Nursing & Health Sciences

Pre-Application Requirements BSN Basic Track

The following information is a list of requirements and steps you'll need to take before you apply to our BSN program. You can click on each link for more details.

  1. Be currently enrolled as a student at LCSC. Not enrolled? Apply Now!
  2. Complete all General Education Core Requirements
    • An overall 2.0 GPA in core courses is required (LCSC college policy) 
  3. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale). 
    • Cumulative GPA is based on completed coursework from all colleges and universities attended.
  4. Have a minimum Science/Stats GPA of 2.75 (based on a 4.0 scale) Calculate your GPA
    • Combined GPA of 2.75 or higher in: BIOL 252 & 253, CHEM 105, BIOL 250, PSYC 300
  5. Complete Pre-Requisite Courses with "C" grade or better in each course
  6. Complete the HESI Admission Assessment Exam (HESI A²) Minimum score of 75% required
    • We do NOT accept TEAS V or ATI TEAS scores.
  7. Be Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) or LCSC Equivalency
    • Though not a requirement, CNA's with paid work experience totalling 500+ hours may be eligible for extra points. See link above for details.
  8. Assess equivalency of transfer courses
  9. Students with English as a second language must meet miminum English requirements