Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 first edition, July 2014

Department of Nursing

Accreditation

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education – Nursing (Generic 4-year Program) (BSN); Nursing (Completion Program for Registered Nurses) (BSN); Master of Science in Nursing (MSN); Post-Master's Nurse Educator Certificate 
  • The generic 4-year nursing program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing meets full approval of the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

General information

Clinical hours

Clinical and laboratory hours represent the number of hours per week the course will meet in clinical and laboratory experiences outside the classroom. In nursing, three clinical hours are required for one credit hour. For example, a four credit hour clinical course with two hours of lecture will have six hours of clinical experiences. Two laboratory hours are required for one credit hour. For example, a four credit hour laboratory course with two hours of lecture will have four hours of laboratory experience.

Nursing electives for non-nursing majors

NUR 199, 326, 327, 420, 472, 490, 492, 501, 502, 503, 510, 515, and 565 may be taken by students in other departments and as continuing education courses by non-degree seeking students.