Nursing, B.S. (for RNs)
The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.
The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/nursing/programs
This program has a separate admission process.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html.
Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule. Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (27 Credits)
RN Nursing Requirements
‘C+’ or better is required in all RN Nursing Requirements
COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (28 Credits)
BIO 200 – Human Biology I (‘C+’ or better) (T2LE)*
BIO 201 – Human Biology II (‘C+’ or better)
BIO 120 or BIO 233 – Microbiology or Introductory Microbiology (‘C’ or better)
CHE 101 or higher – Chemistry in Contemporary Issues ('C' or better)
MAT 107 – Elementary Statistics (‘C’ or better) (T1QR)*
PSY 100 – Introduction to Psychology (‘C’ or better) (T2MB)*
PSY 219 – Lifespan Development (‘C’ or better)