A total of 128 credits are required for graduation.
Required pre-nursing major courses: CHEM 106-106L or 112-112L, 108-108L or 114-114L; HDFS 210; MICR 231-231L; NFS 321; PSYC 101; (one of the following) SOC 100, 150, 240; BIOL 221-221L, 325-325L; MAJOR: NURS 215, 265, 280, 310-310L, 323, 325-325L, 355, 365-365L, 380-380L, 410-410L, 420-420L, 425, 480-480L, 495-495L.
Other required support courses: PHA 321; STAT 281 or HSC 445.
Requirements for Nursing Major – RN Upward Mobility Option - Bachelor of Science in Nursing:
Please contact the Coordinator, RN Upward Mobility, at 605-688-6186, or 1-888-216-9806 ext. 1, for plan.
Requirements for Nursing Major – Accelerated Option - Bachelor of Science in Nursing:
Requirements are the same as those for the Standard Option. For transcript evaluation, please contact the Academic Adviser, Sioux Falls, at 605-367-5636 or toll-free at 1-866-661-6230.
* The 30 credit Board of Regents System General Education Requirements (SGRs) must be completed as part of a student’s first 64 credits.
** South Dakota State University has an 8-9 credit Institutional Graduation Requirement (IGRs).
(G) Globalization Requirement.
(AW) Advanced Writing Requirement.
Students must take the proficiency examination after completing 48 credits. English 101, and a course in each of the General Education areas of social science, mathematics, natural science, and humanities and arts must be taken prior to taking this exam.