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A minimum of 120 credits is required for the B.S. degree in nursing. Also, students may be able to transfer previous college course credits toward this major if they received a grade of C or higher and provided an official transcript for approval.

 

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(20-22 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR.)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 2-5 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 92-93 credits[1]
(This includes 20-22 credits of General Education courses: 3 credit of GHA courses; 7-9 credits of GN courses; 4 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (67 credits)
BIOL 129 GN(4), BIOL 141 GN(3), BIOL 142(1), HD FS 129 GS(3), MICRB 106 GN(3), MICRB 107 GN(1), NUTR 251 GHA(3), PSY 002 GS(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
NURS 390(3)[38] (Sem: 3-4)
NURS 205(3)[37], NURS 215(3), NURS 225(3)[37], NURS 230(4) [37], NURS 310(4)[37], NURS 320(4)[37], NURS 406(4)[37], NURS 420(4)[37] (Sem: 5-6)
NURS 200W(3)[38], NURS 351(3)[38] (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (19-20 credits)
CHEM 011(3); or CHEM 012 GN(3) and CHEM 014 GN(1) (Sem: 1-4)
SOC 001 GS(3) or SOC 005 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 13 credits from a or b:
a. NURS 415 US; IL(4)[38], NURS 405(4)[38], NURS 418(3)[38], 2 credits from School-approved list (Sem: 7-8)
b. NURS 417 US; IL(4)[38], NURS 457(3)[38], NURS 418(3)[38], NURS 465(3)[38] (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 credits from courses on school-approved list in consultation with adviser (3 credits of which must be at the 400 level)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
[37] Credit by Portfolio Assessment
[38] Due to restricted enrollment, the School of Nursing assigns the semester in which students enroll in these courses, and all course prerequisites must be completed successfully.

 

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