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BSN Nursing with MSU-Bozeman

This program of study is designed for students planning to apply to the MSU-Bozeman BSN Nursing Program.

Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better (not “C-“) in each of the courses with no more than one repeat per course. Students must apply to Montana State University-Bozeman’s College of Nursing and go through the placement process. The College of Nursing has two separate application rounds. Please contact Wendy Minster, Program Assistant at 406.771.4451 for more information.

The information on transfer programs is subject to change. Students should contact: MSU-Bozeman College of Nursing, Great Falls Campus at 771.4450 or the main campus at 406.994.3783.

Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Estimated costs are for the Great Falls College portion of this plan of study. Please contact the partnering school for information on the estimated cost of classes there.

Tuition and Fees $6,835
Application Fee $30
Lab/Course Fees $235
Books $2,464
Total $9,565

Many students need preliminary math, science, and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.

I. Montana University System Core - 32 Credits

Communication - 6 Credits (3 credits written, 3 credits verbal)

WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
Select one of the following:
COMX 111Intro to Public Speaking3
COMX 115Intro to Interpersonal Communc +3

Mathematics - 4 Credits

STAT 216Introduction to Statistics **,+4

Humanities - 3 Credits

Select one of the following:
CRWR 240Intro Creative Writing Wrkshp +3
LIT 110Intro to Lit +3
LIT 291Special Topics-Literature +3
PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy +3
PHL 110Introduction to Ethics +3
WGSS 242Gender and Equality +3

Fine Arts - 3 Credits

Select one of the following:
ARTH 160Global Visual Culture +3
ARTZ 101Art Fundamentals +3
ARTZ 105Visual Language-Drawing +3
MUSI 101Enjoyment of Music +3
MUSI 103Fundamntls of Musical Creation +3
MUSI 203American Popular Music +3
MUSI 207World Music (equiv to 307) +3

Natural Sciences - 7 Credits (Must include 1 lab course)

CHMY 121Intro to General Chem w/Lab **,+4
NUTR 221Basic Human Nutrition +3

Social Sciences - 6 Credits

PSYX 100Introduction to Psychology +3
PSYX 230Developmental Psychology +3

Cultural Diversity - 3 Credits

Select one of the following:
ANTY 101Anthro & the Human Experience +3
LSH 244American Cultural Values +3
NASX 204Intro to NA Beliefs & Philsphy (N) +3
NASX 232MT Ind Cltrs/Hstry/Iss (=332) (N) +3
NASX 240Native American Lit (=to 340) (N) +3
SIGN 101Intro to American Sign Lang +3

II. Additional Required Courses - 19 Credits

BIOH 201Human Anat Phys I/Lab (= 301) **,+4
BIOH 211Human Anat Phys II & Lab(=311) *,+4
BIOM 250Microbiology for Hlth Sci wLab *,+4
CHMY 123Intro to Organic/Biochem w/Lab *,+4
SOCI 101Introduction to Sociology +3

A student must complete CHMY 121 prior to, or concurrently with, BIOH 201.

If you are interested in completing an Associate of Science with Great Falls College Montana State University, please contact your advisor to determine the additional courses needed.