2019-20 University Bulletin 
    Feb 21, 2024  
2019-20 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, R.N. to B.S.

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NY State Program Code: 85050
HEGIS Code: 1203.10
CIP Code: 51.3802

(124 credits)


Registered nurses enter Adelphi with a foundation of professional knowledge and skill. This program of study aims to deepen their expertise with study in the liberal arts and sciences and to extend it to encompass health promotion, long-term care, research, advocacy, teaching, change, and management.

The undergraduate program for registered nurses is designed to accommodate the schedules of working nurses and allow students to enroll full time or part time.  The program is a combination of live, blended and online courses. The program is offered at the Garden City site.

Because every student’s background and prior course work are different, each student must meet with an adviser to plan the schedule of courses that best matches the student’s individual program needs.

Lower Division Curriculum

Registered nursing students admitted to the program take courses to meet University General Education Program  requirements including Learning Goals and distribution requirements in arts, humanities, and social sciences, along with science and math prerequisites and nursing theory classes.

Nursing Courses

(up to 34 credits)

A.S. or A.A.S. nursing courses or (for diploma or international students only, 24 credits) Excelsior College Examination: Adult Nursing, Maternal and Child Nursing (Baccalaureate), Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (minimum grade of B). Students should contact the Director of the RN to BS program regarding the Excelsior requirement.

Required Non-Nursing Courses

Science and Math pre-requisites (22 credits)

General Education Requirements

General Education Program  

Upper Division Nursing Curriculum

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