Bachelor of Science in Nursing
BSN Curriculum Overview
JMU offers a 4-year program leading to a Bachelor of Nursing degree. During the first 2 years students complete the General Education Program and the Prerequisite Courses. Students must earn a C- or higher in all prerequisite courses before they can begin junior nursing classes.
Students begin courses in the 4-Semester Nursing Program usually at the beginning of the junior year. The 2-year nursing program of study includes 59 credit hours of core nursing courses and 2 required credit hours of Nursing Elective Courses. Nursing electives can be taken anytime in the freshman through senior year. The Nursing Program consists of:
- Classroom courses
- Varied practicum activities
- Health Assessment & Skills labs
- Simulation Lab Experiences
- Learning: Theory, Skills, Application
BSN Course List
A complete listing of all core and elective courses is available in the nursing program section of the official 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog.