With a strong foundation in sciences, psychology, and humanities, the nursing preparation sequence fulfills all necessary prerequisites for upper-division courses in the Jefferson College of Nursing BSN program.
Students are prepared for roles as compassionate clinical leaders upon graduation.
Upon completing a BSN program at Jefferson College of Nursing, you will be prepared to excel on the national licensure examination, and will have access to registered nursing positions in all healthcare environments, including Magnet-designated hospitals. Extensive simulation and immersion experiences will prepare you to be a clinical leader in your profession from day one. Graduates are also prepared to continue in graduate or doctoral level nursing programs to pursue advanced nursing careers.
Prerequisite/Foundation Curriculum: 59-62 Credits
|FYS 100||Pathways Seminar||1|
|WRIT 101||Writing Sem I: Written Comm.||3|
|MATH 102||Pre-Calculus (or higher)||3|
and Chemistry I Lab
|Core Concepts of Biology
and Core Concepts of Biol Lab
|PSYC 101||Intro to Psychology||3|
|WRIT 201||Writing Seminar II:Multi Comm||3|
|AVIS 101||American Visions||3|
|HSCI 100||Intro to Health Professions||1|
|HSCI 230||Intro to Healthcare||2|
|PSYC 201||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|HSCI 225||Applied Statistics||3|
|PSYC 213||Developmental Psychology||3|
|HSCI 311||Intro to Nursing||2|
|GDIV or ADIV 2XX||Diversity course||3|
|HSCI 304||Nutrition and Health||3|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anat & Physiology I Lab
|Human Anatomy & Physiology II
and Human Anat & Physiology II Lab
and Microbiology Lab
|General Elective (optional)||0-3|
- All grades must be C or higher;
- matriculation into the professional phase requires 3.0 or higher overall GPA and science GPA;
- all math and science courses must be completed within 5 years of Nursing matriculation; AP credit accepted for non-science courses only.
Upper-Division Nursing Sequence
- Refer to the Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) for upper-division nursing curriculum (BSN Traditional Track)