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Required credits for major: 93
Program Code: BS-NURG
Students may not earn more than two grades of C- or below is any pre-requisite or major required courses.
Students must earn a C or better in the pre-requisite courses prior to starting the upper division nursing courses.
Required Course: 1
Required Credits (excluding those completed as major requirements): 24
Three (3) University Core Curriculum courses are specified for this major:
Five (5) University Core Curriculum courses are completed as part of the major pre-requisite requirements:
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Required Credits: 0-6
Click here for World Languages requirement and courses.
Required Credits: 35
The following courses are completed in the first two years, prior to starting the Upper Division Nursing Curriculum.
Several of these pre-requisite courses satisfy University Core Curriculum Requirements.
Required Courses: 54
Required Credits: 3
Select one (1) course:
Required Courses: 2
Two (2) Technology Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: NUR 3280 and NUR 4260
No additional Technology Intensive courses are required for graduation.
Technology Intensive requirement and courses.
Courses Required: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area 2B: ENG 1100
Two (2) Writing Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: NUR 3250 and NUR 3500
One (1) additional Writing Intensive course is required for graduation.
Writing Intensive requirement and courses.