|Physical Science/Math - 20 credits|
|Anatomy and Physiology||8 credits|
|Chemistry or Biology
|Microbiology/General Biology/Cell Biology
|Humanities - 12 credits|
|Philosophy - Heath Care Ethics||3 credits|
|Humanities Elective||3 credits|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences - 18 credits|
|General Psychology||3 credits|
|Developmental Psychology||3 credits|
|Introductory Sociology||3 credits
|Social/Behavioral Electives||9 credits|
|Transfer Credits - 30 credits|
|Credits transferred for graduates of ACEN (formerly NLNAC) Accredited Programs with GPA of 2.75||30 credits|
|Nursing - 42 credits
(30 credits nursing courses and 12 credits awarded through clinical decision-making assessment.)
|NUR 2810 Research and Scientific Evidence in Nursing Practice
|NUR 3000 Foundations in Nursing and Health
|NUR 3007 Health Assessment
|NUR 3122 Imperatives for Global and Public Health
|NUR 4112 Health Promotion and Home Health in the Community
|NUR 4113 Practicum in Health Promotion and Home Health in the Community
|NUR 4114 Nursing and Health Policy
|NUR 4116 Leadership and Management in Health Care
|NUR 4117 Field Work in Leadership and Management in Health Care
|NUR 4118 Cultural Influences on Health Beliefs and Practices
|Clinical Decision-Making Assessment||12 credits|
|Total 120-122 Credits|
*BSN candidates take NUR 2810 or NUR 8904 (Graduate Research) after completing a course in statistics.
Research course must be taken prior to clinical nursing courses.
RN licensure is required before taking NUR 4000 level courses.
"Dedicated Villanova faculty members have created a program that inspires and supports eager students to cultivate their own learning path. The classes are small and the experiences and interests of the students help shape the learning. Professors artfully balance the unique needs of adult learners already in the field while presenting new knowledge and experiences that becomes essential to the professional development of the student.'"