College of Nursing
Academic Information & Policies
The following addresses college-level policies and information. For university-wide policies, please visit the U of S Policies and Regulations.
The College of Nursing
The College of Nursing was established as a school in 1938 and became a college July 1, 1973. Graduates are prepared to provide high quality nursing care in all areas of nursing. Read more about the College of Nursing history here.
A variety of health care settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, home care, and various community agencies are used for clinical practice.
In summary, the College of Nursing offers the following programs:
1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
2. Post-Degree B.S.N. (PDBSN) Option
For information on graduate-level programs, please visit the Graduate Studies section of this Catalogue.
Degrees with Distinction
B.S.N. and Post-Degree B.S.N. (PDBSN) Option
The B.S.N. degree with Distinction will be awarded to students whose cumulative weighted averages for years 2, 3 and 4 is 78% or higher. Great Distinction will be awarded to students whose cumulative weighted averages for years 2, 3 and 4 is 83% or higher.
College of Nursing courses are listed under subject codes NURS, NEPS, PHAR, MCIM, PHSI and GERO in the Course Descriptions.