Department of Nursing Science

Program Mission

To graduate highly competent nurses in an enthusiastic environment that supports education, scientific research, and community engagement.

Program Goals

  1. Offering high standard education and training to nursing students
  2. Providing an enthusiastic learning environment
  3. Promoting excellent scientific research
  4. Building effective partnerships with community institutions

Graduate Attributes

  1. Competent nurses
  2. Effective communicators
  3. Experienced collaborators
  4. Investigative
  5. Ethical practitioners
  6. Community-engaged

The Degree Awarded by The Program

Bachelor’s Degree of General Nursing (BGN).

Program Level According to The National Qualifications Framework (NQF)

Sixth level.

Program Requirements

Vision College awards a Bachelor’s Degree in General Nursing to students who have successfully completed 132 credit hours in addition to the one-year internship training program.

The 132 hours are divided over the years of study as follows:

YearCredit Hours
First year (Basic Sciences)36 hours
Second year courses32 hours
Third year courses33 hours
Fourth year courses31 hours
Total132 hours

Program Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

K1Describe essential knowledge of basic sciences and English Language about nursing sciences
K2Recognize terms, concepts, theories, and elements of nursing sciences.
K3Describe normal functions and mechanisms of major systems in the human body.
K4Recognize the health care needs of clients and nursing intervention of common health problems.
K5Explain clinical procedures, diagnostic techniques, equipment, and instruments frequently used in nursing practice.
K6Describe the role of nurses in health education and promotion in improving health across the human’s lifespan.
K7Recognize basic research methods, evidence-based practices, and nursing informatics.


S1Perform and prioritize essential nursing skills.
S2Apply nursing process in different health care settings.
S3Communicate effectively using interpersonal skills and information technology.
S4Evaluate outcomes of nursing activities.


V1Employ critical thinking, decision-making skills, and problem-solving techniques in nursing practice.
V2Demonstrate commitment to education principles in the fields of health education, health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention.
V3Utilize professional, ethical and legal principles in nursing practice.
V4Implement management and leadership skills in health care settings.

Study Plan

Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursLevel
ISLM 101Islamic Culture2First
COMM 101Communication Skills2First
ARAB 101Arabic Language Skills – 12First
ENG 102English Reading and Writing4First
ENG 101English Listening and Speaking -15First
ENG 103English for Nursing3First
ENG 113English Listening and Speaking -23Second
ENG 111English Academic Writing3Second
ENG 112English Academic Reading3Second
BIO 101Biology for Health Sciences3Second
CHE 101Chemistry for Health Sciences3Second
MTER 201Medical Terminology3Second
ARAB 102Arabic Language Skills – 22Third
BIOS 101Biostatistics2Third
NURS 201Fundamental of Nursing5Third
BIOC 211Biochemistry4Third
ANAT 101Human Anatomy and Physiology3Third
NURS 210Health Assessment4Forth
NURS 211Pathophysiology3Forth
NURS 212Adult Health Nursing – 16Forth
NURS 213Microbiology3Forth
NURS 310Adult Health Nursing – 26Fifth
NURS 311Clinical Nutrition3Fifth
NURS 312Pharmacology2Fifth
NURS 314Principle of Education for Nursing Practice3Fifth
NURS 315Infection Control3Fifth
NURS 320Human Growth and Development3Sixth
NURS 321Child Health Nursing5Sixth
NURS 322Maternal Health Nursing5Sixth
NURS 323Epidemiology for Health Care Professional3Sixth
NURS 410Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing5Seventh
NURS 411Nursing Research3Seventh
NURS 412Community Health Nursing5Seventh
NURS 413Nursing Informatics3Seventh
NURS 420Critical Health Nursing6Eighth
NURS 421Nursing Management and Leadership3Eighth
NURS 422Nursing Emergency6Eighth