications may be obtained through the School of Nursing Enrollment Director.
Applications must be completed and on file by the admission cycle application deadline. An application fee must be paid at the time the application is submitted. Admission applications are reviewed by the School of Nursing Program Admissions and Advancement Committee. Applicants are notified of committee decision by mail. Admission requirements are outlined on the applicant website available at http://weber.edu/nursing.
Refer to Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Science requirements.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Patient Centered Care: Integrate nursing expertise to include the patient in all care processes and decisions. Collaborate with patients, families, and communities to design unique and dynamic patient centered care environments.
- Teamwork and Collaboration: Evaluate the ability to use effective communication and collaboration skills when working with patients, families, and colleagues. Adapt communication, leadership, and teambuilding skills, to promote quality, competent and successful decision-making by nursing and collaborative interdisciplinary teams.
- Evidence-based Practice: Make judgments in practice substantiated with evidence that synthesizes nursing science and knowledge and integrate in the provision of competent care to individuals, families, and communities.
- Quality Improvement: Monitor outcomes to apply evidence-based interventions to improve the quality of health care systems.
- Patient Safety: Generate patient safety plan based on patient safety goals.
- Informatics: Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making in a variety of patient care and community settings.
Students must have completed the following courses or equivalents.
Major Course Requirements for BS Degree (RN to BSN)
Nursing Courses Required (25 credit hours)
Complete the following courses:
Select six (6) credit hours from the following courses:
Upper Division Elective (3 credit hours)
Complete 3 hours of upper division credits from any department.