BSN Handbook & Curriculum

BSN Handbook

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Curriculum

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If ACT is Requisite Course(s)
Math 0-19  MAT 110 then MAT 140C
Math 19-20 MAT 140C
(Meet Algebra requirement first to avoid needing MAT 117)  
ENG 0-17 & REA 0-19  ENG 105 + ENG 111 + REA 112
ENG 0-17 & REA 20-36  ENG 105 + ENG 111
ENG 18 or > & REA 0-19 ENG 105 + REA 112

Course sequence

Year 1 (31 total hours)

Fall 1 (16 total hours)

  • COM 161 Public Speaking* (3 credit hours)

  • MAT 140 College Algebra* (4 credit hours)

  • BIO 101 Biological Concepts (3 credit hours)

  • BIO 100 Biological Concepts (1 credit hour)

  • NUR 100T Orientation (1 credit hour)

  • ENG 105 Composition* (4 credit hours)

Spring 1 (15 total hours)

  • BIO 227 Human Anatomy* (2 credit hours)

  • BIO 228 Human Anatomy Lab* (2 credit hours)

  • PSY 180 General Psychology* (3 credit hours)

  • CHE 111 Essentials of Chem and Biochemistry* (5 credit hours)

  • PHI 202 Ethics* (3 credit hours)

Year 2 (31 total hours)

Fall 2 (16 total hours)

  • BIO 229 Human Physiology* (3 credit hours)

  • BIO 230 Human Physiology Lab* (1 credit hour)

  • NTN 230 Nutrition* (3 credit hours)

  • EDP 260 Psychology of Human Development* (3 credit hours)

  • Global Awareness Elective (3 credit hours)

  • CIV 201 or 202 World Civilizations (3 credit hours)

Spring 2 (15 total hours)

  • NUR 200 Introduction to Nursing Concepts (4 credit hours)

  • STA 135 Intro to Probability and Stats (4 credit hours)

  • NUR 301 Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice (3 credit hours)

  • NUR 202 Nursing Assessment and Interventions (90 clinical hours, 4 credit hours (2,2))

Year 3 (29 total hours)

Fall 3 (14 total hours)

  • NUR 205 Pharmacology in Nursing (3 credit hours)

  • NUR 206 Nursing Practice Fundamentals (90 clinical hours, 5 credit hours (3, 2))

  • NUR 306 Introduction to Research & Evidence Based Practice (3 credit hours)

  • HUM 211 or HUM 212 Humanities (3 credit hours)

Spring 3 (15 total hours)

  • University Studies Elective (3 credit hours)

  • NUR 302 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (45 clinical hours, 3 credit hours (2, 1))

  • NUR 305 Nursing Care of the Childrearing Family (45 clinical hours, 3 credit hours (2, 1))

  • NUR 307 Nursing Care of Adults I (90 clinical hours, 6 credit hours (4, 2))

Year 4 (29 total hours)

Fall 4 (15 total hours)

  • UR 308 Nursing Care of Adults II (90 clinical hours, 6 credit hours (4, 2))

  • NUR 410 Community Health Nursing (45 clinical hours, 4 credit hours (3, 1))

  • NUR 402 Psychiatric Nursing (45 clinical hours, 4 credit hours (3, 1))

  • NUR 400 Applied Pharmacology (1 credit hour)

Spring 4 (14 total hours)

  • NUR 408 Nursing Care of Adults III (90 clinical hours, 6 credit hours (4, 2))

  • NUR 412 Leadership & Management in Nursing (45 clinical hours, 4 credit hours (3, 1))

  • NUR 407 Integration Practicum (135 clinical hours, 4 credit hours (1, 3))

Total Precepted Clinical hours: 810 hours

Total course credit hours: 120 hours

* Courses required. 47 hours required to be completed for admission.

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