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Catalog and Student Handbook 2020 - 2021

Nursing, Bachelor of Science (Online)


Continuing with the tradition of educating nurses, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree provides the Registered Nurse a unique educational experience. The program builds on the RN’s previous education with the goal of fostering individual and professional growth, which will prepare the RN to manage the healthcare challenges of today.

The baccalaureate degree program in Nursing at Labouré College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. Website:

Course Sequences and Prerequisites

The 2000-level courses build on knowledge gained from the 1000-level courses. To ensure that students are adequately prepared for their programs of study, certain prerequisites may be required for some 2000-level courses. These prerequisites may be satisfied by transfer credit or a previous associate or bachelor degree. Division Chairpersons may waive prerequisites for courses within their control. Professors have discretion to waive prerequisites for their own courses.

Course Sequence:

Students will earn Credit by Examination through the HESI exams for NUR 1015 and NUR 2000.

NUR 1015Fundamental Health Concepts


NUR 2000Family Centered Nursing


NUR 1035Health and Illness Concepts of the Adult


NUR 2025Advanced Health and Illness Concepts




LPN Licensure and successful completion of HESI Fundamentals Test and Maternity/Pediatrics Test are required.

ANA 1010, ANA 1120 and MIC 2201 prior to NUR 1035, all general education courses prior to or concurrent with NUR 2025.

Program of Study

While the College makes every effort to avoid schedule changes, the College may cancel courses or alter course schedules without prior notification. 

Professional Courses (27 Credits)

NUR 3110Professional Nursing Perspectives


NUR 3226Pathopharmacology


NUR 3330Health Assessment


NUR 3445Communications & Informatics In Healthcare


NUR 3660Evidence-Based Nursing Practice


NUR 4226Leadership and Management in Healthcare


NUR 4235Population Focused Healthcare


NUR 4337Opioid Disuse Syndrome and the Epidemic


NUR 4336Application of Evidenced-Based Practice


Students are awarded the degree after meeting the requirements listed below: 

  • Completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours at the College
  • Successful completion of the degree program as prescribed by the College
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher
  • A minimum grade of C in degree professional courses
  • A minimum grade of D- in other degree requirements
    • A failing grade (F) in an arts and sciences course will not count toward a program requirement and the course must be retaken, or a dean or chairperson-approved substitute course taken
  • Completion of all program requirements within six years of enrollment at the College