Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nursing Prerequisites (4 semesters + summer)

Catalog Term: Fall 2022

The following plan is a semester-by-semester example for students who plan to apply to Wichita State University's pre-licensure BSN program. Work with your Academic Advisor to personalize your own semester-by-semester plan.

A more detailed list of course requirements and application requirements for the competitive-entry professional program can be found on the Degree Check Sheet website and on the websites for the Traditional BSN program and the Accelerated BSN program.

FIRST YEAR: FALL SEMESTER
    14
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 101 College English I 3
MATH 111 College Algebra 3
CHEM 103/CHEM 103L or CHEM 211/CHEM 211L Chemistry with Lab 5
  First Year Seminar or Electives 3

FIRST YEAR: SPRING SEMESTER
    16-17
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 102 College English II 3
HS 290 or BIOL 223/BIOL 223L Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab 5
PSY 111 General Psychology 3
MLS 203 or MLS 303 Medical Terminology 2-3
  GEN ED: Fine Arts 3

SECOND YEAR: FALL SEMESTER
    16
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 220/BIOL 220L Microbiology with Lab 4
PSY 325 Developmental Psychology 3
COMM 111 Public Speaking 3
PHIL 100, PHIL 105, PHIL 125, PHIL 144, or PHIL 327 Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Logic, Moral Issues, Bioethics 3
STAT 370 or PSY 301 Statistics 3

SECOND YEAR: SPRING SEMESTER
    16
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HS 400  Pathophysiology 4
SOC 111  Introduction to Sociology 3
HS 331 Introduction to Dietetics and Nutrtion 3
  GEN ED: numbered 300 or higher (if needed) or Electives 3
  GEN ED: numbered 300 or higher (if needed) or Electives 3

SECOND YEAR: SUMMER SEMESTER
    3-4
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HS 301 Clinical Pharmacology 3
  Electives needed to meet graduation requirements 0-1