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Nursing Undergraduate Student Resource Guide

The Department of Nursing Undergraduate Student Resource Guide is designed to provide you with information to policies, procedures, and resources during your undergraduate academic career. The Undergraduate Guidebook is a reference tool for informational purposes and is subject to change. The Department of Nursing reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time without notice to remain compliant with accreditation standards. Changes related to curriculum and/or graduation requirements will not be retroactive unless they are in the best interest of the student and can be accommodated within the graduation time frame.

Students are accountable to policies herein and are required to read this handbook and sign the Undergraduate Student Resource Guide Acknowledgement form.

If you have questions regarding the contents of this handbook, please feel free to contact your academic advisor or the department chair.

The Undergraduate Student Resource Guide Table of Contents with links are below:


Table of ContentsDocument Page NumberPrintable Document
1. Introduction and Welcome 1
Message from the Chair 2
Message from the Dean3-4
Message from the Assistant Dean 5
Department Overview 6
Accreditation 7
Organizing Framework 8
Staff and Faculty Directory 9-10
2. Undergraduate Programs Overview 11
Undergraduate Bulletin for Nursing Students – PDF Full Document 12YES
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – BSN 13
Course Catalog – BSN 13
Plan of Study – Curriculum Plan – BSN13
RN to BSN14
Course Catalog – RN to BSN 14
Plan of Study – Curriculum Plan – RN to BSN 14


Please click on the page numbers below to navigate through all pages of the Resource Guide Table of Contents.
TCNJ is currently accepting applications for the RN-BSN program, but owing to exceptionally high enrollment and retention, the Department of Nursing has no capacity for external transfer students seeking admission to the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program for the 2023-2024 academic year. This notice will be updated if capacity allows for applications to be submitted through the Office of Admissions for the 2023-2024 academic year