ADN-BSN PROGRAM
INFORMATION FOR FALL ADMISSION

SELECTION PROCESS REVISED BEGINNING FALL 2014 - SEE DETAILS BELOW.


Current ADN Students from Ohlone, Los Medanos, Chabot, Merritt or Contra Costa College:

If you are still enrolled in an ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) program at one of the above campuses, you may be eligible for the CSUEB ADN-BSN Collaborative Program. ADN students from the above colleges can directly transition to CSUEB by following approved curriculum. See road maps below for course sequences and timelines.  PLEASE NOTE, ROADMAPS WILL BE REVISED SPRING 2014.

Apply during the Fall term of the last year of your ADN program, before you graduate, for admission into CSUEB for the following Fall term. We do NOT have Spring term admission.

Read our BROCHURE about program requirements.

 

ADN-BSN Collaborative Roadmaps:

**Roadmaps will be revised Spring 2014 and updated during Fall 2014.


ELIGIBILITY

The following steps are required to become eligible for the ADN-BSN Program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

  1. Have an unencumbered, unrestricted California RN License by time of entry into program (September 1 deadline).
  2. Be a recent graduate of an ADN Program from one of the following community colleges:  Chabot, Contra Costa, Los Medanos, Merritt, Ohlone.  **you will be in the last year of your ADN program at time of application.
  3. Meet nursing prerequisite GPA requirements.  **Beginning Fall 2015 admission.  See below.
  4. Complete all nursing prerequisites by end of SPRING term after you apply.
  5. Send official transcripts to CSUEB University Admissions by DECEMBER 15, FEBRUARY 14 and JULY 15. STRICT DEADLINES. The Nursing Department does not require a separate copy of transcripts.
  6. Meet all University Admission requirements by stated deadlines.

DUE TO RESTRICTED CLINICAL SPACE IN OUR COMMUNITY HEALTH COURSE, ADMISSION IS LIMITED BEGINNING FALL 2014.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS IN EFFECT FALL 2015 (SEE BELOW).


Procedures for the current applicant pool being evaluated for Fall 2014 admission:  

  • After applications are reviewed, ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS will be randomized into one list.
  • BASED ON SPACE AVAILABLE, STUDENTS FROM THE TOP PORTION OF THE RANDOMIZED LIST will be offered admission to the program.  
  • CANDIDATES NOT OFFERED ADMISSION will stay in the same random order and be placed on a WAITLIST.  
  • IF ANY CANDIDATE OFFERED ADMISSION DECLINES before September 23, 2014, the next student on the waitlist will be contacted and offered admission.  This process continues, following the exact order of the waitlist, until all available spots are filled. 


Procedures for the applicant pool that will be evaluated for Fall 2015 admission:  

  • Have a 2.70 average prerequisite GPA in the following:
              ALL EIGHT prerequisite courses combined, and
              Just the FOUR prerequisite science courses
  • Applications that meet minimum prerequisite GPA are reviewed; ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS that meet the GPA will be randomized into one list.
  • BASED ON SPACE AVAILABLE, STUDENTS FROM THE TOP PORTION OF THE RANDOMIZED LIST will be offered admission to the program.
  • CANDIDATES NOT OFFERED ADMISSION will stay in the same random order and be placed on a WAITLIST.
  • IF ANY CANDIDATE OFFERED ADMISSION DECLINES before September 22, 2015, the next student on the waitlist will be contacted and offered admission.  This process continues, following the exact order of the waitlist, until all available spots are filled. 


Submit two applications:  DUE NOVEMBER 30

  1. CSUEB application – submit a CSUMentor APPLICATION for the next available FALL term. 

  2. The CSUEB Clinical Nursing Program supplemental application is only available between October 1 and November 30.

**Make sure to accurately note your ADN school and expected date of graduation on the nursing application.


Nursing Applications OPEN October 1 at NOON and CLOSE November 30 at NOON.

Once the application is available, please click nursing application link (below) to fill out and submit between October 1 and November 30.


NURSING APPLICATION NO LONGER AVAILABLE


Once the application is available, and you correctly submit it by the deadline, you can click the nursing application link (below) to edit it until February 14.


NURSING APPLICATION NO LONGER AVAILABLE


OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE APPLICATION PROCESS:


PREREQUISITES

  • Human Anatomy/Physiology I  (BIOL 2010, 5 units)
  • Human Anatomy/Physiology II  (BIOL 2020, 5 units)
  • Introduction to Microbiology  (BIOL 2025, 5 units)
  • INTEGRATED Chemistry Class (CHEM 1610, 6 units) OR
    Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 1601, 4 units) OR 
    Organic Biochemistry (CHEM 1602, 4units) 
  • Written Communication/English Composition
    (ENGL 1001, 4 units), GE Area A2
  • Oral Communication/Public Speech or Interpersonal
    (COMM 1000 or 1004, 4 units), GE Area A1
  • Statistics (STAT 1000, 5 units), GE Area B4
  • Critical Thinking/Logic (4 units) GE Area A3

All prerequisite courses must be complete by the end of the SPRING term after you apply.

