Nursing Students

Four-Year Track Prerequisites

Admission Requirements:
Applications for admission to the Four-Year BSN Track must be submitted by Dec. 1 for fall admission or May 1 for spring admission.  Applications must include the following:

  1. Documentation of admission to the University of South Carolina Upstate. (Official transcripts are required for admission to USC Upstate.)
  2. A completed application to the Mary Black School of Nursing.
  3. A copy of all college transcripts that demonstrate completion of 61 credit hours of the courses below.

Technical College Equivalents

Course Name  

Course Number  

Credit Hours  

English Composition

ENGL 101

3

English Literature

ENGL 102

3

Speech

SPCH 201

3

Intro to Psychology

PSYC 101

3

Developmental Psychology

PSCY 302

3

Intro to Sociology

SOCY 101

3

Anatomy

BIOL 232/232L

4

Physiology

BIOL 242/242L

4

Microbiology

BIOL 330 /330L

4

Chemistry of Living Things

CHEM 109/109L

4

History

HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 105, HIST 106

3

Intro to Computer

CSCI 138 or INFO 101

3

Mathematics (College Algebra)

MATH 120 or MATH 121

3

Statistics

MATH 102

3

Fine Arts

Art , Music, or Theatre elective

3

Arts & Humanities

Art, Music, Theater, Film, Philosophy, Religion, or Literature elective

3

Foreign Language

Foreign Language to the second level:  Choose 1 – ASLG 101, FREN 102, SPAN 102, GERM 102, CHIN 102

3

Elective

 Foreign Language 101 or NURS 301-Nutrition is recommended.

3

Elective

UNIV 101 – Student in the University or NURS 301-Nutrition is recommended.

3

 

Contact Us

Katharine Gibb, Ed.D., MSN, RN

Dean, Mary Black School of Nursing

Angie Davis, Ph.D., MN, RN 
Associate Dean for Greenville Campus  

Margaret Hindman, Ph.D., APRN, FNP, CNL
Director of Graduate Studies in Nursing

Terri Whitaker, M.Ed. 
Director of Nursing Student Services
Advisor for four year, BSN track

Lynette M. Gibson, Ph.D., RN
Director of Research in Nursing

Chasity Ramos
RN-BSN Advisor 
864-552-4248

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Giving Nursing

Application
BSN (Four-Year Track) Application
Accepting applications for Spring 2015 between March 1 and May 1 ONLY.
Re-Admission Application: Four-Year Track Only
Application Deadlines:
May 1 for spring semester
Dec 1 for fall semester
Admission Requirements

RN-BSN Application/Reapplication 
Application Deadline:
Feb 1 for fall semester

Additional Information
Nursing Student Handbook
Prerequisites for Four-Year Track
Prerequisites for RN-BSN Track
BSN Policies and Curricula
USC Upstate Student Nurses Association
FAQ: Four-Year Track
FAQ: RN-BSN

Contact Us
USC Upstate
Mary Black School of Nursing
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5440
nursing@uscupstate.edu

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