Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing

Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree Option Curriculum for the Bachelor of Science Degree Option
For students admitted prior to Fall 2012
  Curriculum for the Bachelor of Science Degree Option
For students admitted Fall 2012 and after
Admission Requirements for the Accelerated Second Degree Baccalaureate Option Curriculum for Accelerated Second Degree Program
For students admitted prior to Fall 2012
  Curriculum for Accelerated Second Degree Program
For students admitted Fall 2012 and after
Admission Requirements for the LPN Transitioning to Bachelor of Science Curriculum for the Transitioned LPN

Course Descriptions

Welcome to the home page of Purdue Calumet’s Baccalaureate Program in Nursing! The baccalaureate program has maintained a commitment to quality education and a reputation for clinical excellence. The program has kept pace with the ever-changing healthcare delivery systems and technological advances while keeping rooted in fundamental humanistic philosophies.

The undergraduate program in nursing offers the following, Accreditation Commission for Education In Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) accredited programs for entry into practice: Bachelor of Science Option, Accelerated Second Degree B.S. Option for Second Degree Students, LPN Transitioning to Bachelor of Science.  In addition, the RN BS Options is offered for practicing registered nurses who wish to complete the baccalaureate degree.  The degree leads to eligibility for State Board examination for licensure as a registered nurse. The Baccalaureate is designed to:

  1. prepare a nurse generalist with baccalaureate level nursing competencies who will be able to provide comprehensive nursing care for people of all ages within a variety of health care settings
  2. provide academic preparation for advanced degrees in Nursing.

The baccalaureate faculty, who hold graduate or doctoral degrees in nursing, are rated as excellent teachers and expert practitioners. Most are certified as nurse practitioners and clinical specialists and are active in nursing practice and research.

On behalf of the Baccalaureate faculty, thank you for visiting our program.

Kathleen Nix, R.N., M.S.
Associate Professor and Coordinator

Rev.06/09