Prerequisites: Four-year track

Admission Requirements:

Applications for admission to the Four-Year BSN Track open on or about Nov. 1 for fall admission or April 2 for spring admission. Please see the BSN Application Instructions for deadlines for the current term.  Applications must include the following:

  1. Documentation of admission to the University of South Carolina Upstate. (Official transcripts are required for admission to USC Upstate.)
  2. A completed application to the Mary Black School of Nursing.
  3. A copy of all college transcripts that demonstrate completion of 61 credit hours of the courses below.

SC Technical College Equivalents PDF Document


Course Name | Course Number | Credit Hours

English Composition ENGL 101 3 credits

English Literature ENGL 102 3 credits

Public Speaking SPCH 201 3 credits

Intro to Psychology PSYC 101 3 credits

Developmental Psychology PSYC 302 3 credits

Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 243/243L 4 credits

Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 244/244L 4 credits

Principles of Microbiology BIOL 250 /250L 4 credits

Chemistry of Living Things CHEM 109/109L 4 credits

Pathophysiology NURS 308 or BIOL 370 3 Credits

American or World History HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 105, HIST 106 3 credits

Intro to Computer Science CSCI 138 or INFO 101 3 credits

Mathematics (College Algebra) MATH 120 or MATH 121 3 credits

Statistics MATH 102 3 credits

Fine Arts African American Culture, Art , Music or Theatre elective 3 credits

Foreign Language Choose 1 – ASLG 101, FREN 101, SPAN 101, GERM 101, CHIN 101 3 credits

Nutrition NURS 301  3 credits

Elective Recommended Electives: UNIV 101, NURS 230, LIBR 201, SOCY  101  3 credits

Elective Recommended Electives: UNIV 101, NURS 230, LIBR 201, SOCY  101  3 credits