Mississippi College

Applicants to the Online RN-BSN Completion Track must meet the minimum admission requirements for the College and must provide evidence of an unrestricted registered nurse license in the state of Mississippi. Application to the nursing major will be made prior to or while enrolled in NUR 324. All nursing prerequisite courses must be completed before admission to the nursing major.* The clinical nursing sequence can be started with no more than 12 hours of core courses remaining.Remaining core courses can be scheduled in the summer. All core courses must be completed before graduation.

*Exceptions may be made on case-by-case basis

Mississippi College Core Courses
Hours Prerequisites Hours
English Composition Chemistry (one 4-hour laboratory course)
Literature 6 Anatomy and Physiology (2 4-hour laboratory courses) 8
History 6 Microbiology (laboratory course) 4
Fine Arts 3 Sociology, Principles 3
Old Testament 3 Psychology, Introduction 3
New Testament 3 Statistics 3
Physical Education (activity courses waived) 0 College Algebra 3
Guided Elective 12    
Behavioral Science Elective (Child, Adolescent or Developmental Psychology is reommended) 3    

The last 65 hours of work toward a degree from Mississippi College must be taken at a senior college. The last 33 hours must be taken in residence at Mississippi College. To avoid any loss of academic credit, it is advisable to first check with a Mississippi College School of Nursing advisor before taking courses at another institution; however, the Office of the Registrar determines final decision regarding transfer of credit.

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