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Admission Requirements

Meet the general admission requirements of the University and be enrolled as a pre-nursing major. Attain a cumulative and science grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Students must complete an entrance examination, a personal essay of 400 words, describing what influenced your decision to enter the nursing profession and submit three recommendation letters.

 

General Education Requirement

Fall Year1 Crd Hrs Spring Year 1 Crd Hrs
MATH 1200 – College Algebra 3 ENG 1240/1280 – Composition II 3
MATH 1200 – College Algebra 3 CHEMISTRY 1050 – General and Organic Chemistry 5
BIOL 1080 – Biological Science Survey I & Lab 3 BIOLOGY 2020 – Anatomy & Physiology I Lecture & Lab 4
PSYC 1100 – Intro to Psychology 3 PSYC 2000 – Life Span Development 3
Sociology 1250 or ANTH 1010 3    
Total 15 Total 15
Fall Year 2 Crd Hrs Spring Year 2 Crd Hrs
BIOLOGY 2059- Intro Microbiology Lecture & Lab 3 PSYC 4190 OR HSC 3329 - Statistics 3
HSC 2150 Intro to Health Professions 3 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II 3
BIOLOGY 2021 – Anatomy & Physiology II Lecture & Lab 4 PHIL 1020 or PHIL 1030 Critical Thinking 3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE I 3 HSC 3321 Service Learning 3
FINE ARTS Required 3 CMAT 2030 or 1130 – Speech 3
Total 16 Total 15

 

Professional Sequence Courses

Semester 1 Crd Hrs Semester 2 Crd Hrs
NURS 3020 Nursing Pathophysiology 3 NURS 3324 Pharmacologic Interventions 3
NURS 3051 Fundamentals of Nursing 6  NURS 3325 Comprehensive Care of Adults  8
NURS 3151 Nursing Communication & Health Assessment 3 NURS 3102 Seminar II 1
NURS 3140 Theory and Professional Issues in Nursing  2    
NURS 3101 Seminar I 1    
Total 15 Total 12
Semester 3 Crd Hrs Semester 4 Crd Hrs
NURS 3326 Mental Health Nursing 5 NURS 4210 Maternal/Child 4
    NURS 4051 Nursing Care of Children and Family 4
    NURS 3200 Research Methods 3
    NURS 4400 Advanced Therapeutics and Prioritization 2
    NURS 4201 Seminar III 1
Total 5 Total 14
Semester 5 Crd Hrs
NURS Elective 3
NURS 4251 Community Based Care of Family 
NURS 4301 Leadership and Management
NURS 4202 Seminar IV
Total 13

Total Program Hours 120

Please note: At least 120 credit hours are required from the University to receive an undergraduate degree. All students must fulfill the Nursing Department requirements and the University’s requirements. ** Nursing Department BHS 200,  (773) 995-3992

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