Nursing

Nursing (BSN)

We are excited about the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Potomac State College Campus of WVU and the WVU School of Nursing. The signing of the MOU is the first step in the process to open a new location of the WVU School of Nursing’s Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) program on the PSC campus.

Students will continue to be able to complete all the prerequisites for the BSN program on the PSC campus and then apply to the WVU School of Nursing program.  Upon acceptance, students will then have the option to choose the PSC campus to begin and complete the BSN degree.

To be eligible to apply to the BSN program, applicants must have completed the following:

  • English Composition – ENG 101 (3 credits)
  • Intro to Psychology – PSYC 101 (3 credits)
  • Intro to Nursing – NSG 100 (2 credits)
  • College Algebra – MATH 126 (3 credits)
  • Chemistry with lab – CHEM 111 or 115 (4 credits)
  • Chemistry with lab – CHEM 112 or 116 (4 credits)
  • General Biology with lab – BIOL 102/104 (4 credits)
  • Anatomy and Physiology – PSIO 107 (4 credits)*

* PSC students take BIOL 230 (Anatomy and Physiology I)

In addition to the above required courses, students can also take statistics (STATS 211), developmental psychology (PSYC 241), Nutrition (HNF 171) and/or Anthropology (SOCA 105), which are required course during the sophomore year of the nursing program.

While the School of Nursing has various options, including RN to BSN, on the Morgantown campus, those will not initially be available on the PSC campus.

PSC offers the advantage of small classrooms for the required prerequisite courses that allow students to get to know their instructors. To view the pre-nursing program available at PSC, please visit: http://catalog.wvu.edu/potomacstatecollegeofwvu/stem/prenursing/.  For more information about the BSN offered through the WVU School of nursing, please visit: https://nursing.hsc.wvu.edu/students/undergraduate-programs/bachelor-of-science/.