Program Coordinator: Dr. Mark Johnson
Students interested in nursing should speak with Dr. Mark Johnson immediately during the first week of classes.
Note: Students interested in pursuing a major in nursing arts need to take BIO 111 fall semester of their freshman year.
Initial Admission To The Program.
To be accepted into the Dual Degree Program in Nursing all students, including transfer students, must meet admissions requirements of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, namely: an ACT composite score at the 50th percentile on national norms and a high school grade point average of 2.5 or more. Students must also be approved by the Admissions Committee of Georgetown College.
Admission to the University of Kentucky.
At the end of three full time semesters at Georgetown College, a student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for work completed at Georgetown College and a 3.0 GPA in the pre-requisite science courses, chemistry and biology. Students must have successfully completed CHE 111, 112 and CHE 113 before beginning their nursing courses at the University of Kentucky. In addition, enrollment in nursing classes requires completion of an approved certified nursing assistant program.
Students will be required to satisfy the NEXUS program requirement by completing six NEXUS credits for each full-time semester at Georgetown College. See the discussion of this program in the Academic Policies and Regulations section of the Catalog. Students must finish all requirements for the degree at the University of Kentucky to be eligible to receive a degree from Georgetown College. Students must also satisfy the Foundations and Core requirements of Georgetown College as specified for nursing arts majors (see college catalog). Specific courses required for the B.S. in Nursing Arts include: BIO 111, 212, 305, 305L, 306, 311, CHE 111, 112, 113, MAT 107, MAT 111 or PSY 211, KHS 320, and PSY 111.
Georgetown College and University of Kentucky
ENG 111 English Composition I 3 ENG 112 English Composition II 3
FDN 111 Foundations I 3 FDN 112 Foundations II 3
BIO 111 Biological Principles 4 BIO 212 Cell/Molecular Biology 4
PSY 111 General Psychology 3 MAT 107 College Algebra 3
102 Foreign Language _3 201 Foreign Language _3
CHE 111 General Chemistry I 4 CHE 112 General Chemistry II 3
Biblical Studies 3 CHE 113 Chem. Lab Measure 1
BIO 305 Human Physiology I 3 BIO 306 Human Physiology II 3
BIO 305L Human Physiology Lab 1 PHI 152 Logic 3
MAT 111 or PSY 211 (Statistics) 3 KHS 320 Nutrition 3
COMM 200 Communication 3 ART or MUS or THE _3
C.N.A. Certification required for progression to Third Year
BIO 311 General Microbiology 4 ENG 213 English Lit Survey II-W 3
Religious Studies 3 History AO I 3
NUR 860 Nursing Foundations 2 NUR 863 Prof Nurs/Lifespan 8
NUR 861 Fam Hlth Promo/Com 8 NUR 866 Patho/Pharm I 3
NUR 871 Fam Ctrd Care/Adult 7 NUR 872 Research for EB Practice 3
NUR 870 Patho/Pharm II 3 NUR 873 Nurs Care/Childrearing 4
HSM 241 Health Care Delivery Sys 3 NUR 875 Nurs Care/Childbearing 4
13 Citizenship Global 3
NUR 880 Leadership Mgmnt 3 NUR 884 Career Mgmnt/Nurs 2
NUR 881 Psych/Mental Hlth 5 NUR 885 High Acuity Nursing 5
NUR 883 Public Health Nursing 5 NUR 886 Synthesis/Nurs Prac 6
Citizenship US 3 13