You must complete 120 semester hours with at least 40 hours in upper-division courses, maintain at least a 2.50 GPA and complete university general education requirements.
You may transfer up to 66 semester hours of approved course work and four hours of physical education to help meet these requirements.
Complete the following requirements at NIU, a community college, or another accredited institution:
(23 semester hours of the extra-departmental requirements are applicable towards general education credit) Transfer credit for courses available from most community colleges or universities
1 See undergraduate catalog for specific course and residency requirements.
2 See adviser – course waiver possible.
3 Proficiency Testing Credit available at NIU.
EM>Thirty-three semester hours of proficiency/“escrow” credit will be awarded upon successful completion of 12 semester hours of nursing credit with a grade of C or better.
The Bachelor of Science degree requires a total of 120 semester hours. Elective hours may be needed to meet this requirement.
You must also pass drug screening and criminal background checks prior to enrollment in clinical courses
More information is available at www.chhs.niu.edu/nursing/