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BS in Nursing Overview - 120 credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.5 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
Major Requirements
See Major in Nursing section
Nursing General Electives
See Nursing General Electives
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
WRT 101
Survey of Chemistry I (C or better) CHE 120
Survey of Chemistry II (C or better)
CHE 121
Biostatistics or Statistics
MAT 115 or 120
Intro to Psychology
PSY 100
Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100
Interpersonal Communication
COM 162
Major in Nursing
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
71 credits are required.
Minimum 2.5 Nursing GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A grade of C or better is required in all NUR courses at the 200- and 300-levels.
Anatomy and Physiology I (C or better)
BIO 105
Anatomy and Physiology II (C or better)
BIO 106
Microbiology (C or better)
BIO 215
Nutrition and Health (C or better)
HPX 205
NUR 105
Scientific Principles Underlying Nursing Practice
NUR 225
Clinical Nursing Practice I
NUR 235
Writing Intensive II
Any W2 class
Fundamentals of Nursing
NUR 205
Introduction to Physical Assessment
NUR 201
Application of Math Prior to Medication Administration
Clinical Nursing Practice II
NUR 255
Mental Health Nursing
NUR 300
Nursing Care of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family
NUR 325
Community Health Nursing
NUR 327
Clinical Nursing Practice III
NUR 335
Research Process in Nursing
NUR 361
Leadership and Management in Contemporary Nursing Practice
NUR 374
Nursing Practicum
NUR 375
General Electives - 9 Credits
9 credits of General Electives