Hours91 - 92 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 64 Students.
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Program Requirements

Licensure: This program meets the educational requirements designed to lead to an occupationally required professional license or certificate in the state of Utah. Students pursuing occupations requiring a license or certificate in a state other than Utah should contact the appropriate BYU academic advisement center as well as the licensing agency in the state where they intend to work to seek information and guidance regarding licensure and certification requirements.
A 'C' grade or above must be maintained in all required courses.
requirement 1 Complete 3 options
Prerequisite courses:
Note: Chem 101 or an acceptable score on the Chemistry Placement Exam is prerequisite to Chem 285 if the student has completed no previous chemistry course work.
requirement 2 Complete 1 option
Supporting courses:
requirement 4 Complete 3.5 hours from the following course(s)
Complete a minimum of 3.5 credit hours
Program Outcomes: 

Integration of Gospel Values

Integrate the principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as part of clinical judgment; caring holistically for diverse individuals, families, communities, and populations; personal health and well-being; and life-long learning.

Liberal Education

Acquire liberal education that provides the cornerstone for the practice and education of baccalaureate prepared nurses.

Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice

Provide nursing care to patients, including individuals, families, communities, and populations across the lifespan and across the continuum of healthcare environments. The baccalaureate graduate understands and addresses social determinants of health, health equity, and the increasing complexity of healthcare to advocate and optimize care for all patients.


Exemplify and advocate for the nursing profession using the values of accountability; collaboration; compassion; diversity, equity and belonging; innovation; inspiration, integrity; learning; and service.

Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration:

Communicate and collaborate among interdisciplinary healthcare professionals and community partners to foster team respect and trust, and deliver high quality patient-centered and population-based care.

Information Management and Technology

Demonstrate clinical judgment, knowledge and skills in data management and patient care technology to guide quality patient-centered care.

Quality of Nursing Care Delivery, Patient Safety, and the Health Care System:

Exhibit clinical judgment, knowledge and skills in leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety necessary to provide high-quality patient-centered and population-based health care.

Scholarship for Evidence-Based Practice:

Provide patient-centered and population-based care grounded in the translation of current evidence into nursing practice and reflective of sound clinical judgment linking theory, practice, and research.

Clinical Prevention and Population Health

Advocate for social justice, health promotion, and disease prevention across the lifespan for diverse individuals, families, communities, and populations to improve population health at all levels of healthcare.

Health care Policy, Finance and Regulatory Environments

Evaluate how healthcare policies, including financial and regulatory, directly and indirectly influence the nature and functioning of the healthcare system and thereby are important considerations in social determinants of health and professional nursing practice.