Generic BSN Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements (Clinical Studies Upper Division) 

Generic BSN Plan of Study

Admission to the Clinical Studies (upper division) may be considered when the applicant satisfies the undergraduate admission requirements of the University and the College of Nursing as a continuing, Prairie View A&M University pre-nursing major or as a transfer student. The requirements for admission are the same for all applicants.

Students seeking admission to clinical studies must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the Pre-Nursing Program (Lower Division) with a minimum 2.75 overall cumulative grade-point-average (GPA), and a minimum 2.75 GPA in support courses) in  the following areas: microbiology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, sociology, psychology, nutrition, human development life span and statistics.
  • Perform satisfactorily on a faculty selected pre-nursing standardized admission test which may not be taken more than two times.  The retake must be taken at  a minimum of 30    days between exams.
  • Completion of all natural science courses within the last 5 years of admission with a minimum grade of “C”: anatomy and physiology, microbiology, and  chemistry; and completion of all support courses within 10 years of admission: sociology, psychology, nutrition, human development life span, and statistics.
  • The  assessment of dated credits and courses requiring updating is made upon receipt of a completed application to the College of Nursing.
  •  All lower division (core and support courses) classified as  Pre-Nursing and the natural science courses may not be repeated more than once to  achieve a passing  grade of “C”.  Also, no more than two Pre Nursing lower division courses may be  repeated.

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