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BSN Pre-Nursing Curriculum

Recommended Sequence of Courses for BSN Pre-Nursing Students


1st Semester   Prerequisites

Hours

2nd Semester   Prerequisites

Hours

ENG 100 (Intro to College Writing)

CHEM 109 (Chemistry for Health Sciences)

HIST 101 or 102 (World History I or II)

MATH 115 or 116 (College Algebra)

BIO 207/208   (Microbiology/Lab)

3

4

3

3

3/1

ENG 200 (Intro to Literature)

BIO 131 (Anatomy & Physiology I)

NURS 102 (Intro to Professional Nursing)

COMM 145 (Fund. of Speaking/Com)

Foreign Language* or Elective**

3

4

3

3

3

Total Hours

17

Total Hours

16

 

3rd Semester   Prerequisites

Hours

4th Semester   Prerequisites

Hours

ENG 300 (Writing in the Disciplines)

BIO 231 (Anatomy & Physiology II)

HMD 211 (Human Nutrition)

Statistics (MATH 183 or ECON 206 or SWRK 344 or SOCL 300 or PH 383 or PSY 313)

Elective (if needed)**

3

4

3

3
   
3

PSY/PSYS 220 (Developmental Psych)

NURS 324*** (Pathophysiology)

Social & Cultural Connection Course

Local to Global Connection Course

Arts & Humanities Exploration Course

3

3***

3

3

3

Total Hours

13-16

Total Hours

15

  Pre-Nursing Curriculum total credit hours = 63**

 *WKU Colonade requirement: Foreign Language Proficiency. Must show language proficiency at Novice-High level before completing 60 hours.

**Note: May need an elective course to meet the 120 hours university graduation requirement.

***NURS 324 will be offered as a pre-requisite course starting in Spring 2018. Students transferring into WKU prior to Spring 2018 will have this pre-requisite waived and will be required to take the course once admitted into the BSN program. Course will be taken during the 1st semester of the BSN program.

 Revised June 2017 dh

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 Last Modified 6/5/17