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College Health & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Kitty DeGree School of Nursing

Detailed Requirements for Traditional Students

Applicants for admission to the pre-nursing program must meet the general admission requirements for admission to the University. For the first three semesters, a pre-nursing student receives instruction in general education and the basic physical and biological sciences.

Applicants for admission to the professional program, in addition to meeting the requirements for admission to the University, must fulfill the requirements of the pre-nursing curriculum. An applicant must possess a minimum, corrected cumulative grade point average of 2.8 in all required pre-nursing courses, and no grade of less than C will be accepted in any pre-nursing course. 

Download and complete the Application for Admission to the Professional Nursing Program or obtain a form from:

School of Nursing
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0460

Completed applications must be submitted to the Nursing office, room 124 Kitty DeGree Hall, by 4:00 pm on the first Monday of March for Fall Semester admission and the first Monday of September for Spring Semester admission. Application fee receipt and receipt for the Admission Exam must accompany the application.

After submitting the application, students will take the Admission Exam. Scores on this exam, together with student GPA, will be used to determine admission.

Students must demonstrate computer competence by either taking a computer course or taking the placement examination offered by the School of Nursing. Contact the School of Nursing for a schedule of placement exams.

Updated: August 29, 2014


Required Courses

Prerequisite Courses
Freshman year  
Core English Composition
6
Biology 1014/1016, 1015/1017
8
Mathematics 1011, 1016 
6
Chemistry 1001/1003 or 1007/1009
4
Core Fine Arts 3
Psychology 2001, 2078
6
UNIV 1001
(1)
Total Hours: 
33
   
Sophomore year - first semester  
Biology 2028
3
Health Studies 2007 3
Biology 2014, 2015
4
Sociology 1001 or 1002
3
Nursing 2000 
2
Nursing 2080
3
Total Hours: 
18
   
Professional Course Requirements
Sophomore year - second semester  
Nursing 2004, 2016  
4
Nursing 2005, 2007
8
Core Humanities
3
Total Hours: 
15
   
Junior year  
Nursing 3004, 3005
11
Core Humanities
3
Nursing 3032, 3034, 4030
13
Total Hours: 
27
   
Senior year  
 Nursing 4004, 4005
11
Core Humanities
3
Nursing 4062, 4063, 4064, 4065, 4037
13
Total Hours: 
27
   
Total Hours Required for Degree: 120  

Updated: June 13, 2013


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