The BSN Completion Program at Hood College is a program designed to assist the registered nurse develop additional skills for the increasing complexity of health care in the 21st Century. This is accomplished by a foundation of liberal arts courses and supplemental nursing education focusing on leadership, research and evidenced-based practice, critical thinking, nursing theory, and communication, among other competencies for professional nursing practice. Thirty credits will be awarded for the required unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Maryland or a Maryland compact state. Students with an associate’s degree in nursing may transfer up to 62 liberal arts credits.
Students must successfully complete all prerequisite coursework in the liberal arts prior to beginning the nursing sequence.
Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab (Minimum of 2 semesters)
Mathematics (100-level or above)
Humanities Electives (6 credits)
Human Growth and Development
Required courses (30 credits):
- NUR 301 Dimensions of Professional Nursing
- NUR 302 Trends in Health Care Delivery
- NUR 303 Health Assessment
- NUR 304 Informatics and Health Care Technology
- NUR 401 Nursing Research and Evidenced-Based Practice
- NUR 402 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Health Care
- NUR 403 Community Health Nursing
- NUR 404 Leadership in Nursing Practice