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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing (BSN Degree)

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The baccalaureate nursing program has Full Approval of the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Information regarding the program is provided to the Board of Nursing. The phone number is 803-896-4550. The program is nationally accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Information regarding the program is provided to the NLNAC and is available from that organization at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326. The phone number is 404-975-5000.

For information regarding admissions requirements, click here.

A major in Nursing requires 81-82 hours and does not require a minor.

Nursing (81-82 hours) + Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)

Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)


Must also make a “C” or better in ENGL 111 and 112 to be eligible to apply to the program.

Foreign Language requirement (hours included above)

Students are required to take a minimum of 3 credit hours but are not required to progress past FL 202 (Intermediate II) if the student places higher than FL 201.  If a student places higher than 202, the student has completed her/his required FL credit.  Note that this placement does not count toward the required 125 hours (may vary according to degree) required of all CSU students. Choose one of the following courses:

  • ARAB 101, 102. 201, 202
  • FREN 101, 102, 201, 202
  • SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202
  • CHST 121, 122, 131, 132 or
  • Any other 3 hour foreign language course

Required Courses for Eligibility to Apply to the Program (11 hours)

 Must a earn a grade of “C” or better

Nursing Content Concentration (3-18 hours)

*Students must take NURS 260 at CSU and is required for graduation; the other courses are optional but will apply toward your degree requirements. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in NURS 260.


All students must have at least 125 hours to graduate. Students who took MATH 099 or ENGL 099 will need at least 129 hours to graduate. Full Bridge students will need at least 133 hours. Students must meet the Residency Requirements  described in this catalog. 

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