Prerequisites

Traditional Prelicensure BSN

  • Anatomy & Physiology I (lecture and lab), 4 hours
  • Anatomy & Physiology II (lecture and lab), 4 hours
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology, 4 hours
  • Pathophysiology, 3 hours
  • English Composition I, 3 hours
  • English Composition II, 3 hours
  • Introduction to Psychology, 3 hours
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan, 3 hours
  • Abnormal Psychology/Psychopathology, 3 hours
  • Nutrition, 3 hours
  • Statistics, 3 hours
  • Political Science or Economics, 3 hours
  • Introduction to Sociology or Anthropology, 3 hours
  • Cultural Appreciation, 3 hours
  • Speech or Communications, 3 hours
  • Fine Arts/Humanities Elective, 3 hours
  • Philosophy or Ethics, 3 hours
  • General Education Elective, 3 hours
  • Religion, 3 hours (may be exempt with a substituted 3-hour general education elective)

RN-BSN

Courses can be in progress at the time of application or completed while enrolled in the RN-BSN program.

  • English Composition I and II, 6 hours
  • Biology/Anatomy & Physiology I and II with labs, 8 hours
  • Microbiology and lab, 4 hours
  • Introduction to Psychology, 3 hours
  • Human Growth & Development (across the Lifespan), 3 hours
  • Political Science or Economics, 3 hours
  • Introduction to Sociology or Anthropology, 3 hours
  • Religion (or other elective), 3 hours
  • Introduction to Statistics, 3 hours
  • Speech or Communications, 3 hours
  • Cultural Appreciation, 3 hours
  • Philosophy or Ethics, 3 hours
  • General Education Electives, 12 hours
  • Total General Education Core = 57 credits

ABSN

Review the prerequisites.

Transfer equivalents

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