BS in NursingAdmission
TCU Nursing has an innovative curriculum designed to prepare you for work in a wide variety of agencies, clinics, and other community facilities in addition to hospitals and extended-care facilities. The emphasis in classrooms and patient care settings is on the development of critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and decision-making. You’ll be expected to assume considerable responsibility for your own learning, and are expected to become increasingly independent in the exercise of clinical judgment and in application of nursing process to a variety of problems and situations.
Our faculty includes accomplished educators, researchers, and practitioners interested in promoting the field of nursing education and practice. Our simulation and practice labs are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to prepare students for patient care before entering the hospital setting.
- Builds on and reinforces a broad foundation of liberal studies
- Includes a professional nursing residency during the last semester
- Provides a solid grounding in practice through partnerships with regional health care systems
Nursing courses constitute approximately one half of the four-year program. The sequence of nursing courses provides learning experiences in all major practice areas and in a variety of institutions and agencies in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Baccalaureate Nursing Program Outcomes
Upon completion of the baccalaureate nursing program, the generalist will:
1. Demonstrate values and behaviors that support the vision, mission, and core values of TCU and TCU Nursing.
2. Meet complex health needs of individuals, families, populations, and communities.
3. Apply leadership and management principles to achieve safe, high quality, person-centered care.
4. Use information management systems and technology to provide care and optimize patient outcomes.
5. Engage in scholarship, leadership, and service.
The BSN traditional track requires 124 semester hours, with the suggested plan of study available in the undergraduate catalog.
Information about the admissions process is available on the TCU Nursing Undergraduate Resources page.
The BSN accelerated track is designed to prepare you for professional nursing practice in a 16-month program. The program of study provides the same number of clinical hours as the traditional track, but the courses and clinical times are arranged differently to maximize experiences. Students in this program are ambitious, driven, and have proven record of academic success. You’ll earn 59 credit hours of nursing coursework during the four semesters: fall, spring, summer and fall.
For more information about TCU Nursing’s accelerated track, email acceleratedBSN@tcu.edu.
Technical Standards are a necessary component to the complex discipline of nursing. All students must meet these standards with or without reasonable accommodations. Students wishing to enter the TCU Nursing program must demonstrate that they can meet these technical standards and continue to do so throughout their nursing education program.
Nursing students must complete the HESI admissions test.
For questions about the HESI exam, contact Stacy Dissinger at 817-257-6810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Informational Sessions & Webinars
Prospective students may take advantage of informational sessions and webinars regarding the traditional and accelerated BSN tracks.Register