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Nursing

Delayed Admission

Students who have enrolled at Carthage but have not been admitted to the BSN Program may apply for admission to the program upon satisfaction of the following criteria:

(All criteria must be met prior to beginning the clinical sequence.)

  • Meet all admission requirements of Carthage College.
  • Permission of the Director of Nursing to apply to the program.
  • Completion of the nursing program application.
  • Completion of an interview with a member of the nursing faculty.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher at the time of application to the nursing major.
  • All college-level course work must have a minimum grade of C. A C-minus or less is not acceptable in any course.
  • Completion of the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:
    BIO 2010 and 2020 (Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II or equivalent)
    BIO 1110 (Molecules, Cells, and Organisms or equivalent)
    CHM 1010 and 1020 (General Chemistry I and II or equivalent)
    REL 1000 Understandings of Religion or equivalent)
    PYC 2850 (Child and Adolescent Develoment or equivalent)
    COR 1100 and 1110 or equivalent
  • Able to meet foreign language requirement.
  • No course may be repeated more than once. The most recent grade will be used in the calculation of the GPA.