Pre Licensure BSN (Traditional BSN)

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Step #2: Request to take Prenursing Courses

Before you can apply to the School of Nursing Traditional BSN Program Entry, pre-nursing courses must be completed. Students must request approval to take the pre-nursing courses.

The pre-nursing course approval requests must be completed online. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Course Request Approval Form Information Link:

Do I need to meet with an advisor? FAQ

  • Advisor- advising appointment please visit the Academic Advising Website.
  • Create a secondary plan if not accepted
  • Consider working on a minor if not accepted into program the first time 
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Deadline for Application:

  • Fall Approval Requests open on January 15th and close at 11:59 PM CST on April 15th.
  • Spring Approval Requests open August 15th and close at 11:59 PM CST on November 15th.
  • The Pre-Nursing Course Approval Request Form can only be accessed by current TSU through myGateway.

How can I retake a prenursing course? Refer to the progression policy of the School of Nursing and Program Information on the Student Resource Page.

Application Materials

  1. Completed HESI A2 in required testing areas (send to Undergraduate Admissions)
  2. Electronic Copy of Fee Payment Receipt (upload with electronic application)


When will I be notified of my acceptance? Student applying for the spring will be notified late December. Students applying for the fall will be notified in June.

How do I reapply into the program if I was not accepted previously? You will reapply.

Where can I take my HESI A2? Stephenville Campus Testing Center. Testing Center

What sections of the HESI A2 do I need to take? English (reading, grammar, and vocabulary), Math, A&P, Learning Styles, and Critical Thinking.

Please refer to the Traditional BSN Program Guide.