This website uses cookies. Learn more via our web privacy policy. For questions, please email dataprivacy@columbusstate.edu.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Columbus State University

Academics

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

ITDS 1125
ITDS 1779
ITDS 2726
ITDS 2727
ITDS 2735
ITDS 2746
ITDS 2748
ITDS 2749
ITDS 2755

OR
Select one of the following courses:

EURO 2105
LEAD 1705
LIBR 1105
POLS 2401
HIST 1111
HIST 1112

Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

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

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

Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
CHEM 1151/1151L
CHEM 1152/1152L

Select one of the following courses or an Area D science course:

ANTH 1145 (no lab)
ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional)
ASTR 1106/1305
BIOL 1215K (lab included)
BIOL 1125 (no lab)
BIOL 1225K (lab included)
CHEM 1211/1211L
CHEM 1212/1212L
CPSC 1105
CPSC 1301/1301L
ENVS 1105 (no lab)
GEOG 2215
GEOL 1110 (no lab)
GEOL 1112/1112L
GEOL 1121 (lab included)
GEOL 1122/1322
GEOL 2225 (lab included)
MATH 1113
MATH 1125
MATH 1131
MATH 1132
MATH 1165
MATH 2125
PHIL 2500
PHYS 1111/1311
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
PSYC 1101
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
PSYC 1101 Intro to General Psychology
STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics

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 3194 Applied Pathophisiology
NURS 3275 Professional Clinical Nursing I
NURS 3277 Professional Clinical Nursing II
NURS 3276 Intro to Health Assessment and Wellness
NURS 4111 Professional Development Perspectives III
NURS 4112 Professional Development Perspectives IV
NURS 4175 Evidence Based Practice
NURS 4279 Professional Clinical Nursing IV
NURS 4280 Professional Clinical Nursing III
NURS 4377 Senior Nursing Preceptorship

Total hours Required: 123

Virtual Advisor