OLOL College

Traditional BSN Admission Requirements

An applicant must complete 31-32 hours of required pre-nursing courses prior to enrollment in the BSN program. Of the 31-32 hours of required prerequisites, the following 16-17 hours must be completed prior to application with a grade of C or better and appear on the transcript.

  • ACSM 1110: Introduction to College Education (1 credit hour)
  • WRIT 1310: College Writing I (3 credit hours)
  • MATH 1315: College Algebra (3 credit hours)
  • CHEM 1310: Chemical Fundamentals (3 credit hours)
  • BIOL 2310: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (3 credit hours)
  • BIOL 2310L: Human Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit hour)
  • PSYC 1310: Introductory Psychology (3 credit hours)

Additionally, it is recommended that all applicants to the traditional BSN program meet the following minimum admission requirements:

  1. Be accepted for full admission to OLOL College.
  2. Be in good academic standing at OLOL College.
  3. Have completed 9 credit hours at OLOL College.
  4. Have completed with a grade of C or better or have in progress the following pre-requisite courses: WRIT 1311, BIOL 2311, BIOL 2311L BIOL 2325, BIOL 2325L, PSYC 2330, NURS 1730*.
  5. Have earned a grade point average of 2.75 or higher on non-nursing courses in the BSN curriculum.
  6. Have earned a grade of C or better in the non-nursing courses in the BSN curriculum.
  7. Be in good academic standing from any previously admitted nursing programs(s). A letter of good standing should be submitted in support of the application and mailed to the Office of Admissions at the time of application.
  8. Have completed the HESI Admission Assessment with a score of 75% or higher. The time limit for the HESI Admission Assessment is five years.

* Please note: These pre-requisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to beginning the first semester of the nursing curriculum.  
Final program acceptance is contingent on approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).