Apr 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Nursing - Accelerated Degree Program (BSN)

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University Requirements:

Major Requirements:

  • General Biology with Lab (four credits)**
  • Anatomy and Physiology (six credits)*
  • Microbiology with Lab (four credits)**
  • Bioorganic Chemistry (four credits)**
  • Nutrition (three credits)
  • General Psychology (three credits)
  • Statistics (three credits)
  • Free electives - sufficient credits, in addition to major/nursing requirements, to meet the minimum credits for the degree.


Please note that FYE course is not required for the accelerated BSN program.

The Accelerated BSN program is for individuals who have obtained a baccalaureate degree in another field and who wish to puruse a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. This full time, 17-month, on-campus nursing curriculum requires the following pre-requisites:

* Anatomy and Physiology course must be completed within five years of admission.
** Other science prerequisites must be completed within 10 years of admission

  • General Biology with Laboratory
  • Microbiology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Bio-organic Chemistry with Laboratory
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research (in healthcare preferred but not required).


Many nursing courses are offered once each academic year. Nursing courses must be taken in sequence specified by the School of Nursing. The program includes 77 NURS total credits.


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 121

Last Revised for 2020-2021 Academic Year

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