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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated Nursing Major (BS)

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Department of Nursing  | College of Nursing and Health Sciences 

Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University after completion of a first Bachelor’s degree and the prerequisites below.

Students who earned their first degree from UMass Boston should contact the One Stop to determine the appropriate application type.

Prerequisite courses:

Courses with a * must have been completed within the past ten years and have a grade of C+ or higher before acceptance to the program.

  • Anatomy & physiology I *
  • Anatomy & physiology II *
  • Microbiology *
  • Statistics
  • Growth and development (through the lifespan)
  • Nutrition
  • Intro to psychology or sociology

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete 68 credits from 13 courses in nursing.

GPA: A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for all major courses.
Minimum grade: No courses with a grade below C+ may be applied toward the major.
Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major.
Residency: All required nursing courses must be completed at UMass Boston.

Course Requirements

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