BSN Prerequisites

The first 63 credit hours of general education are completed at the regionally accredited school of your choice. Students complete 61 hours of nursing courses to earn a bachelor’s degree.

General Education Support
Core Courses

Minimum Credit Hours

Chemistry/lab

3-4

College Algebra or Higher level Mathematics

3

English I*

3

English II

3

Ethics/Logic/Philosophy/Values

3

General Psychology*

3

History/Govt/Economics*

3

Human Anatomy/lab

3-4

Human Physiology/lab

3-4

Human Development/Developmental Psychology

3

Introduction to Sociology/Cultural Anthropology*

3

Microbiology/lab

3-4

Nutrition

3

Speech/Oral Communication*

3

Statistics

3

Open Elective (major/non-major courses)

17-21

Total General
Education Requirements

63

*Students who have earned an associate or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution are eligible for a general education waiver of these general education requirements.