Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Students will be admitted to the Nursing Program in the fall of each year. Completed applications will be due by February 15th, and selection letters will be mailed upon completion of the spring semester.

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, and no more than one science course may be repeated.  Also required are a TEAS score of proficient or higher; Complete ENG 101, ENG 102, BIO 211, BIO 212, BIO 215, CHE 121/CHE 121L, and MAT 101; 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.

Robert E. Spencer, JD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor of Nursing


Degree Requirements

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.     Liberal Arts Core 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 121 General Chemistry I and CHE 121L General Chemistry I Lab

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       
Total Hours    14 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.