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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing - Accelerated Degree Program (BSN)

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University Requirements:

Major Requirements:

  • General Biology with Lab (four credits)**
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II (six credits)*
  • Microbiology with Lab (four credits)**
  • Bioorganic Chemistry with Lab (four credits)**
  • Nutrition (three credits)
  • General Psychology (three credits)
  • Statistics (three credits)
  • Research Methods (three credits)  


Please note that the First Year Seminar (FYS) 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 pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. This full time, 17-month, on-campus nursing curriculum requires the following pre-requisites:

* Anatomy and Physiology I & II prerequisite courses must be completed within five years of admission.
** Other science prerequisites must be completed within 10 years of admission.

  • General Biology with Lab**
  • Microbiology wtih Lab**
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II*
  • Bioorganic Chemistry with Lab**
  • Nutrition
  • General Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods (in healthcare preferred but not required).

For the above courses transferred into UD, a minimum grade of C is required.

For the above courses taken at UD, a minimum grade of C minus (C-) is required. 


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 2021-2022 Academic Year

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