The School of Nursing offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This program is approved by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing and is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The graduate of this program is prepared to practice professional nursing in a variety of settings and has the necessary background for graduate nursing education.

1. General Education Requirements
  A. Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 37
    Natural Sciences 16
    History of Civilization 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences 9
    Humanities 9
  B. Intellectual and Practical Skills 16
    Critical Inquiry 1
    English 101 and 102 6
    Oral Communication 3
    Math 108 or higher and Statistics 6
    Satisfactory completion of Writing Proficiency Requirements  
    Satisfactory completion of three courses designated as Writing Intensive, at least one in the student's major  
  C. Personal and Social Responsibility 3
    American Political Institutions 3
    Inter-Curricular Enrichment Program (ICE)  
  D. Integrative Learning  
2. Major Requirements 69
  NURS 201, 202, 301, 307, 309, 310, 312, 315, 322, 323, 324, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 421  
Total hours 125

BSN Generic Program of Study

Application & Deadlines

Frequently Asked Questions

Application deadlines are March 1 for August and October 1 for January.

You MUST be accepted to USC Aiken first. This should be done 8 weeks prior to the application deadline. If you apply after that there is no guarantee that your USC Aiken application will be complete or that your transcripts will be evaluated by the nursing application deadline. If you have not been accepted or your transcripts evaluated by the deadline your application will not be considered.