Requests to change to Pre-nursing from another major will be held until all grades are in for a given semester.
To change to Pre-Nursing, current Baylor students must meet the following criteria:
Students who are approved to change to the Pre-nursing major must follow all policies of the current catalog at the time they change.
Process for Requesting to Change Major
For students interested in changing their major to Pre-nursing:
Please note your major will not be changed until you have communicated with the Pre-nursing Coordinator to discuss the possible change of major.
Common questions for students considering changing to the Pre-nursing major:
What are the classes a Pre-nursing student takes?
Our 4-year Major Academic Planner (MAP) for the BSN degree can be found here.
Other admission requirements to be officially admitted into the Louise Herrington School of Nursing include:
Baylor University students wishing to apply to LHSON must be in good standing; classified as a PNU2; and must meet the following admission criteria:
Formal application to the School of Nursing is required through NursingCas. Application deadlines for the Traditional Program are January 15 for fall admission and May 31 for spring admission. Acceptance to the School of Nursing is term specific. Students are not granted automatic deferment of acceptance.
Can I receive a prerequisite override to register for Pre-nursing only courses during early registration?
Students who are not pre-nursing will not be given prerequisite overrides to register for NUR 1101. To register for this course a student must officially be changed to pre-nursing. Students will have to wait to modify their schedules at the end of the term should they meet the requirements to officially be changed to nursing.
If you have any further questions regarding this change of major information, please e-mail Kyle Pyron, Kyle_Pyron@baylor.edu