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    Seattle University
  Feb 23, 2018
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, BSN

For Entering Freshmen and Transfer Students

Seattle University College of Nursing has a 75-year history of outstanding baccalaureate education in nursing, with an equally long tradition of community outreach and service. The aim of the College of Nursing is to provide students with the critical thinking tools and educational preparation necessary for professional practice, combined with an emphasis on values and service to others derived from the Jesuit tradition.


To earn the bachelor of science in nursing, students must complete a minimum of 180 quarter credits. The number of contact hours for lecture, lab, and practice/clinical courses is consistent with university policy on course scheduling. A 2.50 cumulative and 2.75 major/department grade point average is required for degree completion. All courses required for the BSN degree must be graded C (2.00) or better. Program requirements include:

III. Electives

  • Students take a total of 5 credits of general electives throughout their academic careers (5)


Admitted students are required to work with a designated academic advisor to develop a plan for sequence of study to meet program requirements.