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    North Carolina Central University
  Dec 14, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Nursing - Traditional, B.S.N.

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***All General Education Courses Must Be Completed Prior to Admission to Nursing***

Curriculum Requirements

This program is designed to enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to function as professional nurses in a variety of health care settings.  Throughout the curriculum the student will obtain competencies for professional nursing practice including critical thinking, decision making, communication, leadership, and high-tech procedures to respond to changing needs and environments in today’s health care settings.

1. 126 Semester Hours:

Complete a minimum of 126 semester hours with a cumulative average of 80 in all nursing courses for success.  Students who fail a nursing course, will have the opportunity to repeat the course only once.

2. General Education Requirement:

Freshman and sophomore years:  complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 in math/science courses.

All general education requirements must be complete prior to admission to the nursing program.  If necessary, no more than two GEC courses can be taken after admission to the nursing program.

3. Program Requirements:

Departmental requirements (must have a '80-' or better):

Pre- Nursing Courses - Must complete the spring of the sophomore year, prior to beginning the nursing program.

5. Additional Requirements

Demonstrate proficiency on selected clinical skills and proficiency in the clinical settings.

Program Notes:

Students must complete all science required courses with a “C” or better prior to enrolling in nursing courses.  The student must have a math/science cumulative GPA of 2.8.

Students cannot progress to the next level course until all prior level courses are complete.

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