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Nursing & Health Professions | Pre-Licensure BSN Curriculum Plan

Pre-Nursing Courses

Recommended course sequence for nursing prerequisite courses and general education requirements:

Freshman Year 1st Semester Credits Pre/Co-Requisites
CRS 101 Critical Reading/Writing Seminar I

MATH 108 Finite Mathematics

BIOL 121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

HPNU 120 Medical Terminology

PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology

4

4

4

1

3

 

 

BIOL 101 or Acuplacer

 

 

Freshman Year 2nd Semester Credits Pre/Co-Requisites
CRS 102 Critical Reading/Writing Seminar II

ENGL 107 College Composition

BIOL 122 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

CHEM 113 Chemistry for Health Sciences

SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology

3

3

4

4

3

CRS 101

CRS 101

BIOL 121

MATH 108

 

Sophomore Year 1st Semester Credits Pre/Co-Requisites
BIOL 130 Microbiology for Health Professions

MATH 110 Introduction to Statistics

HPNU 200 Nutrition, Diet Therapy, Health Promotion

Foreign Language¹ – Intro I (or other Gen Ed²)

Other General Education Requirement²

4

3

3

3

3

 

MATH 108

CHEM 113 recommended

 

 

Sophomore Year 2nd Semester Credits Pre/Co-Requisites
HPNU 210 Pathophysiology

PHIL 251 Bioethics

Foreign Language¹ – Intro II (or other Gen Ed²)

Other General Education Requirement²

Other General Education Requirement²

Other General Education Requirement²

3

3

3

3

3

3

BIOL 121, BIOL 122, BIOL 130, CHEM 113

 

 

 

 

 

¹Foreign Language: Please see academic advisor for language waiver options.

²Other General Education Requirements include:

Fine Arts (3 cr.)
Religious Studies (3 cr.)
History (3 cr.)
Literature (3 cr.)

-It is recommended that students complete all general education requirements before starting the Nursing Program; however, CAS students may complete up to 9 credits of the following courses while in the Nursing Program: Literature, Fine Arts, Religious Studies, History, or Foreign Language. All other general education and nursing prerequisite course requirements listed above MUST be successfully completed before starting the Nursing Program.

 

Admission to the Nursing Program

Early in the final semester of general education and nursing prerequisite courses, students submit a formal application to the Nursing Program.

 

Nursing Courses

Course sequence for pre-licensure BSN program:

Junior Year 1st Semester Credits
NURS 117  Foundations for Professional Nursing Practice

NURS 215  Pharmacology

NURS 220  Health Promotion, Policy, and Politics

NURS 222  Health Assessment

5

3

3

3

Junior Year 2nd Semester Credits
NURS 350  Medical-Surgical Nursing I

NURS 461  Pediatric Nursing

SNHP 405 Informatics and Data Management

NURS 330  Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

6

5

3

3

Senior Year 1st Semester Credits
NURS 361  Medical-Surgical Nursing II

NURS 460  Maternity and Newborn Nursing

NURS 410  Leadership and Management of Healthcare

NURS 480  Nursing Care of Older Adults

6

5

3

2

Senior Year 2nd Semester Credits
NURS 360  Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

NURS 420  Community and Public Health Nursing

NURS 491  Senior Seminar

NURS 491C  Senior Clinical Practicum

5

5

2

2

 

 

 


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