Jun 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Nursing

BS in Nursing Degree

The baccalaureate program in nursing at NWFSC is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). The program is an RN to BSN degree career ladder and is open to applicants who currently hold a valid Registered Nursing license and have completed an ADN or diploma program. The program can be completed in three to four semesters. Program content for the BSN program meets those specified in Florida’s AS to BS Articulation Manual. All theory courses are taught through NWF Online (https://www.nwfsc.edu/online/) and observership experiences target the specific needs found locally, nationally, and internationally.

Graduation Requirements for the BS in Nursing Degree

Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete applicable admission requirements for the program. See the Admissions section of the catalog.
  • Complete at least 30 credit hours of 1000, 2000, 3000, or 4000 level coursework at NWFSC.
  • Maintain an institutional cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 in all undergraduate credit hours.
  • Complete all program course requirements with a minimum grade of “C” (including lower division courses, common pre-requisites, and upper division core courses.) 
  • Complete all AA Degree General Education Requirements  with a minimum grade of “C” (including Gordon Rule , Speaking-Across-the-Curriculum  and Civic Literacy Competency ).
  • Completion of two sequential courses in high school foreign language, a minimum of 6 credit hours in one foreign language at the college level, or an appropriate score on an approved CLEP examination.
  • Complete at least fifteen (15) credit hours of the Core coursework (not to include portfolio assessment) at NWFSC.
  • Complete a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) college credits applicable toward the BSN degree.
  • Satisfy all outstanding obligations to the college.