Nursing B.S.N. (Pre-licensure Requirements)

Admission Requirements

Students interested in majoring in nursing are admitted to Walsh University as pre-nursing students. Pre-nursing students are considered for admission into the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program after completion of the pre-requisite courses listed below. Students wishing to apply for admission to the BSN Program must complete a Progression to the BSN Major form by April 1.

Admission to the BSN Program is based on the cumulative grade point average for the following pre-requisite courses:

CHEM 109T1:Gen Org/Biochem I3
CHEM 109LGen Org/Biochem I/Lab1
CHEM 110Gen Org/Biochem II3
CHEM 110LGen Org/Biochem II: Lab1
BIO 209Anatomy/Physiology I3
BIO 209LAnatomy/Physiology I: Lab1
BIO 210Anatomy/Physiology II3
BIO 210LAnatomy/Physiology II: Lab1
NURS 220PLH1:Theo Found for Nursing Prac3

Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher in these courses. In addition, a grade of C- or lower in any of the above listed courses will not be accepted.

Direct Admit

Students who are invited to Scholarship Day and/or enrolled in the Honors Program will be directly admitted into the nursing major upon admission to Walsh University.

Recommended

Required

Nursing Pre-Licensure Program Requirements

Biology (18 sem. hrs.)
BIO 206
206L
Microbiology
and Microbiology: Lab
4
NS 207Nutrition3
BIO 209
209L
Anatomy/Physiology I
and Anatomy/Physiology I: Lab
4
BIO 210
210L
Anatomy/Physiology II
and Anatomy/Physiology II: Lab
4
BIO 290Pathophysiology3
Chemistry (8 sem. hrs.)
CHEM 109
109L
T1:Gen Org/Biochem I
and Gen Org/Biochem I/Lab 1
4
CHEM 110
110L
Gen Org/Biochem II
and Gen Org/Biochem II: Lab
4
Mathematics (3 sem. hrs.)
MATH 221Statistics 23
Philosophy (3 sem. hrs.)
PHIL 304H3:Bioethics 33
Psychology (3 sem. hrs.)
PSYC 210DV:T1:Human Devel Across Lifes 13
Nursing (54 sem. hrs.)
NURS 220PLH1:Theo Found for Nursing Prac3
NURS 230PLDV:Hlth Asses/Prom for Nur Prc4
NURS 240PLClinical Pharm/Nurs Mgt3
NURS 310PLFound of Nurs w/Older Adult5
NURS 320PLDV:Nurs to Promo Mental Healt4
NURS 330PLDV:Nurs w/ Acutely Ill Adults4
NURS 335PLDV:Nurs w/ Acute Ill Adults II4
NURS 340PLDV:Nursing with Families I4
NURS 410PLNursing Research3
NURS 420PLDV:Population Focused Nursing4
NURS 425PLNursing with Families II4
NURS 430PLNursing Leadership5
NURS 440PLNurs w/ Critically Ill Adults5
NURS 450PLNursing Capstone2
1

Also meets Tier I requirements.

2

Statistics pre-requisite MATH 104 or Equivalent.

3

Also meets Tier II requirements.

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 125 semester hours is required for graduation. Students must fulfill all general education requirements and requirements for the nursing major.