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Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Columbus State University

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1001
MATH 1101
MATH 1111
MATH 1113
MATH 1125
MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
Take the following course:
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 1779/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
EURO 2105/ HIST 1111/ HIST 1112/ LIBR 1105/ LEAD 1705/ POLS 2401 or
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002 or
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: any extra hour(s) will not be used as part of the Nursing (BSN) core. The Nursing (BSN) program only requires 4 credit hours in Area B.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
CHEM 1151/1151L
CHEM 1152/1152L
Select one of the following courses or an Area D science course:
ANTH 1145/ ASTR 1105/ ASTR 1106/ BIOL 1125/ BIOL 1215/ BIOL 1225/ CHEM 1211/ CHEM 1212/ CPSC 1105/ CPSC 1301/1301L/ ENVS 1105/ GEOG 2215/ GEOL 1110/ GEOL 1112/1112L, GEOL 1122/1322, GEOL 2225/ MATH 1113/ MATH 1125/MATH 1131/ MATH 1132/ MATH 1165/ MATH 2125/ PHIL 2500/ PHYS 1111/ PHYS 1112/ PHYS 1125

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111/ HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ ANTH 1107/ ANTH 2105/ ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/ HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
BIOL 2221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2222 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 2225 Microbiology for Health Sciences
STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics
PSYC 1101 Intro to General Psychology

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 60
NURS 3111 Professional Development Perspectives I
NURS 3112 Professional Development Perspectives II
NURS 3175 Pharmacology in Nursing
NURS 3275 Professional Clinical Nursing I
NURS 3293 Intro to Health Assessment
NURS 3277 Professional Clinical Nursing II
NURS 3194 Applied Pathophysiology
NURS 4175 Evidence Based Practice
NURS 4111 Professional Development Perspectives III
NURS 4112 Professional Development Perspectives IV
NURS 4279 Professional Clinical Nursing IV
NURS 4280 Professional Clinical Nursing III
NURS 4377 Senior Nursing Preceptorship

Total hours Required: 123

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