Degree in 3

Le Moyne College and Pomeroy College of Nursing

The Degree in Three B.S. in Nursing represents a unique partnership between Le Moyne College's Department of Nursing and the Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital. Students will be dually enrolled at Le Moyne College and Pomeroy College of Nursing, earning both an associate in applied science and a bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing.

With an academically rigorous schedule, students are enrolled for three consecutive fall and spring semesters, three summer and winter terms as well as one Maymester. This program is designed for students who wish to enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree more quickly than they would with the traditional four-year degree.

Admission Criteria for Degree in Three Students

Admission to the A.A.S./B.S. in Nursing program will be based on the following:

  • Minimum high school cumulative average of 87 or college GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum 1200 SAT score (Critical Reading and Math only) or minimum 27 ACT score
  • Required high school courses. Applicants must graduate from an accredited high school and must complete a minimum of 16 academic units in the following distribution:
    • English (4)
    • Foreign Language (3)
    • Mathematics (3-4)
    • Natural Science (3-4, including chemistry and biology)
    • Social Studies (3-4)
  • Recommendations. Applicants are required to submit one letter of recommendation from a school counselor; or two letters of recommendation from teachers, employers, coaches, etc; and one recommendation from a supervisor who can attest to the applicant’s demonstrated commitment to the healthcare field.
Plan of Study Grid
Year I
FallCredit Hours
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
BSC 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
NSG 330 Professional Issues and Trends 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
 Credit Hours16
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
 Credit Hours3
BSC 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PCON 105 Foundations of Nursing Practice 8
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 3
 Credit Hours18
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
MTH 110 Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab) 3
 Credit Hours6
Year II
BSC 205 Basic Microbiology 4
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PCON 132 Homeostatis, Oxygenation & Regulation I 6
PCON 131 Cognition & Maladaptive Behaviors 4
 Credit Hours17
Selected Elective with IDS 3
 Credit Hours3
BSC 203 Nutrition 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
PSY 220 Human Life Span Development 3
PCON 225 Individual and Family Nursing 6
PCON 245 Pharmacology 3
 Credit Hours18
Theology 100-400 level 3
 Credit Hours3
BSC 345 Pathophysiology 3
NSG 315 Health Assessment 3
NSG 350 Research in Nursing 3
 Credit Hours9
Year III
PCON 265 Homeostatis, Oxygen, Reg II 7
PCON 285 Transition Into Nursing Practi 2
Religion 100-300 3
 Credit Hours12
NCLEX Review  
 Credit Hours0
NSG 410 Management and Leadership in Nursing 3
NSG 421 Global Perspective on Family Health 3
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
NSG 411 Nursing and Health Policy 3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts 1-3
 Credit Hours13-15
NSG 440 Community Health 4
NSG 461 Principles of Teaching and Learning 3
 Credit Hours7
 Total Credit Hours125-127