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University Core, General Studies and Nursing Common Prerequisite Requirements

Students must satisfy all University requirements for a bachelor’s degree as found in the section title University Degree Requirements or have a Texas Public institution transcript marked core complete in addition to the program requirements below:

Transfer Credits

General Education transfer credits are evaluated and approved by the University’s Office of Admissions.

Lower Division

Students must satisfy all University requirements for a bachelor’s degree as found in the graduation section of this catalog under Deadlines and Procedures. Refer to the current University online catalog for University Degree Requirements - Common Core.

  • ENGL 1301 and 1302 (English 1 & 2) required with a grade of “C” or higher before taking NURS 4314.

Graduate from a regionally accredited Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing program and a valid unencumbered Texas or other approved state RN license is required for admission.

Also, students must satisfy the RN to BSN Nursing Program requirements lower division courses listed below:  Courses must be completed with a “C” or higher before taking NURS 4314

  1. 3 semester hours of Statistics (may take psychology statistics or math statistics.)
  2. 8 semester hours of Human Anatomy and Physiology.
  3. 4 semester hours of Microbiology
  4. 3 semester hours of Chemistry or Physical Science
  5. 6 semester hours of Psychology (PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology, and PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development).

Note: Science courses total GPA must be 2.5, no D, or F

  1. RN to BSN students may be given up to 36 semester hours of advanced placement credit for successful completion of associate degree courses (ADN) diploma program and subsequent valid unencumbered RN license.

[Amended by NPFC 5/2019]