Academic Programs - BSN Basic

The professional nursing curriculum leads to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing. The undergraduate program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-2001.
The Nursing major is an impacted program that requires students to meet supplemental admission criteria in order to be accepted into the major.
All students who wish to be accepted into the BS nursing major must submit an application to the School of Nursing between Sept and January of each academic year.
Applicants to the Nursing major are screened competitively based on the following indicators:

  • TEAS exam score
  • Cumulative & Pre-requisite GPA
  • Volunteer and/or work experience (optional)

Benchmark Criteria for CSULA Students

Prospective Student Information

BSN BASIC Frequently Asked Questions

Accepted Prerequisite BSN Courses


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