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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, B.S.N.

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Degree and Major Requirements

Generic B.S.N. Degree Requirements

Required Courses

  • General Education , prerequisite and elective courses 59 Credit Hours 1
  • Nursing courses (including nursing electives) 61 Credit Hours

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.

Total: 120 Credit Hours

General Education and Nursing Prerequisite Requirements

The following are course prerequisites required for the Nursing major. Courses must be completed with “C-” or higher.


1 Contained in General Education Cluster Three .
2 Contained in General Education Cluster Five .

Total: 24 Credit Hours

Total: 61 Credit Hours

Additional Information

The nursing electives may be taken any semester or summer session when a nursing elective is offered. A total of two credits of nursing electives are required prior to graduation.

Students can seek fall or spring admission to the program. Students must complete 36 credit hours before they will be considered for admission to the program.

Cluster One  normally is completed during the first year. General Education courses in clusters two, three, four and five can be scheduled flexibly as desired by the student across the first and second years.

Most students can complete general education and prerequisite courses in four semesters, but some students find it necessary to enroll in summer school or an additional year to complete the work satisfactorily.

Major Requirements

Additional information regarding the nursing curriculum can be found on the nursing website.

Junior/Senior Year

Can be taken anytime during junior or senior year.

  • Nursing Electives 2 Credit Hours

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