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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 

     

    NJCU Courses (46 credits)

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    NURS 351 Health Assessment Across the Life Span

    3

    NURS 357 BSN Transitions

    3

    NURS 450 Theoretical Basis of Nursing

    3

    NURS 451 Nursing Process & Health
    Promotion Groups / Community Theory

    5

    NURS 452 Nursing Process & Health
    Promotion Groups / Community Laboratory

    5
    14**

    NURS 460

    Nursing Research

    3

    NURS 465 Leadership for the Nurse Leader / Manager

    3

    NURS 466 Cultural Paradigms for Health Care

    3

    NURS 467 Senior Seminar Implementation
    Project Senior Thesis I

    2

    NURS 468 Senior Seminar Implementation
    Project Senior Thesis II

    2

     

    Total NJCU Credits 

    Total B.S.N. Credits  

     46  

    128 

         

    *Please view our catalog for course descriptions.
    **Upon successful completion of NURS 452 (Nursing Process & Health Promotion Groups / Community Laboratory), students will receive 14 credits which are held in escrow. Students must pay a $150 processing fee to receive the escrow credits.