Curriculum

Curriculum

Lower Division

Lower Division consists of a minimum of 61 hours. Students may take some lower division course work online if offered. Students may also complete their lower division course work part time. Admission to lower division takes place through the UL Office of Undergraduate Admission. The list of lower division courses can be found on the PDF provide below. A list of KCTC equivalent lower division courses is also provide below. Students attending a KCTCS school must be admitted to lower division to complete Pathophysiology and Pharmacology at the University of Louisville.

Transfer students from schools not in the KCTCS system are welcome to request a transfer equivalency evaluation through the Office of Transfer Services. Please click here, to find contact information regarding this process.

Upper Division

Admission to upper division is competitive and consists of 59 hours of lecture and clinical course work.  UL School of Nursing accepts 100 students each fall and 100 students each spring.  Upper Division consists of four semesters with no summer courses.  Upper Division does not have an online option.  Classes meet for lecture or clinical Monday-Thursday and can be scheduled anytime between 6am-9pm depending on clinical site.  An innovative curriculum will be implemented in the Fall 2017 semester for the undergraduate BSN program; therefore, for pre-licensure programs completion of a Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) program is a clinical compliance requirement.

The upper division curriculum is listed below.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Lower Division Equivalency with KCTC Courses

Upper Division Curriculum effective Fall 2017