Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Perfect for the student new to nursing and seeking a traditional Bachelor experience.

Check out our BSN Program… a direct path to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a nursing career!

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is a traditional 4 year program with a diverse clinical format that includes acute, long-term and community care. There are numerous benefits to this program, including a clinically intensive 4th year. A professional development focus and additional time to prepare for the NCLEX, coupled with traditional curriculum pacing, make this a great fit for first-time college students and those desiring a fully-immersed healthcare education.

All students must complete 60 credit hours of coursework at TCCNHS as part of the residency requirement.

*Indicates an 8 week course.

Admissions Criteria


First-Time College Student:

  • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.75 or a GED with a score of 530 (score of 53 prior to 2002)
  • Official ACT or SAT score report (ACT Code: 3252; SAT code 2200) *no minimum score, but must be submitted
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident

Transfer or Second Degree Seeker:

(Must be a high school graduates with 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours of completed college coursework to apply following these requirements)

  • Minimum cumulative college GPA of at least a 2.75 or higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident


First-Time College Student:

  • Official, sealed high school transcript/GED score

Please note, high school seniors must submit their current transcript at time of application and final transcript after graduation

  • Official ACT or SAT score report (submit separately only if not included on your official high school transcript)

Transfer or Second Degree Student:

  • ALL official college transcripts

*All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Educational Services for a course by course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA (


Provisional support documents are optional to include with application, unless:

  • GPA is below a 2.75 cumulative
  • ACT score is (17) or below

Accepted supporting documents include: resume, reference letter(s), personal essay, portfolio of civic or extracurricular achievements and standardized test scores. If required for your application, please submit at least (2) supporting documents.

Course Breakdown

Year 1

Semester 1

Course NameCredit Hours
BIO 111 - Anatomy & Physiology I4
MAT 105 - College Algebra3
FYE 102 - Learning Foundations2
SOC 101 or PSY 101 or SOPS 101 - Intro To Sociology or Psychology3
ENG 101 - English Composition3

Semester 2

Course NameCredit Hours
BIO 112 - Anatomy & Physiology II4
COM 102 - Essentials of Communication3
CHEM 105 - Introduction to Chemistry4
PSY 110 - Lifespan Development3
PSY 210 - Concepts of Behavior Change3

Year 2

Semester 3

Course NameCredit Hours
ENG 315 - Advanced Composition: Evidence-Based Writing3
BIO 121 - Microbiology4
BIO 300 - Pathophysiology3
NUR 220 - Health Assessment w/Lab4
NUR 297 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone2

Semester 4

Course NameCredit Hours
STAT 201 - Statistics3
BIO 180 - Biology of Food3
BIO 215 - Core Concepts in Pharmacology3
NUR 221 - Nursing Skills: Concepts of Quality & Safety4
NUR 298 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone1
IS 200 - Service Learning in Our Community1

Year 3

Semester 5

Course NameCredit Hours
NUR 305 - Health & Illness Concepts Across the Lifespan I6
NUR 307 - Concepts of Intellectual Inquiry3
NUR 309 - Professional Nursing Concepts2
NUR 397 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone1
PHI 103 or 205 - Intro to Ethics or World Religions3

Semester 6

Course NameCredit Hours
NUR 311 - Health & Illness Concepts Across the Lifespan II6
NUR 312 - Concepts in Leadership & Healthcare Delivery4
NUR 313 - Concepts in Population Health2
NUR 398 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone1
Nursing Elective3

Year 4

Semester 7

Course NameCredit Hours
NUR 410 - Clinical Intensive I*6
NUR 412 - Clinical Intensive II*6
NUR 497 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone2

Semester 8

Course NameCredit Hours
NUR 414 - Clinical Intensive III*6
NUR 416 - Clinical Intensive IV*6
NUR 498 - Professional Development Concepts/Capstone2

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