Prerequisites and Core Curriculum for the BSN Program

Program Prerequisites

Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and a grade of C or higher in all core and prerequisite courses listed on the degree plan, demonstrating a pattern of academic success prior to admission. 

Course Hours (31 total)
Biology: Anatomy and Physiology I 3
Biology:  Anatomy and Physiology II 3
Biology: Microbiology 4
Chemistry 3
Math 3
Communication Options 3
English:  Writing & Research 3
Psychology:  General Psych 3
Psychology:  Developmental 3
Sociology:  Intro 3

 

Degree Core Courses

The following courses are mandatory core curriculum requirements for the BSN degree.  It is not required that they be completed prior to admission to the nursing program.  Completed courses must reflect a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Course Hours (30 total)
Language/Philosophy/Culture:  See list 3
Creative Arts:  See list 3
History:  American History to 1865 3
History: American History Since 1865 3
Govt/Pol Sci:  American Government I 3
Govt/Pol Sci:  American Government II 3
Cultural & Global Understanding:  See list 3
Inquiry & Creativity:  See list 3
Program Requirement:  Data Analysis/Statistics 3
Elective: 2-3 hour elective 3

For further information on curriculum and graduation requirements,please refer to the current university undergraduate catalog.