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Program Requirements for 2015-2016 Catalog Year

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To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course: BSC 1085C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: BSCX085C or (BSCX085 and BSCX085L) or BSCX093C or (BSCX093 and BSCX093L)

    FGCU Course: BSC 1086C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: BSCX086C or (BSCX086 and BSCX086L) or BSCX094C or (BSCX094 and BSCX094L)

    FGCU Course: 3 credits in any chemistry, biochemistry, biology, genetics, or physics course
    Acceptable Substitutes: CHMXXXX or BCHXXXX or BSCXXXX or PCBXXXX or PHYXXXX
    (Note: At FGCU, CHM 1045 and CHM 1045L, Chemistry with lab (4 credits) is strongly recommended)

    FGCU Course: DEP 2004 Principles of Development (3)
    Acceptable Substitutes: DEPX004 or DEPX054 or DEPX000 or DEPX414

    FGCU Course: HSC 2577 Nutri Human Health & Wellness (3)
    Acceptable Substitutes: HUNX201 or NURX192

    FGCU Course: MCB 2010C Microbiology with Lab (4)
    Acceptable Substitutes: MCBX010C or (MCBX010 and MCBX010L) or MCBX013C or (MCBX013 and MCBX013L) or (MCBX000 and MCBX000L) or (MCBX004 and MCBX004L)

    FGCU Course: 3 credits in any psychology, social psychology, or sociology course
    Acceptable Substitutes: PSYXXXX or SOPXXXX or SYGXXXX

    FGCU Course: STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3)
    Acceptable Substitutes: STAX014 or STAX023 or STAX122 or STAX022

    NOTE: Epidemiology (3 credits) is recommended but not required.

  3. Requirements in the Nursing Major (61 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    NUR 3065C Health Assessment (3)
    NUR 3125 Pathophysiology in Nursing (3)
    NUR 3145 Pharmacology for Nursing (3)
    NUR 3226 Adult Health Nursing I (3)
    NUR 3226L Adult Health Nursing I Clinic (4)
    NUR 3286 Gerontological Nursing (2)
    NUR 3286L Gerontological Nursing Clinic (1)
    NUR 3355 Child Health Nursing (2)
    NUR 3355L Child Health Nursing Clinic (1)
    NUR 3535 Mental Health Nursing (2)
    NUR 3535L Mental Health Nursing Clinical (1)
    NUR 3825 Intro to Professional Nursing (2)
    NUR 3829C Foundations of Nsg Practice (4)
    NUR 3833 Patient Care Manage in Nursing (3)
    NUR 4169 Evidence-Based Nursing Prac (3)
    NUR 4227 Adult Health Nursing II (3)
    NUR 4227L Adult Health Nursing II Clinic (4)
    NUR 4455 Reproductive Health Nursing (2)
    NUR 4455L Reproductive Health Nurs Clinic (1)
    NUR 4636 Community & Pub Health Nursing (3)
    NUR 4636L Commun & Pub Hlth Nurs Clinic (2)
    NUR 4295C Critical Care Nursing (3)
    NUR 4948L Senior Nursing Practicum (3)
    NUR 4165 Principles of Nursing Research (3)

  4. University Requirements (3 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  5. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 124 credits, including 64 credits of upper division coursework.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • At least 31 of the last 64 credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Satisfy College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfy Service Learning requirement. See
  • Satisfy School of Nursing NCLEX-RN Success Plan requirements.