Nursing - Generic (BS)
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- Course Descriptions
- Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin
Eligibility for Screening into the Generic Program
Students must meet the requirements for admission to York College, including the standards of proficiency in the basic skills areas of reading, writing and mathematics. Students who pass the CUNY assessment tests are eligible to enroll in General Education courses and additional prerequisite courses as listed:
- Completion of the 56 required General Education and prerequisite credits
- A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the five key prerequisite courses noted with an asterisk
- A grade of C or better in each General Education or Pathways and Prerequisite course.
- Completion of all required lower division writing intensive (WI) Courses.
- Current Basic Life Support Certificate (BCLS).
- Successful score on the NLN pre-admission RN exam (PAX-RN)
Admission to the generic nursing program is highly competitive. The program is designed for full-time study. Students who are interested in the program must meet the requirements for admission to York College. They are required to pass the CUNY Admission Examination in the basic skills areas; reading, writing and mathematics, as well as all required prerequisites science and foundation courses. Admission to the college does not guarantee acceptance to the nursing program. Students who have failed/ been dismissed from another nursing program are not eligible for admission to York's Program.
Students must complete the following courses with a minimum of a C grade:
|Effective Fall 2016|
Nursing Generic BS
Prerequisites for Screening and Progression
|BIO234||Anatomy and Physiology I* **||4|
|BIO235||Anatomy and Physiology II*||4|
|ENG125||Composition I: Introduction to College Writing**||3|
|CHEM106||Essentials of College Chemistry* **||3.5|
|CHEM107||Essentials of College Chemistry Laboratory* **||1.5|
|CHEM230||Essentials of Organic Chemistry||3|
|MATH111||Introduction to Statistics & Probability**||4|
|PSY102||Introduction to Psychology* **||3|
|PSY214||Human Development for Health Professions||3|
Nursing Major Discipline Requirements
|NURS101||Nursing Process and Pharmacology I||2|
|NURS204||Health Assessment and Wellness Promotion||4|
|NURS210||Fundamentals of Nursing Practice||6|
|NURS301||Values in Transitions: Perspectives of Professional Nursing||3|
|NURS302||Pharmacology for Nurses||3|
|NURS310||Nursing Process: Nursing Care in the Child-bearing Client/Family System (7 weeks)||5|
|NURS320||Adult Health I||7|
|NURS340||Nursing Care of Children: Infancy to Adolescence (7 weeks)||5|
|NURS314||Management and Leadership in Professional Nurse-Client Intersystem||3|
|NURS406||Professional Nurse-Societal & Community Client Intersystem: Emergent Evolution||3|
|NURS415||Professional Nurse-Client Intersystem||4|
|NURS420||Adult Health II||7|
|NURS430||Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing||5|
|NURS407||Research in Professional Nursing Practice WI||3|
Other Major Requirements
|Remaining Pathways Elective Requirements||23|
|Total Credits Required for the B.S.||120|
A minimum grade of C+ is required for all Nursing courses.
*Courses listed with an asterisk (*) are used to calculate the G.P.A. and rank applicants.
**Courses listed with a double asterisk (**) are specific Pathways courses embedded in the major
Note: This program has received a special waiver to specify particular courses students must take in some areas of the Common Core to be eligible to apply for admission to the Nursing program. If students take different courses in these areas, they will be certified as having completed the Common Core areas, but would not have met the preconditions for applying to the Nursing program. Nursing students are waived from Health 111 in the College Option but are required to take Psychology 214 in its place.