Healthcare Studies, B.S. - STEM Foundations for Nursing

The STEM Foundations in Nursing concentration is specifically for students who are planning to apply to the BS in Nursing program at SCSU. The program requirements list all of the HLS major requirements, plus the prerequisites for the Nursing program. The requirements can be found in the Catalog page here.

  • Students preparing to apply to the Nursing program at Southern must complete the courses listed under “Nursing Prerequisites and Cognates” with a grade of ‘C+’ or better in each if taken prior to fall 2023 and a grade of a ‘B-‘ or better in each if taken fall 2023 or later. Students who have earned three or more grades below the minimum required in any of the Nursing prerequisites are ineligible to apply for the Nursing program, as described on the BS Nursing Website.
  • To continue in this concentration, students must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA and have no more than two grades below the minimum grades required in any of the Nursing prerequisites. Students who do not meet these requirements will need to select a different major or select a different Healthcare Studies concentration. Students who do not select a different major or concentration will be removed from the STEM Foundations for Nursing program.