Degree Requirements

Welcome to Concordia University Texas' School of Nursing!

Administrative Assistant
Elizabeth Rall
11400 Concordia University Drive
Building D, D-149
Austin, TX 78726
Office: 512.313.5514
elizabeth.rall@concordia.edu

Thank you for your interest in our Pre-Nursing Program and School of Nursing. To schedule your personal tour of our beautiful campus or for more information about the program, contact our School of Nursing Administrative Assistant Elizabeth Rall.

Admission to the Concordia University Texas School of Nursing is highly competitive. While pre-nursing students who take most of the nursing prerequisite courses at Concordia (or at a college/university in the Concordia University System) are given preference, they still must meet the minimum overall GPA and natural science GPA required for admission into the School of Nursing.

Accreditation

The baccalaureate program at Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Concordia is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Concordia's School of Nursing is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing. Students successfully completing Concordia's School of Nursing are eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Texas after passing the NCLEX-RN exam.

Admissions Information

For admissions information, including requirements, processes, admissions counselor and application deadlines, please visit the School of Nursing Admissions Requirement page.

Course Information

The pre-nursing sequence consists of required courses in the sciences and humanities that provide students a solid foundation for the art and science of caring for others. Within one semester of completing the pre-nursing sequence, students apply for admission to the professional nursing sequence in the School of Nursing. 

The School of Nursing has two distinct parts: The Pre-Nursing sequence of courses is taken the freshman and sophomore years; midway through your sophomore year, you may apply for the BSN professional sequence of courses, which is taken during your junior and senior years.

 

Pre-Nursing

Sample 4 Semester Course Schedule

 

A sample schedule for PRE-NURSING students is listed below.  Many of the courses have prerequisites.  The courses that do not have prerequisites can be interchanged between the semesters.

 

Semester 1

Hours

Semester 2

Hours

ENG 1316 Academic Research & Writing

3

MTH 2301 Intro to Statistics

3

LDR 1100 C Life and Leadership

1

COM 1300C Fundamentals of Communication

3

CHEM 1401 Chemistry I

4

LDR 2201 C Leadership Theory & Practice

2

PSY 1311 Intro to Psychology

3

BIO 1403 Cellular & Molecular Biology

4

REL 1301 C New Testament

3

CHEM 1202 Intro to Organic and Bio Chemistry

2

 

 

HIS 1301 C US History or HIS 1302C US History

3

Total Hours

14

Total Hours

17

 

Semester 3

Hours

Semester 4

Hours

BIO 3411 Anatomy & Phys I

4

BIO 3412 Anatomy & PHYS II

4

BIO 3401 General Microbiology

4

BIO 3310 Nutrition

3

PSY 2301 Life Span Development

3

ENG 1317 C Introduction to Literature

3

POLS 1303 C Government

3

REL 1311C Old Testament

3

ART 1305C History of Art or MUS 3344C

3

SPN 2301 Spanish for Healthcare

3

Total Hours

17

Total Hours

19

 

 

SCHOOL OF NURSING COURSES 70 SEMESTER HOURS 

First Semester

Junior Year (J1) Starts Fall 2014

Hours

Second Semester

Junior Year Starts Spring 2015

Hours

NUR 3220 Adult Health Nursing I Simulation

2

NUR 3585 Adult Health Theory II

5

NUR 3535 Adult Health I Theory

5

NUR 3586 Adult Health II Practicum

5

NUR 3536 Adult Health Nursing I Practicum

5

NUR 3265 Adult Health II Simulation

2

NUR 3430 Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice

4

NUR 3303 Cultural Diversity and Global Health Missions

3

NUR 3250 Pharmacology for Nurses I

2

NUR 3106 Global Health Practicum

1

 

 

NUR 3251 Pharmacology for Nurses II

2

Total Semester Hours

18

 

18

 

First Semester

Senior Year Starts Fall 2015

Hours

Second Semester

Senior Year Starts Spring 2015

Hours

NUR 4320 Maternal/Newborn Theory

3

NUR 4360 Community & Global Health Theory

3

NUR 4221 Maternal/Newborn Practicum

2

NUR 4260 Community & Global Health Practicum

2

NUR 4105 Maternal/Newborn Simulation

1

NUR 4355 Health Care Systems Transformation & Leadership

3

NUR 4330 Child & Family Theory

3

NUR 4370 Capstone Simulation & Practicum

3

NUR 4231 Child & Family Practicum

2

NUR 4195 NCLEX Review

1

NUR 4110 Child & Family Simulation

1

NUR 4284 Adult Health III

2

NUR 4340 Behavioral Health Theory

3

NUR 4310 Nursing Research

3

NUR 4241 Behavioral Health Practicum

2

 

 

Total Semester Hours

17

 

17

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