Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing undergraduate program prepare men and women for the practice of professional nursing. The program, leading to baccalaureate degree in nursing, builds upon and incorporates the natural and social sciences and the liberal arts. This broad foundation provides the understanding of humankind and society necessary for the learner to begin the implementation of the nursing process. The College encourages scholarly activities that contribute to learning, nursing and health care. Upon graduation, nursing students become prepared, competent nursing professionals who respond to the changing health needs of society and the health care system.