Department of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) Degree
Majors in Nursing
University Core Curriculum Requirements
Refer to the “University Core Curriculum” section of the catalog.
NOTE: BIOL 2401 and 2402 with concurrent lab, required for nursing majors, meets University Core Curriculum science requirements.
Additional Nursing Requirements
Admission Requirements for the Department of Nursing
Students may appeal Admissions Committee decisions, first to the committee and then to the head of the Department of Nursing. Exceptions, resulting in conditional admission, will be considered on an individual basis by the head of the Department of Nursing.
Registered nurses or others with previous experience and education in nursing must be admitted to the Department of Nursing through the same procedure as all students. Advanced standing will be determined after evaluation of transcripts. For further information, refer to “Advanced Placement and Credit by Examination” in the catalog.
Re-admission to the Department of Nursing
Re-admission to the Department of Nursing is not automatic. Students must re-apply to the department after withdrawal or failure in any semester. Students who make grades of “D” or below two times in nursing courses will not be allowed to continue in the program. A student who leaves the program for any reason may be permitted to re-enroll based on (1) individual qualifications and (2) available space. The student’s record of dropped courses or withdrawals from the University will be considered. Satisfactory scores on comprehensive examinations covering nursing theory and clinical course work previously completed will be required for basic students who have not been enrolled in nursing courses at WTAMU for five or more years.
Major in Nursing—For Licensed Vocational Nurses (Major Code: 713)
Licensed Vocational Nurses
(For students who already are licensed vocational nurses.)
Licensed Vocational nurses will receive credit for NURS 2350.