Accelerated BSN Program in Nursing Prerequisite Requirements

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Applicants to the Accelerated BSN Program in Nursing must have met the following minimum requirements to be considered candidates for admission to the program:

  • Earned a baccalaureate-degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative quality point average (QPA) of at least a 2.75
  • Completed the Prerequisite Course Requirements.  That is, each of the following equivalent courses must have been completed at accredited colleges/universities within five years of application to the program with grades no less than “C” in each:
    • Elementary Statistics (MATH 107)
    • Lifespan Development / Developmental Psychology* (PSYCH 207)
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 103)
    • Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 104)
    • Microbiology (BIO 206)
    • Fundamentals of Chemistry (CHEM 108)
    • Applicants’ cumulative QPAs in the required natural science courses (BIO 103, 104, 206, & CHEM 108) must be at least a 2.67 and their overall QPA in these six required courses must be at least a 3.0.

*Note:  Students may meet this prerequisite requirement by achieving a specified minimum score in the College-Level Entrance Examination Program (CLEP)