Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN: RN to BSN Program)
America Evangelical University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is post-licensure program that takes about 1 or 2 year depending on student’s educational background. While BSN requires at least 131 units completion requirement in that students can transfer maximum of 74 units in that 30 units are general education and 44 units of nursing major (RN licensure). Students who are transferring from Christian colleges or university may transfer some of Bible and Theology courses.
America Evangelical University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is at least 1 year program in that students who already completed GE, RN major and Bible/Theology can take 27 units of upper division major in nursing at our BSN program. This takes about 1 year to complete BSN program at America Evangelical University.
Students who completed Associate Degree in Nursing degree (44 units) and GE (30 units) must take 30 units of Bible and Theology and 27 units of upper division major (27 units) at America Evangelical University. In this case, it may take up to 2 years in obtaining BSN degree.
BSN Graduation Requirements:
- General Education: 30 units (can be transferred)
- Nursing Lower Division: 44 units (can be transferred)
- Bible and Theology: 30 units (residence requirement or can be transferred from other Christian colleges)
- Upper Division Nursing Major: 27 units (residence requirement)
Curriculum: 131 units (GE and Nursing Lower Division must be transferred)
Anatomy (3): Pathology (3); Physiology (3); Microbiology (3); Biology (3);
Chemistry (3); Psychology (3); Sociology (3); Communication Skills (3)
At least 30 units (Transferrable)
Lower Division Major (RN Degree)
Human Development & Health (2)
Introduction to Nursing (2)
Fundamental of Nursing (7.5 units)
Health Assessment (1)
Basic Pharmacology in Nursing (1)
Intermediate Nursing (4.5)
Advanced Pharmacology in Nursing (1)
Intermediate Nursing Process in Mental Health (4)
Legal & Ethical Consideration (1)
Intermediate Nursing (4.5)
Maternity Nursing (3)
Pediatric Nursing (3)
Advanced Nursing Process I (7)
Advance Nursing Process (2.5)
At least 44 units
Bible & Theology Requirements
Introduction to Old Testament
Introduction to New Testament
Systematic Theology I
Systematic Theology II
At least 30 units
(Residence requirement or Transferable)
Upper Division Major (BSN 1 year)
Ethics in Nursing
Introduction to Professional Nursing
Multicultural Diversity and Nursing
Management and Leadership in Nursing
Community Health Theory
Community Health Practice
At least 27 units
At least 131 units
Bible and Theology Requirements (30 units)
BT 302 Introduction to Old Testament (3 units)
An introduction to the basic terminology, doctrines, epistemology involved in the task of theology.
BT303 Introduction to New Testament (3 units)
An introduction to selected passages of the New Testament through lectures, perceptual group study, and directed reading in the New Testament and in secondary literature
BS201 Prophets (3units)
A study of the life, historical setting, and message of major prophets and minor prophets in the Old Testament
BS205 Pentateuch (3 units)
The contents and theology of the first five books of the Old Testament. Primary attention will be given to the literary nature and structure of the theological message; theories of origin and genetic development will also be covered.
BS206 Four Gospels (3 units)
An introductory study of the message, ministry, and life of Jesus presented in the four Gospels.
BS207 Wisdom Literature (3units)
Analysis of the chief techniques and important themes of biblical wisdom literature with some emphasis on apocryphal wisdom and the impact of wisdom literature on the New Testament.
BS211 Pauline Epistles (3 units)
A study of the ministry and message of Paul reflected in his epistles.
BT307 Systematic Theology I (3 units)
The first in a two-course sequence covering the major Christian doctrines from revelation to eschatology, emphasizing their biblical basis, evangelical focus, ecclesiastical context, Trinitarian scope, and contemporary significance for Christian life and ministry.
BT308 Systematic Theology II (3 units)
The second in a two-course sequence covering the major Christian doctrines from revelation to eschatology, emphasizing their Biblical basis, evangelical focus, ecclesiastical context, Trinitarian scope, and contemporary significance for Christian life and ministry.
BT309 Practical Theology (3 units)
The theological overview on the functions of the church and ministry: worship, preaching, evangelism, counseling, pastoral care, education, spiritual life, church planting, church growth, and church administration.
Upper Division Major – BSN nursing (27 units)
N320 Health Assessment (3 units)
This course deals with nursing skills in physical and psychological assessment of adults. Theory and practicum of health assessment techniques helps student develop assessment skills
N330 Nursing Research (3 units)
This course concentrates on basic elements of research process that helps students make critical research report and apply its writing skills in clinical report (Capstone Course)
N350 Ethics in Nursing (3 units)
This course deals with critical and faithful integration of Christian faith in relation to ethical issues. Discussion includes issues in health care and professional nursing. The class is consisted of much discussion about ethical issues and role of health care providers.
N370 Introduction to Professional Nursing (3 units)
This course is study of Christian nursing and responses to current social and professional issues and concern.
N390 Multicultural Diversity and Nursing (3 units)
The course deals with multiculturalism and role of heath care providers in the face of diversity of race, religion, nation, disability, age, language, as well as gender. It deals with prejudice and discrimination as well.
N410 Management and Leadership in Nursing (3 units)
This is a study of development and function of health care system. It deals with nursing issues in the States and the World. It also discusses about the roles of nurse as leader, teacher, manager, consultant, advocate, and counselor.
N420 Community Health Theory (3 units)
It deals with community health nursing. The emphasis is on the function of the nurse in the variety of community health setting. The role of nurse includes assessment, planning, and caring of the health care clients. It focuses on the theoretical aspect.
N430 Community Health Practice (3 units)
This is a study of practice involved in community health. It collaborates with community organization that provides health care and services to individuals and families. The essential part of the class is on practice in community health settings.
N440 Health Policy (3 units)
This course deals with health policy that is established and implemented in the States. It is a course that discusses the element of health policy in relation to politics, ethics, economics, social and cultural landscapes. It also deals with the role of nursing professionals in policy making.