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USF 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog - Page 169

Nursing Program (Non-Licensed)

Prerequisites - Printable Degree Requirements

The non-licensed sequence is designed so that students who have completed the prerequisite/support courses can enroll in the nursing major and complete requirements for the degree in five semesters full-time study on the Tampa campus.

Non-licensed students are admitted in the Fall and Spring semesters. The deadline for application to the College is January 15 and May 1 respectively. The grade point average in all required courses determines admission. Successful students have had GPAs of 3.4 or higher. Priority will be given to individuals who have completed all prerequisites by the application deadline.

Nursing Courses - NON-LICENSED Baccalaureate Sequence
Non-licensed Baccalaureate students meet the following courses in the five semester sequence:

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Students in the nursing major are required to complete upper level liberal arts exit credits. Planning with an advisor is recommended to ensure that all university graduation requirements are met.

Nursing Program (For Registered Nurses)

The registered nurse sequence is designed so that registered nurses can enroll in the nursing major on a full-time or on a part-time basis. Registered nurses who enroll as full-time students may complete requirements for the bachelor's degree in three semesters. If they enroll as part-time students, the degree requirements can be completed in six semesters.

Registered nurse students are admitted to the College each semester and may apply according to University admission deadlines. Registered nurse students desiring to transfer from other nursing programs are eligible for admission to the College on a space available basis. To be considered for transfer into the nursing major, applicants must meet University eligibility requirements. Registered nurse students are admitted to the College contingent upon completion of transcript evaluation and completion of admission requirements.

For more specific information contact the College of Nursing, Office of Student Affairs for overall requirements (974-9305) or visit the College of Nursing web site at http://www.hsc.usf.edu/nursing.

Nursing Courses - Registered Nurse Sequence
Registered nurse students are required to take the following courses:

In addition to the requirements listed, the RN student must also meet all university graduation requirements as listed in the catalog.

Conditional Admission Policy for Registered Nurses

RN students may be admitted conditionally to the College of Nursing. Students may enroll in the appropriate sequence of selected courses while completing the prerequisite requirements. An academic advisor will assist students with selecting the courses.

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Effective Date: Semester I, 2004