DEGREE CONFERRED

Bachelor of Nursing Science

B.N.S.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Nursing Science to students who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have completed the total number of credits of the curriculum
  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.00 (from 4.00 system)
  • Have obtained GPA not lower than 2.00 out of 4.00 in all professional courses
  • Have participated in 16 sessions of the Professional Ethics Seminar
  • Have demonstrated good behavior, conduct and obtain disciplinary scores not lower than 70%
  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University
  • Have ability to communicate in English according to the requirement of the University

OBJECTIVES

The BLNS sets up the objectives of the curriculum to produce nursing graduates who have the desirable characteristics as follows:

  • Exercise leadership, moral and ethical mind in daily life, and provide nursing care with kindness and professional ethics
  • Demonstrate maturity in all aspects, assertiveness and social accountability
  • Have knowledge in nursing science and related sciences, and be able to apply them in nursing practice by demonstrating professionalism and good management
  • Have ability and skills in nursing informatics, numerical and statistics analyses
  • Use critical thinking skills in problem solving and utilize the scientific process in conducting research and innovations
  • Be able to establish interpersonal relationships and effectively collaborate among health care team
  • Be able to communicate in English with clients and health care team effectively and aware of cultural diversity and sensitivity
  • Perform nursing practice with client safety mindset, caring, and compassionate attitude according to the role and scope of the profession, and conform with the professional code of ethics using holistic health services and client-centered approaches
  • Demonstrate confidence, faith and good attitude toward nursing profession and perform self development for the professional growth

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

Courses

Credits

A. General Education Courses

30

          -  Language Courses

15

          -  Social Science Courses

4

          -  Humanities Courses

3

          -  Science and Mathematics Courses

8

B. Specialized Courses

102

          -  Basic Professional Courses and Professional Courses (Theory)

62

          -  Professional Courses (Practicum)

40

C. Free Elective Courses

6

Total

138

COURSES

General Education Courses  30 Credits

Language

Language Courses              15 Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 2000

English III

3

BG 2001

English IV

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (for non-Thai students)

3

Specialized Courses 102 Credits

Basic Professional

Basic Professional Courses   21 Credits

NB 1210

Pathophysiology

3

NB 1214

Anatomy and Physiology

5

NB 1215

Biochemistry      

2

NB 1216

Microbiology and Parasitology

2

NB 1217

Multiculturalism in Health Care

1

NB 2209

Pharmacology

3

NB 2212

Psychology and Mental Health

2

NB 2214

Diet Therapy

1

NB 2215

Entrepreneurship in Health Care

2

Free Elective Course 6 Credits

Students can take free elective courses at least 6 credits from any course offered by the universities.

The Bernadette de Lourdes School of Nursing Science has also offered the free elective courses as follows:

NE 3501

Spa and Aroma Therapy  

3

NE 3506   

Health Care for Civil Aviation        

3

NE 3507   

Herbal Therapy for Self-Care

3

NE 4502

Adolescent Health                                        

3

NE 4503   

Comprehensive Nursing for Excellence                       

3