The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with the required Great Commission Minor is a four-year program designed to develop graduates who advance the profession of nursing and have a global impact on healthcare by modeling moral leadership and evidence-based practice, utilizing critical thinking and communication skills, and embodying the character and servanthood of Jesus Christ.

Graduates of the Rielin & Salmen School of Nursing will gain a variety of clinical experiences in multiple practice sites and work with indigent and vulnerable populations as well as become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), which is a requirement to practice as a professional registered nurse.

Admissions Criteria

  • Completion of all pre-requisite courses
  • Acceptance to nursing program (additional application for admission)
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • A grade of B or higher in MA 101, BI 212, and BI 213


  • Adult health
  • Fundamentals
  • Health assessment
  • Maternal health
  • Mental health
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pediatric health
  • Pharmacology


  • Correctional nursing
  • Faith-based / Parrish nursing
  • Forensic nursing
  • Home health nursing
  • Hospice nursing
  • Occupational health nursing
  • School nursing

School of Nursing Pre-Core Curriculum

School of Nursing Course Curriculum



Truett McConnell University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Dr. Celeste S. Dunnington, RN, MSN, Dean of Rielin-Salmen School of Nursing and Associate Professor of Nursing
706-865-2134, ext. 6000