The undergraduate program in nursing leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The major builds upon a broad general education foundation in liberal arts, basic and applied sciences, and behavioral and social sciences. The program prepares professional nurses who can function in a variety of settings. The program has been approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and has full accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Graduates qualify to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination in the state of their choice after graduation.