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Pre-Nursing BS

An ACT Composite Score of 16 or higher is required for this program of study.

The curriculum below is a suggested guide for meeting possible prerequisites for admission into a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing program. Students should consult their chosen transfer university. The curriculum below leads to an Associate of Arts Degree.

Health Sciences Pathway

Program Curriculum


First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • General Biology I BIO 1134
  • General Psychology PSY 1513
  • General Chemistry I CHE 1214
Total 17 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Nutrition BIO 1613
  • Microbiology BIO 2924
  • Human Growth & Development EPY 2533
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
Total 16 Hours
First Semester
  • Anatomy & Physiology I BIO 2514
  • Introduction to Sociology SOC 2113
  • Computer Applications I CSC 1123 OR Computer Applications in Business & Industry BAD 2533
  • Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • History Elective (Continuous) (3)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • Anatomy & Physiology II BIO 2524
  • Marriage and Family SOC 2143
  • Literature Elective (3)
  • History Elective (Continuous) (3)
  • Business Statistics BAD 2323 OR Statistics MAT 2323
Total 16 Hours
Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

Students must complete all admissions requirements before transferring. All Schools of Nursing in the state of Mississippi have limited class sizes with competitive admission requirements. Students should start the application process early in their sophomore year.
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.