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RN to BSN Dual Admissions Program with Brookdale Community College

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  • Are you a prospective, current or past nursing student of Brookdale Community College (BCC)? 

    NJCU is offering a Dual Admissions Program in partnership BCC.  This unique program allows nursing students to earn credits toward their BCC associate degree and their NJCU bachelor's degree at the same time. Students can transfer up to 82 credits toward their NJCU B.S.N. degree. 


    Applying to the NJCU Dual Admissions B.S.N. Program

    Students must be admitted to the BCC nursing program to be eligible to apply.  To get started, simply download and complete the dual admission application form and return it to the Transfer Resources / Articulation Office at BCC, located in ATEC 107. 

    Questions?  Please call the BCC Transfer Resources / Articulation Department at (732) 224-2570 or contact the NJCU Nursing Department for assistance at (732) 280-7090 x6011 - we can help you find the information you need. 


    B.S.N. Curriculum Requirements

    The below curriculum outline serves as a guideline.  Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Nursing Department to create a personalized academic plan.

    BCC Courses (72 Credits)

    Course Number 

    Course Title 

    Credit Hours 

    BIOL 111

    Anatomy & Physiology I

    4

    BIOL 112 Anatomy & Physiology II

    4

    BIOL 213

    Microbiology

    4

    ENGL 121 English Composition I

    3

    ENGL 122 English Composition 2

    3

    MATH 151 Intermediate Algebra

    3

    NURS 160 Introduction to Human Needs

    3

    NURS 161 Nursing & Human Needs I

    7

    NURS 162 Nursing & Human Needs II

    8

    NURS 163 Nursing & Human Needs in the Community

    2

    NURS 260 Issues in Nursing

    2

    NURS 261 Nursing & Human Needs III

    8

    NURS 262 Nursing & Human Needs IV

    6

    NURS 263 Managing & Coordinating Nursing Care

    3

    PSYC 208 Life Span Development

    3

    PSYC 106 Introduction to Psychology II

    3

    SOCI 101 or
    ANTH 105
    Principles of Sociology or
    Cultural Antropology

    3

      Total BCC Credits 

    72

     

    BCC / NJCU Courses (10 credits)

    The following courses are required, but may be taken at either BCC or NJCU

    NJCU Course Number 

    Course Title 

    Credit Hours 

    SOCI 114

    Sociology of the Family

    (BCC equivalent: SOCI 215 Marriage and the Family)

    3

    CHEM 117

    Principles of Chemistry

    (BCC equivalent: CHEM 136 Intro to Inorganic, Organic, and Biological Chemistry)

    4

    PSYC 230

    Statistics for the Social Sciences

    (BCC equivalent: PSYC 245 Intro to Quantitative Medthods in Social Science Research)

    3

      Total BCC / NJCU Credits 

    10 

     

     

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, RN-to-BSN

    Completion of this major prepares one for a career as a Registered Nurse working in a wide range of healthcare organizations. Graduates of the program are prepared to assume the responsibilities of a nursing generalist as well as to assume leadership positions in nursing.

    • The requirement for admission to this degree track is New Jersey licensure as a Registered Nurse or eligibility to sit for the RN Licensure exam in New Jersey before entering the first clinical nursing course. 

    Course Requirements  

    Course  Course Title  Credits 
      Core Courses       
    NURS 351 Health Assessment Across the Life Span  
    NURS 357 BSN Transitions 3
      Escrow credits awarded upon compleation ($150 fee) 14
    NURS 450 Theoretical Bases of Nursing 3
    NURS 451* NPHP Groups/Community Theory 5
    NURS 452* NPHP Groups/Community Laboratory 5
    NURS 460 Nursing Research 3
    NURS 465 Leadership for the Nurse/Manager 3
    NURS 466 Cultural Paradigms for Health Care 3
    NURS 467 Senior Seminar Implementaqtion Project - Thesis Part 1 2
    NURS 468  Senior Seminar Implementaqtion Project - Thesis Part 2 2
         

      * Must be taken in the same semester

     

    Brookdale Community College students for a program worksheet, including recommended courses to take at Brookdale, click here.