Requirements for Graduation

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree: 128 credit hours  

Attainment of the degree requires satisfactory completion of 128 semester hours of credit. These hours are divided between the nursing major and other academic study. A total of 58 semester hours of academic studies outside the nursing major is required in the areas of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, mathematics,  business/management and cultural studies. Effective Fall 2019, a minimum 2.0 grade point average (4.0 system) is  required in each non-nursing course. For students who entered prior to Fall 2019, a minimum 2.5 grade point  average is required in each non-nursing course. A total of 70 semester hours of credit in the nursing major is required.  A minimum of 2.5 grade point average (4.0 system) is required in each nursing course.