Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Admission Criteria

  1. Meet all admission requirements for enrollment at Southwestern Adventist University.
  2. Complete all the steps in the Nursing Application Process.
  3. Successfully complete the Nursing pre-requisite courses (28 credits):
    1. BIOL 101, 102 Anatomy and Physiology I and II* (8 semester credits with lab)
    2. BIOL 220 Microbiology* (4 semester credits with lab)
    3. CHEM 105 Survey of Chemistry* (4 semester credits with lab)
    4. ENGL 121 Freshman Composition (3 semester credits)
    5. MATH 110 College Algebra* (3 semester credits) or University required math score of 500 on SAT or 21 on ACT
    6. PSYC 212 General Psychology* (3 semester credits)
    7. PSYC 220 Human Growth and Development* (3 semester credits)
  4. Successfully complete additional required courses selected from the following (22 semester credits):
    • Nursing Cognates (required)
      1. KINT 216 Nutrition* (2 semester credits)
      2. SOCI 111 Introduction to Sociology* (3 semester credits)
    • General Education
      1. CSIS 102 Computer Literacy and Applications (3 semester credits)
      2. ENGL 220 Research Writing (3 semester credits)
      3. ENGL Literature Elective (3 semester credits)
      4. HIST History Elective (3 semester credits)
      5. HIST Non-American History Elective (3 semester credits)
      6. KINA Physical Education Elective (1 semester credit)
      7. NURS 110 Health Related Topic (1 semester credit)
      8. RLGN Religion Electives (6 semester credits)
      9. UNIV 110 Principles of Active Learning (1 semester credit)
  5. Maintain a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  6. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a score of at least 550 on the TOEFL (Test of English; as a foreign Language) or 80th percentile on the University of Michigan English Language Institute Test.
  7. Pass the HESI Nursing Admission Exam with scores of at least 80% in Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, Math, Anatomy and Physiology, and General Knowledge.

*Completed within the last 7 years with a grade of C or better.

Feedback


Southwestern Adventist University