- The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is offered by the College of Nursing at the University of Texas at Arlington to prepare and also train Two paths are available to earn a BSN: the pre-licensure BSN along with the post-licensure RN to BSN. The BS in Nursing (BSN) training program is built to prepare a skilled, self-directed, general practitioner of nursing who can accept increasing responsibility and also leadership in the delivery of nursing care. In deliberation of the preparation of a general practitioner, all people who apply for admittance and are enrolled in the undergraduate training program must be able to carry out the essential functions required of a registered nurse.
- The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) certifies the University of Texas at Arlington BSN training program and also readies graduates to pass the NCLEX-RN with all the skills recommended by the Texas Board of Nursing.
- For people seeking to become a registered nurse, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing pre-licensure training program provides the wide educational preparation necessary to make an effective transition into the complex world of health care and also move quickly into leadership roles.
About the school
- The University of Texas at Arlington is a public research institution situated in Arlington, Texas, United States. The campus is in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan region and is right next to downtown Arlington.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximately $24,230
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Lower-Division Prerequisite Courses (70 credit hours)
*Must be completed with a grade of C or higher within the first two (2)
attempts. Visit the “Bachelor of Science in Nursing Policies (pre-licensure)” Two Attempt Policy section (uta.edu/conhi). Additionally, all lower-division prerequisites marked with * must be completed before STARTING the first semester of the upper-division program. Applicants accepted for the spring term must have required coursework completed prior to winter intersession. All lower-division prerequisite courses must be completed prior to graduation.
- Although not used in the upper-division nursing program GPA selection process, Biology I for Nursing Students (BIOL 1345) is a prerequisite course
requirement in order to register for Anatomy & Physiology I (BIOL 2457) and Microbiology (BIOL 2460) at UT Arlington.
- UT Arlington’s Contemporary Mathematics (MATH 1301) is preferred.
- The pre-nursing courses (Introduction to Professional and Clinical Concepts in Nursing, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology) must be taken at UT Arlington unless pre-approved by UT Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation. For details related to transferring in the pre-nursing courses,
visit the “Bachelor of Science in Nursing Policies (pre-licensure)” UT Arlington Transfer Student Policy section (uta.edu/conhi).
- Pharmacology and Pathophysiology must be completed within three (3) years of starting the upper-division nursing program.
- Prerequisite course requirements in order to register for Pharmacology and Pathophysiology are Anatomy and Physiology I & II and General Chemistry. It is strongly recommended that Pathophysiology and Pharmacology be taken in separate terms and Pathophysiology be completed first.
Upper-Division BSN Application Eligibility Requirements
For consideration of admission to the upper-division nursing program, an applicant must meet the following requirements by the application deadline:
- Be admitted and have an active student status with UT Arlington Office of Admissions and Records (uta.edu/admissions). Admission to UT Arlington is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts from outside institutions, if applicable.
- Earn a minimum 2.75 GPA in the two GPAs calculated in the selection process (refer to the Upper-Division BSN Selection Process section).
- Complete at least 12 of the 16 lower-division prerequisite natural science hours (A&P I and II, Microbiology, and General Chemistry).
- Once accepted, an applicant must complete all lower-division prerequisite courses marked with * (refer to “Lower-Division Prerequisite Courses” on reverse side) before STARTING the first semester of the upper-division nursing program. Applicants accepted for the spring term must have required coursework completed prior to winter intersession.
- Complete the Grammar, Math, Reading Comprehension, and Vocabulary sections of the HESI A2, scoring a minimum of of 75% on each section. Learning Styles and Personality are also required; however, the results are included in the selection process.
- Submit English Language Requirement documentation, if required. The College of Nursing and Health Innovation requirement differs from that of UT Arlington. A high school diploma and/or a bachelor’s degree or higher earned in the United States exempts a documentation requirement. If not exempt, academic advisors can provide additional exemptions and/or documentation requirements. Additional information is also available on the “Bachelor of Science in Nursing Policies (pre-licensure)”; English Language Requirement policy (uta.edu/conhi).
- Complete and submit the Campus-Based BSN application (uta.edu/conhi).
Address: 701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
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