Program Profile

Admission to the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University and other nursing programs is highly competitive, and is weighed on a number of factors; one of these includes the prerequisite courses that a student has taken. Due to the academic rigor of the pre- nursing program, science courses which are older than 5 years may not be accepted. Additionally, science courses taken online may not be accepted.

Communication (9 hours)

LBST 175 Academic Writing I: Education & Experience

LBST 180 Academic Writing II: Vocation & Experience

A Speech or Communication Course

Humanities & Social Science (18 hours)

PSYC111 Introduction to Psychology

POLS 100 Government in America

PSYC 227 Lifespan Development

SOCI 111 Introduction to Sociology

PSYC 360 Psychopathology

SCLT 201 Social Thought and Citizenship or PHIL 215 Foundations of Ethics

Mathematics (3 hours)

MATH 220 Applied Statistical Methods

Sciences/ Allied Health (15 hours)

BIOL 245 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 246 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL256 Microbiology for Allied Health

NUTR306 Nutrition

Electives (12 hours)

Total Program Hours 57

* Completion of pre- nursing courses does not guarantee admission to colleges/schools of nursing and students should meet with a nursing advisor at the college/university to which the individual intends to apply to learn about specific requirements such as TEAS testing and score.