Catalog 2024 - 2025

Bachelor's Degree Program in Nursing

S0060 - 121 Credits

Today's challenging and demanding health care environment requires highly adaptable employees with a broad base of knowledge and leadership skills. Professional nurses must be effective in leading an increasingly diverse group of employees and managing complex resources within the health care industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree will provide access to upper-level courses to residents of the Treasure Coast who already have an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing. These Baccalaureate courses will allow nurses to further their career by providing them with an educational background and practical experience to become qualified nurse leaders.
Nursing grad with patient

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing are:

  1. Students must successfully complete 121 hours of specified college-level credit courses in the degree program, including the 72 credits in the lower division Associate in Science Degree in Nursing and the additional 49 credit hours of Bachelor of Science in Nursing courses.

  2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

All core curriculum (NUR prefix), English, Mathematics, Humanities and Natural Science courses require a grade of “C” or higher.