Degree In 3 Baccalaureate Track Plan of Study

Ball State University

School of Nursing

Degree in 3 Baccalaureate Track Plan of Study
PLAN OF STUDY FOR MAJOR IN NURSING: BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM

Requires a minimum of eight semesters of study 

Degree in 3 

Freshman Year 

Fall Semester
ENG 103
CHEM 101
PSYS 100
HIST 150 
ANAT 201
Hr
3
5
3
3
3
Spring Semester
ENG 104
BIO 113
SOC 100 
COMM 210
PFW 
Hr
3
5
3
3
2
Total 17 Total 16

Sophomore Year

Summer Semester
PHYS 215
FCFN 340
EDPS 270
HSC 180
NUR 228 Intro to NUR
(requires sophomore status)

 

 

Hr
5
3
3
3
3

Fall Semester
NUR 230 Hlth App
NUR 231 Fund Skill
MATHS 125
Personal Fin
Humanities - TI-D
Elective
Hr
3
3
3
1
3
2
 Total 17  Total 15

 Junior Year

Spring Semester
NUR 330 Adult 1
NUR 350 PsysMtlHlth
Statistics  
FINE ARTS—T1-D
*WPP 392

Hr
4
4
3

3
0

Summer Semester
NUR 340 Adult 2
NUR 370 Pediatrics
NUR 322 Research
UCC Writing Course
or Elective** 

 Hr
4
4
3
3

Total 14 Total 14
*Completion of Writing Proficiency Requirement is required to graduate & can be satisfied by either  WPP 392 (Writing Proficiency Exam) or WPP 393 (Writing Proficiency Course). WPP 392 (Exam) is taken after completion of 60 cr hrs but not more than 89 cr hrs. WPP 393 (Course) is taken only if >89 cr hrs &/or did NOT pass WPP 392 after two attempts; WPP 393 – 2 cr hrs. 

Senior Year

Fall Semester
NUR 402 Adult 3
NUR 404 Community
NUR 406 Childbearing
Fine Arts/Design/
 Humanities—T2-D-
**(Phil 202 will meet both
UCC Writing Course and
Fine Arts/Design/
Humanities
. If Phil 202
is taken, you will need a
3 cr hrs elective.)

Hr
4
4
4
3
Spring Semester
NUR 430 Adult 4—T3
NUR 425 Lead/Mgt
NUR 423 Seminar
Elective
Hr
4
4
2
2
Total 15 Total 12

Total Hours: 120

 Application for NUR 230-231 are accepted online ONLY during the:

  • First 10 days of Spring semester for the following Summer or Fall admission.
  • First 10 days of Fall semester for the following Spring admission.

Degree in 3 track Students admitted to the university as matriculating freshman will sign a Degree in 3 contract during freshman orientation.  Freshman Advising will forward the student’s Degree in 3 contract to the School of Nursing. Students take all prerequisite courses in order via the 3 year plan of study. A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (35%), based on a minimum of 30 semester hours completed, is required to apply and be considered for admission to the nursing program. The cumulative grade point average (GPA) is based on all undergraduate coursework attempted, including ALL attempted undergraduate transfer and non-transfer hours. Science courses, including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, and Microbiology must be current (courses cannot be older than 7 years from the year student is applying to the School of Nursing) and repeated no more than one time. A grade of C- or less is not passing in these courses for the baccalaureate nursing program. If a course is repeated, the most recent grade earned will be used. Pre-nursing GPA (30%) (SOC 100, PSYS 100, CHEM 101, ANAT 201, and BIO 113) and repeated no more than one time. A grade of C- or less is not passing in these courses for the baccalaureate nursing program. Pre-assessment score, the NLN PAX test, is required (35%). Priority is given to Ball State matrics.  Permission to enroll in nursing courses is required.

See current Baccalaureate Admission Policies for all application and admission requirements.

The Baccalaureate Program has FULL ACCREDITATION with Indiana State Board of Nursing and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Please contact Center Coordinator, Cooper Advising Center, CP 253, (765-285-5513) for information re: equivalent non-nursing courses from IVY Tech State College or go to www.transferin.net for BSU equivalent courses.

Current at time of printing - Current UCC 10.16.13