All prerequisite courses taken at campuses other than CSUEB must be approved as equivalent prior to submitting your Supplemental Application. A Course Equivalency Chart is available so you can compare courses. Candidates can also check on www.assist.org for course equivalencies to other California public colleges. Contact the Department (510-885-3481) for information on equivalency evaluation of courses from foreign universities, out-of-state campuses, or California universities not listed on the Equivalency Chart.

* PLEASE NOTE:
If you complete a combined "Anatomy & Physiology I" course, you must take PART II from the same campus. If you take a single-topic "Anatomy" course at any campus, you may take a single-topic "Physiology" course from any other campus.

The critical thinking prerequisite can only be satisfied by a specific logic-based class, with reference to inductive/deductive reasoning and/or evaluation of fallacies.

A higher level math course, such as Calculus or Trigonometry, CANNOT substitute for the statistics prerequisite.

ONE non-science prerequisite may be taken credit/no credit. Our office accepts an AP score of 3 or higher as a substitute for either the English OR Statistics prerequisite; this ONE AP score will count as the ONLY credit/no credit on the nursing application. Send an official score report to CSUEB admissions as proof by the FEBRUARY 14 deadline.


LEADERSHIP COURSE

Beginning 2014, the Leadership course will be available only to students accepted into the CSUEB Nursing Program.  Cross Registration for course participation in the Spring term prior to admission is no longer available.  


TRANSCRIPTS

Submit official transcripts to the University Admissions Office to show in-progress classes and completion of nursing prerequisites by all 3 of these dates:

  • December 15
  • February 14
  • July 15

Send CSUEB Admissions official transcripts DECEMBER 15 AND FEBRUARY 14 - STRICT DEADLINE.  February transcripts must show completion of any Nursing prerequisites that were in progress during the FALL term in which you applied.

Send ANOTHER set of official transcripts by JULY 15 - STRICT DEADLINE - to show completion of any Nursing prerequisites that were in progress during the Spring term after you applied.

**MISSING TRANSCRIPT DEADLINES CAN RESULT IN AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND AUTOMATIC DENIAL.


OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

MILITARY candidates, please submit proof of military status (such as DD214) to the Nursing Department office (photocopy or fax) by NOVEMBER 30.   **Military students are given priority admission into our Nursing programs.  Please contact the Nursing Department for more detail.

Submit to Nursing Department proof of an unrestricted, unencumbered RN license by SEPTEMBER 1 (after application is submitted) via fax, in person or mail only (NOT via email).

Submit your SIR (Statement of Intent to Register) for CSUEB (part of university admission packet) by CSUEB deadline, even if not yet notified of your admission status from Nursing.

The TEAS exam is NOT required for this program.


NOTIFICATION

Students in this program are notified by the late February/early March via email and regular mail.

WHAT IF YOU THINK THERE'S AN ERROR?  Notify the Nursing Admissions Coordinator at nursing@csueastbay.edu within 15 calendar days of receipt of the notification.  Write a thorough explanation why you believe an error occurred.  Provide written documentation to support your claim upon request.


COURSE SCHEDULE

ALL COURSES MUST BE TAKEN IN EXACT ORDER SHOWN BELOW.

**Summer courses subject to availability.


FAILURE in any TWO Nursing prefix (NURS) courses results in a student being dropped from the program.  

Failure in ONE Nursing prefix (NURS) course may prevent progression to subsequent classes until that course is repeated with a passing grade. Individual rules apply.  

Failure in a Nursing prefix (NURS) course beginning with the number 3000 will prevent any registration in a course beginning with the number 4000 until the class that was failed is repeated with a passing grade.


ADN-BSN PROGRAM PLAN

Fall: 16 units

  • NURS 3505, 3507, 3509 (12) intensive 3 week classes 
  • NURS 2005 (4) can challenge by exam

Winter: 11-17 units

  • NURS 3502 (2)
  • NURS 3503 (3) weekly attendance
  • NURS 4203 (2)
  • NURS 4207/8 (6) (or Spring Term) Mon/Wed attendance
  • Upper Division Science/B6 (4) 
              B6 not required for 2nd Bachelors, but still may need extra graduation units

Spring: 10-16 units

  • NURS 3202 (4)  can challenge by exam
  • NURS 4207/8 (6) (or Winter Term)  Mon/Wed attendance
  • NURS 4301 (2), 4305 (4) major research project

Summer: 12 units

  • HIST 4710 (4) required
  • HDEV 3800 (4)  required
  • Upper Division Elective (4) only if graduation units needed

Any university requirements (180 total units, 60 upper division units, upper and lower G.E. requirements, Writing Skills Requirement and U.S. History code requirements) must be completed before graduation and added to above suggested schedule.

Courses taught outside the major department are subject to availability.



For questions or more information, please contact:

California State University, East Bay-Hayward Campus
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences
(North Science 143)
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542
Phone: 510-885-3481
Fax: 510-885-2156
Email: Nursing@csueastbay.edu

California State University, East Bay-Concord Campus
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences
(Library Room 143)
4700 Ygnacio Valley Rd.
Concord, CA 94521
Phone: 925-602-6753
Fax: 925-602-6367
Email: Nursing@csueastbay.edu

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