Nursing, Accelerated B.S.N. Option, Comprehensive Major
(Code 700-007) – Currently on hold.
UW-Eau Claire offers, when resources allow, an accelerated B.S.N. degree option for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in another field who wish to earn a second bachelor’s degree in nursing. Admission into this option currently is on hold. In order to be considered for the Accelerated B.S.N. program, students must hold a bachelor’s degree, have been accepted to the university in good standing, have completed required prerequisite courses, have earned a minimum overall GPA of 3.00 in most recent bachelor’s or higher degree and a GPA of 2.50 in required science courses, satisfy the university design for diversity requirement, be certified as a nursing assistant, and be certified in CPR. The Accelerated B.S.N. program includes 60 credits of nursing courses offered over a shortened time frame.
To qualify for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, students must complete at least 120 semester credits with a total GPA of at least 2.50; must meet all university requirements for graduation; and must meet all nursing program requirements for the degree. Students taking a comprehensive major are not required to declare a minor in another area. However, students who are interested in a minor are encouraged to discuss options with their adviser. Students must also seek an adviser in the area of the minor.
|Required Prerequisite Courses (or equivalents)|
|CHEM 103||General Chemistry I||4|
|CHEM 150||Survey of Biochemistry||3|
|BIOL 214||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIOL 314||Human Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|PSYC 230||Human Development||3|
|MATH 246||Elementary Statistics||4|
|S1 course (excluding Writing Requirement courses)||3|