TRADITIONAL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

TRADITIONAL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

The Hampton University School of Nursing Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing provides students a solid foundation for beginning a career as a registered nurse.  This four-year traditional program is designed for students who wish to pursue the BS in Nursing as their first bachelor’s degree.  Students enrolled in this academic program receive in-depth and comprehensive nursing education and training which provides the essential tools to transition into nursing practice upon graduation. 

The Professional Nursing Program consists of five semesters of theoretical and clinical courses from the foundations of nursing, adult acute care, obstetrics, pediatrics to community/mental health nursing. You will learn the practice of nursing in the classroom and clinical settings. Graduates of the Hampton University School of Nursing program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Nurses can work in a wide array of practices in health care and beyond.

Obtaining your Bachelor of Science degree is a three step process.  After being accepted to Hampton University, students complete the first two years of general education.  Students may apply and be admitted to the nursing program while the prerequisites are in progress.  All required courses must be completed before enrolling in the BS program in the fall semester of the junior year.

First, the Admission Process to Hampton University

High school students interested in attending Hampton University must first apply for admission through Hampton University's Office of Undergraduate Admission. High School students must complete at least four units of English, three units of college-preparatory mathematics, two units of foreign language, two units of social science and two units of natural sciences.  The University recommends that candidates take the most rigorous academic program available including AP, IB and honors courses whenever possible.  We encourage you to get a jump-start on researching the admission process at Hampton University.

Second, the Pre -Professional

Upon acceptance to Hampton University, students complete the first two years of general education.  Students may be admitted to the nursing program while the prerequisites are in progress.  All required courses must be completed before enrolling in the Professional Nursing program in the fall semester of the junior year.

Third, the Nursing Education

In the remaining two years at Hampton University, you will learn the practice of nursing in clinical and classroom settings.  The nursing program is designed to be completed in four semesters of full-time enrollment.  

Graduates of the BS program are eligible to take the NCLEX examination to become a Registered Nurse in any U.S. state.  BS graduates can work in a wide array of practices in health cared and beyond.

Nursing courses at other institutions are not eligible for transfer credit.

Transfer students must meet the requirements for admission to the University.  The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and declare Nursing/Pre-Nursing as the major.  Transfer students who were enrolled in another nursing program must have left that program in good academic standing and have not failed a nursing course.  Nursing courses at other institutions are not eligible for transfer credit.  Only grades of "C" or higher are acceptable for transfer credit.

Nursing

The remaining two years of college, you will learn the practice of nursing in clinical and classroom settings within Hampton University School of Nursing.  The nursing program is designed to be completed in four semesters of full-time enrollment. Graduates of the Hampton University School of Nursing program are eligible to take the NCLEX examination to become a Registered Nurse in any US state.  Graduates can work in a number of difference practice areas, including intensive care, pediatrics, adult acute care, and many others.

The prerequisites for the BS program include 63 semester hours .  You may submit an application for admission with the courses in progress, but all prerequisites must be completed successfully by the time you plan on beginning the nursing program.

Please review the required prerequisites below.

Semester 1 (Fall)  
Course# Course TitleCredits
ENG 101Written Communication l3
MAT 110College Mathematics ll3
CHE 101General Chemistry4
NUR 105Introduction to the Nursing Profession2
HIS 106World Civilization ll3
UNV 101The Individual and Life1
Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 2 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
ENG 102Written Communication ll3
COM 103Oral Communication3
BIO 224Anatomy & Physiology l4
PSY 203Introduction to Psychology3
NUR 202Nutrition and Dietetics2
PEDAny (Physical Activity Course)1
Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 3 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
BIO 225Human Anatomy & Physiology ll4
HUM 201Humanities l3
SOC 205Introduction to Sociology3
MAT 205 or PSY 346Introduction to Statistics or Statistis l or Introduction to Statistical Methods3
NUR 230Computation in Pharmacotherapeutics Lab1
General Elective3
Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 4 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
BIO 304Microbiology4
HUM 202Humanities ll or Elective3
PED PED (Any Physical Activity Course)1
NUR 217Health Assessment / Practicum3
NUR 221Medical Terminology2
PSY 311Development Psychology3
Semester Credit Hours16
Total Credit Hours65

Admission to the School of Nursing is a two-tier process: students must apply and be admitted to the Nursing/Pre-Nursing Program and to the Professional Nursing Program.  The acceptance letter into Hampton University satisfies admission to the Nursing/Pre-Nursing Program but does not automatically qualify students for acceptance into the Professional Nursing Program. A student must complete a separate application for admission to the Professional Nursing Program after the designated number of pre-requisite courses are successfully completed. Acceptance into the Professional Nursing Program is based on overall grade point average, math and science grade point average, scores on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) and recommendations. The TEAS scores cannot be more than a year old at the time of application.

