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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Core Curriculum Requirements

Rev. 6/2/16

AREA COURSE DESCRIPTION AND CREDIT HOURS COURSES

A. Essential Skills

(9 semester hours)

English Composition
English Composition II-Literature Based
Quantitative Skills & Reasoning, College Algebra, or  Pre-calculus

ENGL 1101
ENGL 1102
MATH 1001, 1111, or 1113

B. Institutional Options

(4 semester hours)

Select one COLQ course
 

See description of Area B in
Gordon State College Academic Catalog

COLQ 2991, 2992, 2993, 2994, or 2995

C. Humanities and Fine Arts

(6 semester hours)

Please see Academic Catalog for course descriptions

Select one course from each column.

ARTS 1100
ARTS 1101
ARTS 1102
COMM 1100
COMM 1110
COMM 1500
FREN 1001
FREN 1002
HUMN 1501
HUMN 1502
MUSC 1100
SPAN 1001
SPAN 1002
SPAN 1060
THEA 1000
THEA 1100

ENGL 2111
ENGL 2112
ENGL 2121
ENGL 2122
ENGL 2131
ENGL 2132
PHIL 2010
PHIL 2020

D. Health Professions

(11 semester hours)

See catalog Area D

A laboratory course sequence in biology, chemistry or physics.
*Suggested sequence

 

(If MATH 2101 Introductory Statistics is used here in Area D,  then an extra course is required in Area F.)

One of the following sequences:
*BIOL 1111K, 1112K
BIOL 1107K, 1108K
*CHEM 1151K, 1152K
CHEM 1211K, 1212K
PHYS 1111K, 1112K

 

PLUS an additional course in science, mathematics, or computer science (CSCI only – not BUSA)

E. Social Sciences

(12 semester hours)

Please see Academic Catalog for course descriptions
*Required to take one course from HIST 1121/1122;
** Required to take one course from HIST 2111/2112; 
***Choose two courses from the remaining classes.

*HIST 1121, 1122,
**HIST 2111, 2112
***ANTH 1102, ECON 2105, ECON 2106, HIST 1121, HIST 1122, HIST 2111, HIST 2112, POLS 1101, 2301, POLS 2401, PSYC 1101 and SOCI 1101

F. Courses appropriate to the Major

(18 semester hours)

Anatomy and Physiology I and II w/ labs
Microbiology for health sciences
Human Growth & Development
Introductory Statistics
*If MATH 2101 used in Area D, then need two other courses per Gordon State College catalogue **

BIOL 2210K, 2211K
BIOL 2250K
*MATH 2101

**PSYC 2103
**PSYC 2101
**SOCI 1160
**SOCI 2293

G. Institutional Requirements outside the Core

(1 semester hour)  

See description of Area G in Gordon State College Academic Catalog

PHED  1010 or any PHED activity course
(1101 – 1551)
Not PHED 1001 or PHED 1040

 

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