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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Department of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing. The BSN offers two tracks, a BSN Pre-licensure track and an RN to BSN track.  The BSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The pre-licensure BSN track is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing of California.  The BSN pre-licensure and RN-BSN tracks meet the requirements for public health nursing certification in California. BSN courses are provided that include theory and clinical experience in caring for clients across the life span who are from diverse psychosocial and cultural backgrounds. A wide range of health care agencies are used for clinical experience. The intent of the program is to graduate generalists in nursing who are concerned with promoting optimum health in a variety of settings.