Jul 14, 2024  
2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Pre-Nursing


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The objectives of this curriculum are to facilitate potential nursing student success; the learner may discover that nursing is not a good fit for their personal or academic aspirations. Campbell University has a variety of exceptional programs to consider as alternatives to nursing. There are options in the health sciences, as well as in the fields of education, law, divinity, fine arts, business, and more. Please explore our website for more information.

The following curriculum is a guideline for courses required in the program. Students are free to work with their assigned advisor to create the most effective course schedule to complete the prerequisites. Students must receive a “C” or higher in each class in order to use credit hours as prerequisites for the Nursing program.

Track Requirements:


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Admission Requirements


Students must meet the admission requirements for acceptance to the University and designation as a Pre-Nursing student. Pre-nursing students must complete prerequisites for the Nursing program. The application to the B.S.N. program occurs annually in January. This process requires an application for consideration of admission to the competitive degree program. The admissions process includes meeting specific prerequisite coursework with a minimum grade of “C” in each class.

  1. The preferred minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) is a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with the minimum for admission a 2.8.
  2.  The minimum science GPA is a 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  3.  The admissions process includes the submission of an essay and may include a personal interview.
  4. The admissions committee will evaluate each applicant’s academic performance, essay, interview and special skills or abilities that may align with the nursing profession.

Applicants are notified of an admissions decision early in the spring by the B.S.N. program through email followed by an official decision letter. Pre-Nursing students who do not achieve qualified status will be advised about alternate degree options at Campbell University by their faculty advisor.

Admission to and graduation from Campbell University does not guarantee that the student is eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam, necessary to work in the U.S. as a registered nurse.

Upper Division Transfer Credit


The Registrar’s Office is responsible for the transferring of credits from other institutions to the Campbell University transcript.

 A transfer student must meet the core requirements and apply to the upper division, through an electronic College Application website.

The cumulative GPA from transferred coursework is considered as part of the holistic competitive application to the B.S.N. Degree Program. The admissions process includes meeting specific prerequisite coursework with a minimum grade of “C” in each class

For transfer credit of B.S.N. level courses, the official transcript and copy of the course syllabus must be submitted to the Catherine W. Wood School of Nursing for determination of course equivalency by a faculty with expertise or the B.S.N. Curriculum Committee. A grade of “C” or better must have been earned in the B.S.N. course work and been completed within the previous three years.

Transfer credit is not granted automatically and is restricted to didactic courses with no clinical component. A letter from the Dean indicating that the student left in good academic and professional standing is required.

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