This degree is designed for students who already hold a Michigan RN license, but who have not completed a baccalaureate program. See admission and retention standards for this program outlined above.
Students majoring in nursing must maintain a minimum 2.25 NMU cumulative grade point average and must complete all nursing courses with a minimum grade of “C”, or “S” when the course is graded "S/U".
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|Total Credits Required for Degree||120|
|Required Courses in Major||63|
|NU 221 Pharmacology I (T)*||2|
|NU 231 Pathophysiology (T)*||3|
|NU 341 Pharmacology II (T)*||2|
|Other Required Courses||26|
*Courses included in the maximum 47 semester hours of transfer nursing courses.
**Transfer Students: Other chemistry courses may be substituted for the Northern Michigan University chemistry course requirement [4 credits minimum] at the discretion of the nursing faculty.
The Nursing Department accepts biology courses (anatomy, physiology and microbiology) from other colleges and universities that are at least 3 credit hours. If any course that includes a laboratory component is less than 3 credit hours, the student will take the specific course at NMU or a substitute designated by the department.
This major does not require a minor.