Oklahoma Baptist University

Nursing

Nursing

Nursing degree plan

The following degree sheet provides a summary of the general requirements for the Nursing degree.

Nursing Degree Sheet

Degree Sheet Components:

Each degree sheet includes the following:

  • Common Core: The Common Core consists of general education courses which are designed to develop the essential skills needed for all learning, provide a common core of knowledge for the intellectual life of the University, and set a context of meaning and value for the student’s specialized study in the area of concentration or major field.
  • Flex Core: The Flex Core consists of a minimum of 12 hours chosen to strengthen the Common Core but also to provide flexibility to serve specific needs of the various degrees.
  • Area of Specialization: Each student must complete an area of concentration of a minimum of 40 hours or a major of at least 30 hours and a minimum of 18 hours in a minor.

To view the academic catalog profile for nursing, click here.

View all Nursing Courses.

Minimum requirements for the baccalaureate degree are 128 semester hours of course work. All students complete a program of Common Core and Flex Core courses, and courses in an area of concentration, or major and minor courses, to bring the degree program to the minimum of 128 hours; some professional programs require more than this total number of hours. A minimum of 39 hours must be junior or senior level (courses numbered 3000-4999).

College of Nursing

The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

The OBU College of Nursing is a baccalaureate program for the preparation of a professional nurse. The nursing faculty view nursing as a Christian ministry and as a professional practice. During nursing courses students learn to provide quality nursing care through competent practice.

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