Program Admission Requirements:
- Minimum cumulative GPA for all prior collegiate work (unweighted) 3.0.
- CH 103 with lab (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C, with no more than 2 attempts.
- Completion of Core Curriculum coursework by the end of Spring Semester preceding admission to the major.
- ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) test score of 65 or greater. Different TEAS tests dates must be at least 60 days apart.
- Completion of any state approved Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) course and active listing on a State Nurse Aid registry.
- Completion of a 2-3-page reflective paper addressing the philosophy and ethics of the BAC nursing program.
- Completion of criminal background check, current immunizations, malpractice insurance, and drug screen prior to junior year (due by July 1).
Program Course Requirements:
Freshman Year, Fall Semester
- FS 101: First Year Symposium
- BI 108 & 108L: Anatomy & Physiology I
- RH 104: Rhetoric, Logic, Grammar, & Writing
- MA 208 OR PC 300: Statistics
- TH 105: Introduction to Scripture
Freshman Year, Spring Semester
- CH 103 & 103L: Principles of Chemistry
- BI 110 & 110L: Anatomy & Physiology II
- PO 201: The American Constitution
- PC 201: Introduction to Psychology
- SO 201: Principles of Sociology
Sophomore Year, Fall Semester
- PC 301: Developmental Psychology
- EN 211: Literary Classics
- HI 101: Western Civilization I
- Fine Arts Core Requirement
- PH 200W: Intro. to Philosophy
- TH 205: Intro. to Theology
Sophomore Year, Spring Semester
- TH 332: Catholic Bioethics
- BI 200 & 200L: Microbiology
- HI 102: Western Civilization II
- EN 212: Literary Classics
- PH 202: Intro. to Logical Reasoning
Junior Year, Fall Semester
- NU 101: Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
- NU 205: Nursing Therapeutic Interventions
- HC 204: Concepts of Pharmacology I/Pharmacokinetics
- NU 201: Health Assessment and Promotion in Nursing Practice
- Genetics & Genomics
Junior Year, Spring Semester
- HC 201: Healthcare Informatics
- NU 301: Nursing Care of the Adult with Acute and Chronic Conditions I
- NU 306: Nursing Care of Persons with Psychiatric and Mental Health Conditions
- NU 305: Nursing Care of the Aging Population
- HC 302W: Research for Healthcare Practice
Senior Year, Fall Semester
- NU 303: Nursing Care of the Family
- HC 402: Concepts of Pharmacology II/Pharmacogenomics
- NU 401: Nursing Care of the Adult with Acute and Chronic Conditions II
Senior Year, Spring Semester
- NU 307: Population Health: Public, Community, and Global
- HC 403: Leading in Complex Situations
- NU 405: Transitions to Professional Practice l Clinical Practicum Capstone
- Completion of all required coursework with a grade of C in major courses, with no more than 2 attempts per course.
- Completion of all professional practice experience hours.
- Completion of NCLEX review course.
It is the student’s responsibility to see that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.