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Program Requirements

Admission to the Traditional BSN Track is a competitive process. Requirements for admission consideration:

  1. Acceptance to University of Houston
  2. A minimum of 45 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) of the nursing degree plan awarded by the University of Houston
  3. A minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA at the University of Houston
  4. GPA of 2.7 or higher in the natural sciences
  5. Grade of B or higher required in
    1. BIOL 1344 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2;
    2. BIOL 1144 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Laboratory.
  6. Grade of B- or higher required in
    1. NUTR 2332 Introduction to Human Nutrition;
    2. BIOL 1334 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1;
    3. BIOL 1134 Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory 1;
    4. BIOL 1353 Prenursing Microbiology;
    5. BIOL 1153 Prenursing Microbiology Laboratory;
    6. CHEM 1301 Foundations of Chemistry.
  7. Completion of the ATI TEAS Exam with a competitive score
  8. Be eligible for RN licensure upon graduation. Must receive criminal background clearance or Board order by the Texas Board of Nursing before acceptance

Admission Requirements for Traditional BSN:

  1. Applicants must complete the Change of Major Requirements for the College of Nursing form. Admission applications are reviewed and decided upon by the College of Nursing Admission Committee. Admission to the CON Traditional BSN Track is not guaranteed but is a highly competitive, holistic admission process based upon many factors that include, but are not limited to:
    1. Space availability in the Traditional BSN Track
    2. An interview process
    3. ATI TEAS score, maximum two (2) attempts, with results submitted by April 1 deadline
  2. Applicants to the Traditional BSN Track must pass the school approved pre-admission test.  The UH College of Nursing is accepting Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS VI) as the college approved pre-admission test.
  3. Applicants to the Traditional BSN Track must complete a release of social security number form to the UH College of Nursing office or by fax 713-743-1164.
  4. Applicants must satisfy the UH College of Nursing Policy for Clinical Readiness Requirements.
  5. Students not admitted to the CON Traditional BSN Track may be advised to an alternate major at the University of Houston.
  6. Applicants not admitted must reapply to a new application period.