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Nursing (BS-N)

Application Code: 
0291
Degree Received: 
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

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Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Admission to the BS-Nursing program requires graduation from an approved associate degree nursing or certified diploma program and plans to secure licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse by completion of the first semester in the program. The minimum GPA requirement for admission is 2.00. The applicant's associate degree course work will include at least 30 credits of nursing, eight credits of anatomy and physiology, a lab course in microbiology, and course work in communication, literature, psychology, and sociology.

Graduation Requirements: 
  • 27 credits of upper-level nursing
  • 3 credits of open electives
  • 21 credits of liberal arts and sciences
  • 12 credits of upper level liberal arts electives
  • 1 credit of physical education if not transferred

Nursing (AAS)

Application Code: 
0622
Degree Received: 
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

360 Virtual TourThe nursing program prepares individuals to become registered professional nurses. Courses are sequential and progress from simple to more complex situations with specialized content in obstetrics, psychiatric, and pediatric nursing integrated throughout. Learning is enhanced through the use of skill practice for a "hands-on" approach to gain expertise.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Biology, Chemistry at high school level; if not taken in high school, then college course with “C” or better is required. Biology: BIOL 2303 Human Biology or BIOL 1104 General Biology I. Chemistry: CHEM 1013 Introductory Chemistry I. Algebra: MATH 1004 Mathematical Concepts. or Math 1014 Algebra Concepts
Recommended: Combined SAT score of 900 (critical reading and math)

Graduation Requirements: 
  • 40 credits of nursing (nursing I, II, III, IV)
  • 12 credits of natural science (anatomy & physiology I and II, microbiology)
  • 9 credits of social science (general psychology, general sociology)
  • 6 credits of English/humanities (freshman composition, literature)
  • 1 credit of physical education
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