Aug 14, 2020  
Online Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Online Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 Archived Catalog

Nursing, BSN

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Student Learning Outcomes for the BSN in Nursing

  • Integrate personal spiritual beliefs and values that honor God into the practical ministry of nursing, treating others with mercy and dignity, and demonstrating holistic principles that impact professional practice decisions. 

  • Integrate the foundational knowledge derived from a liberal education into nursing practice. 

  • Practice with knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care to assist individuals, families, communities, and populations to continually progress toward fulfillment of their human capacities. 

  • Demonstrate communication, teamwork, and collaboration among inter-professional healthcare disciplines to promote optimal patient outcomes. 

  • Demonstrate appropriate uses of patient care technologies and information management. 

  • Apply clinical reasoning and judgments in decision-making considering the complex environments for safe nursing practice. 

  • Engage in quality improvement activities to improve patient outcomes. 

  • As a nurse generalist, incorporate leadership, management, legal, and ethical guidelines while applying professional standards of nursing practice. 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree

General Education - 30 hours

Biblical Studies - 6 hours*
English - 6 hours
Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 hours
Mathematics - 3 hours** (Statistics)
Sciences - 3 hours (Chemistry)
Social/Behavioral Science - 6 hours

* Minimum three hours in Biblical Studies must be taken at JBU.

** If Statistics course is not transferred in, student must take a JBU Statistics course to fulfill the requirement.

Courses specified by this program - 44 hours

Nursing credit in escrow - 40 hours

Nursing credits in escrow are a means for nurses to be granted academic credits for previous nursing knowledge without having to take tests. These credits are held in “escrow” until the RN successfully completes the BSN program. At that time, the student’s transcript is updated by the Registrar’s office.

Additional approved college credit - 9 hours

Minimum total semester hours - 120

In order to graduate, each BSN major must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or above for all degree work and 2.25 in the major.

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