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2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing


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PRE-PROFESSIONAL NURSING
OFFICE 150 Allen Hall
TELEPHONE 225-578-6822
FAX 225-578-5762
   
LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING, STUDENT AFFAIRS
OFFICE 1900 Gravier Street 4B10, New Orleans , LA 71112
TELEPHONE 504-568-4213 or 504-568-4113
EMAIL nsstuaffairs@lsuhsc.edu
WEBSITE nursing.lsuhsc.edu/default.aspx

The following program is designed for students planning to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing ONLY at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Nursing in New Orleans.

LSU offers a pre-professional nursing program that prepares students to enter the professional nursing curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Nursing (LSUHSC SON) in New Orleans.

Admission to the LSUHSC SON is on a competitive basis. Applications for admission to the sophomore year at the LSUHSC SON must be submitted the semester prior to the semester anticipated acceptance to complete the three-year study. Students should consult LSUHSC SON directly for assistance with the application process.

Pre-nursing requirements are subject to change. Students may access the current pre-nursing curriculum online at nursing.lsuhsc.edu/default.aspx

Pre-nursing requirements vary with each professional school of nursing, and entrance to each school is competitive. Prospective nursing students seeking admission to institutions other than the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Nursing should obtain the entrance requirements from these schools directly.

Critical Requirements


The following outline of Critical Requirements must be met by the semester indicated to ensure that minimal progress will be made in the program selected.

Semester 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and MATH 1021 .
Semester 2: “C” or better in CHEM 1201 .
Semester 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1201 .
Semester 4: “C” or better in BIOL 1011  or BIOL 2051 .
 

Prerequisite Courses:


  • Arts Elective (3) *
  • College Algebra (3)
  • English Composition (6)
  • General Biology and Laboratory (4)
  • General Chemistry (3)
  • General Psychology (3)
  • Introductory Sociology (3)
  • Microbiology (3)
  • Humanities (6) *

34 Total Sem. Hrs.


* See approved list of courses at nursing.lsuhsc.edu/default.aspx or in 150 Allen Hall.

Required For Bachelor's Degree:


The following courses are required for the bachelor’s degree in nursing and may be earned at LSU while students are pending approval for admission to the School of Nursing.

  • Humanities course (3)
  • Statistics (3)
  • Abnormal Psychology (3)

9 Total Sem. Hrs.


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