College of Nursing


B.S. in Nursing

Program Purpose

The baccalaureate program at the University of Utah is designed to reflect the mission and philosophy of the University and the vision, mission, goals and expected outcomes of the College of Nursing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate attitudes, values and competencies consistent with the practice of professional nursing.
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and clinical judgment in the planning and provision of client** centered health promotion and health care.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to engage in activities that promote life long learning.
  • Use concepts from the natural, behavioral, social sciences, and the humanities in choosing and applying appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Provide independent, dependent and collaborative health care in a caring and professional manner.
  • Assume responsibility for providing leadership, and management within health care systems and professional organizations.
  • Demonstrate legal and ethical accountability for professional behavior, nursing decisions and actions, and patient outcomes and their evaluation.
  • Use concepts of evidence based practice for providing patient care and evaluation of health care outcomes.
  • Assume accountability for helping to shape priorities/values of society regarding health care and the nursing profession, including the direction of the health care system, through participation in community life, public service, and professional organizations.