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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

B.S.N. in Nursing (2 +2)


Undergraduate education in nursing prepares graduates for entry-level professional nursing practice and provides a foundation for graduate education in nursing. Nurses administer medication, observe and record symptoms and the progress of patients, and help maintain a physical and emotional environment that promotes patient recovery.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 63

General Education Requirements

See the 'General Education/Core Curriculum' for the School of Liberal Arts.

Course Requirements

The curriculum for the B.S.N., Phase 1 is the following:

Freshman Year Hours Engl 101, 102 6 Bisc 102, 103 4 Chem 105, 115, 106, 116 8 Psy 201 3 Soc 101 3 Math 121 3 Fine arts 3 Speech 3

Sophomore Year Hours Bisc 206, 207, and 210 12 FCS 311 3 Psy 301 or FCS 323 3 Humanities/fine arts 6 Soc 301 or FCS 325 3 Psychosocial sciences 3 Csci 191 or 192 or 103 3 Math 115 3

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