Eligibility for Nursing Program

All students seeking enrollment in the clinical nursing sequence must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all Nursing prerequisite coursework
  • 2.75 cumulative Nursing science courses GPA (comprised of Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, and Chemistry)
  • Minimum grade of “C” in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Chemistry, and Statistics
  • Maximum of one “W” is allowed  in the above courses

Completion of the following prerequisite courses:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I, II
  • Microbiology
  • College Writing I, II
  • Speech
  • General Psychology
  • Life-Span Development
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Human Nutrition
  • History
  • Introduction to Theology
  • Pharmacology Mathematics
  • ACAF 110 Foundations 1
  • NURS 250 Concepts of Professional Nursing
  • NURS 265 Health Promotion and Family Assessment
  • NURS 270 Health and Aging

After the completion of an eligibility audit by the Nursing Admissions and Progression Committee, students are granted permission to enroll in the clinical nursing sequence. Transfer students meeting the above requirements are not guaranteed entry into the clinical course sequence.