Instructions and application to the Professional Nursing Program.

 

Application to HUSON Professional Program rev_2020

 

  • $35  Non-refundable Application Fee
  • Official transcript(s) and letter(s) of recommendation sent to the Office of Admissions at Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia 23668

The Office of Student Academic Support Services (OSASS) is responsible for recruitment via the automated telephone information system, walk-ins, the internet, prospective undergraduate, masters/post-masters, and the information sessions, and exhibits at recruitment events.  Advisors conduct lower and upper division undergraduate orientations, master/post-master and PhD orientations.

The department also tracks the enrollments, retention and progression for all courses, schedules course offerings, and does the academic advisement for the undergraduate, masters/post-masters, and PhD students.  In addition, OSASS oversees the selection of recipients for the School of Nursing scholarships and assists with identifying qualified individuals for outstanding student awards.  The OSASS provides assistance with registration, clinical placements, graduation applications, undergraduate endorsements for the State Board of Nursing NCLEX, and applications for advanced practice certification exams.

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CURRICULUM

The BS program includes nursing, science and liberal arts courses to prepare future nurses as health care leaders. Below is the program plan for entry-level students.

Summer Semester   
Course# Course TitleCreditsClinical Hrs
NUR 215Foundations of Nursing3
NUR 216Foundations of Nursing Practicum3
Semester Credit Hours6
Semester 1 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCreditsClinical Hrs
NUR 350 Pathophysiology/Pharmacology4
NUR 345Adult Health Nursing l4
NUR 346Adult Health Nursing l Practicum4
Semester Credit Hours12
Semester 2 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCreditsClinical Hrs
NUR 355Nursing of the Childbearing & Childbearing Family4
NUR 356Nursing of the Childbearing & Childbearing Family Practicum4
NUR 418Issues in Research Seminar2
NUR 328Nursing Informatics2
Semester Credit Hours12
Semester 3 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCreditsClinical Hrs
NUR 442Leadership & Management in Nursing2
NUR 445Community/Mental Health Nursing4
NUR 446Community/Health Mental Health Nursing Pract.4
NUR XXXElective3
Semester Credit Hours13
Semester 4 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCreditsClinical Hrs
NUR 443Leadership & Management in Nursing Pract.2
NUR 419Professional Development Seminar2
NUR 455Adult Health Nursing ll4
NUR 456Adult Health Nursing ll Practicum4
Semester Credit Hours12
Total Credit Hours55

All students must meet the general admission requirements of Hampton University and  the specific requirements of the School of Nursing,  Students must first be admitted Pre-Professional  Nursing Program.  The acceptance letter into HU satisfies admission to the Pre -Nursing Program, but does not automatically quality students for acceptance into the Professional Program.

 

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  • The baccalaureate programs on Hampton University main campus and College of Virginia Beach has full  approval by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.
  • The baccalaureate degree programs in nursing and the master's degree programs in nursing at Hampton University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791

The Hampton University School of Nursing offers undergraduate degrees leading to the Bachelor of Science (BS) with a major in health sciences at Hampton Institute (main campus) with two concentrations: community health promotion and policy and administration.
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  • BS Health Sciences – Community Health Promotion
  • BS Health Sciences – Policy and Administration
  • Program Objectives
  • Community Health Promotion
Policy and Administration Utilize parametric and non-parametric statistics to describe a research problem. Critically analyze human health issues and propose practical solutions to these issues. Describe the overall U.S. Health profile to include major concepts such as indicators, social determinants, disparities, access to health services, historical and contemporary trends and implications. Understand how social, cultural, economic, political, and biological environments affect both personal and community health. Complete a practicum and capstone experience. Utilize parametric and non-parametric statistics to describe a research problem. Critically analyze human health issues and propose practical solutions to these issues. Understanding basic management styles, principles and theories. Implement principles and practices of human resource administration (i.e. employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, performance evaluation, compensation, benefits, labor relations, safety, and health). Complete a practicum and capstone experience.
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