Jun 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog


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Black Hills State University is excited to offer a pre-nursing curriculum through the West River Health Sciences Center. The WRHSC has partnered with South Dakota State University to facilitate the seamless transfer of the Applied Health Sciences associate degree at BHSU to the SDSU Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in Rapid City. The Applied Health Sciences associate degree prepares students for the academic rigor of the nursing program and includes all required prerequisites for the nursing application. For more information and personalized advising, contact WRHSC@BHSU.edu



Program Requirements


Requirements   Course Titles  
BIOL 121   Basic Anatomy  
BIOL 121L   Basic Anatomy Lab  
BIOL 123   Basic Physiology  
BIOL 123L   Basic Physiology Lab  
BIOL 231   Microbiology  
BIOL 231L   Microbiology Lab  
CHEM 106   Chemistry Survey  
CHEM 106L   Chemistry Survey Lab  
CHEM 107   Organic & Biochemistry  
CHEM 107L   Organic & Biochemistry Lab  
ENGL 101   Composition I  
ENGL 201   Composition II  
HLTH 422   Nutrition  
HLTH 499/452   Human Nutrition  
Arts & Humanities      
Land & Natural Resource   take  course from:  
    AIS/ENGL 256-Literature of the American West  
    BIOL 101/L-Survey of Biology & Lab  
    BIOL 311-Principles of Ecology
MATH 102   College Algebra  
MATH 281   Statistics  
PSYC 101   General Psychology  
PSYC 221   Lifespan Developmental Psychology *  
SOC 380   Sociology of Life Styles  
SOC 100   Introduction to Sociology  
SOC 150   Social Problems  
CMST101   Foundations of Communication *  
CMST215   Public Speaking  
CMST 222   Argument Debate  
WEL 100   Wellness for Life  
WEL 100 LAB   Wellness for Life Lab  

 * Preferred course

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