School of Nursing Course Offerings

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View Nursing Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The baccalaureate program in nursing prepares individuals to practice competently within complex healthcare systems while demonstrating integrity, compassion, and justice in all aspects of their lives. Graduates are prepared to assume the roles of provider of care, designer/manager/coordinator of care, and a member of a profession.

Below are the general education requirements and pre-requisite courses for the nursing program. Prospective students are encouraged to discuss their curriculum plan with a nursing faculty advisor.

General Education Requirements Nursing Pre-Requisite Courses
ENG101,102 English I and II 6 PSY 203 General Psychology 3
BU 101: Belhaven Basics 1 BIO 105/107 General Biology 4
MAT 101 College Algebra 3 BIO 279/280 Microbiology with lab 4
ENG 225/226 Literature (ENG 203/204 World Literature I, II; ENG 201/202 British Literature I, II; ENG 205/206 American Literature I, II; may substitute) 6 BIO 230, 231 (A&P I and II with labs) 8
HIS 225/226 History I and II 6 SOC 101 Intro to Sociology 3
BIB 220/221 Old/New Testament 6 CHE 131 Chemistry for Health Sciences 3
HUM 225/226 Biblical Themes I and II 2 PSY 303 Statistics for Behavioral Science, BUS 305 Business Stats, or MAT 200 Elementary Statistics 3
WVC 401 Kingdom Life (taken Senior year) 3 COM 250 Public Speaking 3
Optional General Elective 3


The pre-licensure BSN requires successful completion of 63 hours of general education, worldview, elective, and nursing pre-requisite courses. The additional 61 hours of nursing core courses include NUR 311, NUR 312, NUR 313, NUR 314, NUR 315, NUR 321, NUR 322, NUR 323, NUR 411, NUR 412, NUR 413, NUR 421, NUR 422, NUR 423, and nursing electives.

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