Nursing: Pre-Licensure (B.S.N.) - Global Studies - Resident

Nursing: Pre-Licensure (B.S.N.) - Global Studies - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BIOL 203Introductory Microbiology 14
BIOL 213Human Anatomy and Physiology I 13
BIOL 214Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 11
BIOL 215Human Anatomy and Physiology II 13
BIOL 216Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 11
CHEM 107Essentials of General and Organic Chemistry 14
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
PHIL 380Biomedical Ethics 13
PSYC 101General Psychology 13
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology 13
Total Hours28

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Core Courses
NURS 104Introduction to Nursing and Medical Terminology3
NURS 115Pre-licensure Pathophysiology3
NURS 200Nursing Process Application2
NURS 202Clinical Application of Nutritional Principles for Nurses3
NURS 210Pre-licensure Health Assessment3
NURS 221Fundamentals in Nursing4
NURS 225Pre-licensure Research in Nursing3
NURS 301Strategies for Adult Health Care I5
NURS 302Strategies for Adult Health Care II5
NURS 305Pharmacology3
NURS 306Pharmacology II3
NURS 354Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family Lecture3
NURS 355Nursing Care of Children Lecture3
NURS 356Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family Clinical1
NURS 357Nursing Care of Children Clinical1
NURS 441Pre-licensure Strategies for Community Health Nursing Lecture3
NURS 442Pre-licensure Strategies for Community Health Nursing Clinical1
NURS 445Contemporary Issues in Nursing and Healthcare3
NURS 451Strategies for Mental Health Care3
NURS 460Advanced Strategies for Adult Health Care4
NURS 490Transition to Practice5
NURS Elective 1,23
Total Hours67

Choose from the following courses: NURS 316, NURS 415, NURS 416, NURS 417, NURS 419, NURS 420, NURS 464, NURS 465, or NURS 466


NURS 415 is strongly recommended

GLST 200Introduction to Global Studies3
GLST 220Intercultural Communication and Engagement3
GLST 290Cultural Anthropology3
Global Studies Elective 13
Total Hours12

Choose NURS 316 or a 300-400 level GLST course not already required in the major

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 138 total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 34.5 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all major and major foundational courses
  • 50% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 34.5 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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