Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Selection and Admission of Students
Students will be admitted to the Department of Nursing in the spring of each year. Completed applications will be due the first week of October, and selection letters will be mailed before registration for the spring semester is completed. Selection for the Bachelor of Science Nursing Program is based on the following:
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale,
  • Science GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. All science courses must have a "C" or better, no more than one science course may be repeated, and Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II must be taken at the same university/college,
  • TEAS score of proficient or higher,
  • Complete ENG 101, ENG 102, BIO 211, BIO 212, BIO 215, CHE 111, and MAT 101, and 
  • Have fewer than 12 hours of general education classes remaining and fewer than 8 hours of Bible remaining.
BSN Curriculum Plan
Nursing courses must be taken in the order in which they appear on the following BSN curriculum plan.


4-Year Plans

To make your path to graduation a little easier, a 4-year plan for students planning to pursue a bachelor of science in nursing has been created:

2014-2015 4-Year Plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


2013-2014 4-Year Plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


2012-2013 4-Year Plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


2011-2012 4-Year Plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


 
Click here to print an application.

Course of Study for B.S.N. Major in Nursing

Program Coordinator:  Dr. Chris White

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics:  Graduation Requirements.

I.        General Education Requirements

(Listed in this catalog under Academics:  "General Education Display.")

   Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT101 College Algebra

   Limit III. B. 1. Biology to BIO 211 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

 Limit III. B. 2. Chemistry or Physical Science to CHE 111 Biochemistry for the Health Sciences

II.    Professional Support Courses

BIO 212  Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab        4 hours 
BIO 215  Microbiology       
BIO 318  Pathophysiology       
MAT 235  Introductory Statistics       
NSG 100  Introduction to Health Care       
Total Hours    15 hours

III.      Professional Nursing Courses

 Must be accepted into the Nursing Program* to take the following:

NSG 201  Fundamentals of Nursing            4 hours 
NSG 203  Basic Nursing Care           
NSG 215  Health Assessment           
NSG 215L  Health Assessment Lab           
NSG 325  Pharmacology           
NSG 331  Women's Health           
NSG 331L  Women/Newborn Practicum           
NSG 332  Pediatric Nursing           
NSG 332L  Pediatric Practicum           
NSG 334  Mental Health Nursing (W)           
NSG 334L  Mental Health Practicum           
NSG 340  Adult Nursing I           
NSG 340L  Adult Practicum I           
NSG 341  Adult Nursing II           
NSG 341L  Adult Practicum II           
NSG 425  Geriatric Nursing           
NSG 432  Faith-Based Community Nursing           
NSG 432L  Community Practicum           
NSG 442  Advanced Adult Nursing           
NSG 442L Senior Practicum           
NSG 455  Professional Issues (W)           
NSG 465  Intro. to Evidence-Based Practice Nursing (W)           
NSG 470  Leadership Management Nursing           
NSG 470L  Preceptorship           
NSG 485  Nursing Capstone           
                         55 hours

IV.    Additional Bible  8 hours
Total Hours    126 hours
*To be accepted into the Nursing Program a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8, the science GPA must be 2.5 or greater, a TEAS score of proficient or higher, and less than 12 hours of general education classes remaining plus Bible.