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Nursing (B.S.N.)

After satisfactory completion of the upper division major in nursing, the student will receive the Bachelor of Science in nursing (B.S.N.) degree. After receiving the B.S.N., candidates are eligible to write the NCLEX-RN Exam to become a registered nurse. The Louisiana College Division of Nursing does not guarantee that those graduating from the nursing program will be successful in passing NCLEX-RN and/or the securing of employment in the profession of nursing.


To offer courses of professional study from a Christian perspective that build upon the liberal arts to prepare graduates for personal and professional success in nursing leadership that will enable them to deliver health care through the use of evidence-based, client centered, holistic care to use nursing as a ministry for Christ.


The purpose of the Division of Nursing is:

(1)  To educate, from a Christian perspective, a professional nurse to practice within a caring context.

(2)   To prepare a nurse generalist to assume nursing positions in a variety of health care settings.

(3)  To prepare the professional nurse for graduate and lifelong learning.

 Program Objectives:

1. Integrate knowledge, values, and attitudes acquired in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and nursing into the holistic care of clients in a variety of health care settings.

2. Assimilate the Neuman Systems Model within a nursing practice framework for clients throughout the wellness to illness continuum.

3. Manage care as a member of the profession within the context of a Christian worldview in the provision of health care that fosters respect for cultural and religious diversity and facilitates ethical choices in nursing practice.

4. Coordinate care in collaboration with members of the health care team that incorporates complex problem solving, influences change, and facilitates activities which result in achievement of goals for improving individual, family and community health care outcomes. 

5. Create awareness of professional role development through the avenues of evidence-based practice, graduate education, and lifelong learning.

BSN 4-year Curricular Template (Pre-2014 Upper Division Template)
BSN 4-year Curricular Template 2014 (Fall 2014 Upper Division Template)

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