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This Program of Study is designed for students planning to apply to the MSU-Bozeman Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.

Great Falls College MSU coursework to MSU B.S.N. in Nursing

Complete These Courses At
Great Falls College

(see catalog)

Course Name Credits
Montana University System Core 32+
Communication - 9 credits (6 credits written, 3 credits verbal) 4
Written

WRIT 101 College Writing I **, +

3

WRIT 201 College Writing II *,+

3

Verbal

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COMX 111 Introduction to Public Speaking +

3
Mathematics - 7 credits

STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics **,+

4

Select one of the following:

M 121 College Algebra **,+

3

M 140 College Math for Healthcare **,+

3

Humanities - 3 credits - Select one of the following:

BGEN 220 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility + 3

CRWR 240 Introduction Creative Writing Workshop +

3

LIT 110 Introduction to Literature +

3

LIT 270 Film and Literature +

3

LIT 291 Special Topics +

3

LSH 201 Introduction to the Humanities +

3

PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy +

3

PHL 110 Introduction to Ethics +

3

WGSS 242 Gender and Equality +

3

Fine Arts - 3 credits. Select one of the following:

ARTH 160 Global Visual Culture +

3

ARTZ 101 Art Fundamentals +

3

ARTZ 105 Visual Language - Drawing +

3

ARTZ 106 Visual Language - 2 D Foundations +

3

ARTZ 224 Watercolor I +

3

MUSI 101 Enjoyment of Music +

3

MUSI 103 Fundamentals of Musical Creation +

3

MUSI 203 American Popular Music +

3

MUSI 207 World Music (- to 307) +

3

PHOT 154 Exploring Digital Photography +

3
Natural Sciences - 7 credits (must include one lab course)

CHMY 121 Intro to General Chem w/Lab **,+ (must be completed prior to, or concurrently with, BIOH 201)

4

NUTR 221 Basic Human Nutrition +

3

Social Sciences - 6 credits

PSYX 230 Developmental Psychology +

3

Select one of the following:

PSYX 100 Introduction to Psychology +

3

SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology +

3

Cultural Diversity - 3 credits - Select one of the following:

ANTY 101 Anthropology and the Human Experience +

3

NASX 105 Introduction to Native American Studies +

3

NASX 204 Introduction to Native American Beliefs and Philosophy (N) +

3

NASX 232 Montana Indians: Cultures, Histories, Current Issues (- to 332) (N) +

3

NASX 240 Native American Literature (- to 340) (N) +

3

SIGN 101 Introduction to American Sign Language

3

SPNS 101 Elementary Spanish I +

4

SPNS 102 Elementary Spanish II *,+

4

II. ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES - 18 CREDITS

BIOH 201 Human Anatomy Phys I w/Lab (-301) **,+ ***

4

BIOH 211 Human Anatomy Phys II w/Lab (-311) *,+

4

BIOM 250 Microbiology for Health Sciences w/Lab *,+

4

CHMY 123 Introduction to Organic & Biochemistry w/Lab *,+

4

NRSG 116 Introduction to Professional Nursing (Taken with MSU) +

2

* Indicates prerequisites needed

** Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.

+ A grade of C or above is required for graduation.

If you are interested in completing an Associate of Science with Great Falls College, please contact your Great Falls College advisor to determine the additional courses needed.

Nursing Prerequisites
The prerequisite requirements that must be met prior to the nursing program are listed here: MSU Nursing Prerequisites Catalog
  • You must have a calculated GPA of 3.0 or higher in prerequisite courses.
  • You must be on track to complete all prerequisites prior to placement start date, with a grade of C- or better.
  • Prerequisites must have been completed within the last 15 years.
  • You may have no more than two retakes of prerequisite coursework (a grade of "W" counts as a repeat).
  • If you are interested in appealing this policy, please contact: The College of Nursing Scholastic Committee

Transfer to Montana State University and complete the required courses

(see MSU Nursing catalog)

Great Falls College MSU Contact

Advising and Career Center
Phone: 406.771.5100
Email: advising@gfcmsu.edu

Montana State University Contact

MSU College of Nursing, Great Falls Campus

Phone: 406.771.4450
Email: prenursingadvising@montana.edu

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