B.S. Nursing - Accelerated

Program Admission Requirements

Students interested in the Accelerated program must have completed a Bachelor's degree in an area other than nursing prior to application.

There are two sets of admission requirements: Set A must be completed before application to the program; Set B must be completed before beginning the program.  Every prospective student must meet with the Nursing advisor to be eligible to apply to the program.

Set A Prerequisite Courses

Courses listed in Set A must be completed with a minimum combined GPA of 3.0 at the time the application is submitted.
All courses listed in Set A must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0) or higher.
BIOL 2221
2221L
Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
4
BIOL 2227
2227L
Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab 1
4
or BIOL 3301/3301L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
BIOL 2228
2228L
Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
4
or BIOL 3302/3302L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
CHEM 1101Introduction to Chemistry (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)3
or CHEM 1111
1111L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
PSYC 1101Introduction to Psychology (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)3
PSYC 2225Child Development3
Cultural Diversity Course - See General Education Requirements for Objective 9 in the Catalog for guidance3
Total Credits24

Set B Prerequisite Courses

Students must complete courses listed in Set B with a combined GPA of 3.0 before starting the Nursing program. Failure to maintain a 3.0 GPA will result in revocation of program admission.
All courses listed in Set B must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0) or higher.
BIOL 2229Introduction to Pathobiology3
or BIOL 3306 Advanced Pathobiology
CHEM 1102Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)3
CHEM 1103Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)1
NTD 3340Nutrition for Health Professionals3
LLIB 1115Introduction to Information Research (Satisfies General Education Objective 8)3
PHIL 2230Medical Ethics3
MATH 1153Statistical Reasoning (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)3
PPRA 3315Pharmacology for Nursing4
Total Credits23

General Education

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university are not required to complete the ISU General Education requirements.

Major Requirements 

Students must earn a "C" (2.0) or better in all university courses required for the Major in Nursing and all Nursing courses.
NURS 3105Professional Nursing3
NURS 3110
3110L
Fundamentals of Nursing
and Fundamentals of Nursing Lab
4
NURS 3120
3120L
Health Assessment
and Health Assessment Lab
3
NURS 3130
3130C
Adult Health Nursing I
and Adult Health Nursing I Clinical
7
NURS 3150CHealth Assessment/Fundamentals Clinical2
NURS 3330Evidence-Based Nursing Practice3
NURS 4130Adult Health Nursing II4
NURS 4140Child Health Nursing3
NURS 4150Women and Childbearing Family Nursing2
NURS 4150CWomen and Childbearing Family Nursing Clinical2
NURS 4160Mental Health Nursing3
NURS 4160CMental Health Nursing Clinical2
NURS 4200Population Health Nursing3
NURS 4200CPopulation Health Nursing Clinical2
NURS 4220Leadership and Management in Nursing3
NURS 4420Professional Nursing Capstone4
NURS 4445Professional Nursing Synthesis2
Total Credits52

Degree Totals 

Set A Program Admission Requirements (Required General Education credits removed)11
Set B Program Admission Requirements (Required General Education credits removed)17
General Education 1varies
Nursing Major Requirements52
Upper Division Free Electives0
Free Electives 1varies
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education