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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Nursing, BSN


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Nursing Curriculum


  Department and Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Spr. Cr.

First Year

                               
MAJOR NURS 140 - (FYOC, FYDT) Introduction to Nursing Concepts 1&2   3
GE NSCI CHEM 110-111 - (E) Introductory Chemistry   3 3
GE NSCI BIOL 110 -111 - (E) Human Anatomy and Physiology   4 4
GE WRTG WRTG 107 - (FYW) Composition   3  
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Elective   3
GE PHIL PHIL 120 - Introduction to Philosophy   3  
GE S/BH PSYC 110 - (S) Fundamentals of Psychology   3  
GE HUMN HUMN  - Humanities Elective   3
GE FSEM First Year Seminar *    
    16 16

Second Year

   
MAJOR NURS 250 - Physical Assessment Related to Health Patterns 2 3  
MAJOR NURS 251 - Fundamentals of Nursing 2   4
MAJOR NURS 262 - Pharmacology I     1.5
COGNATE NUTR 220 - Nutrition for the Health Care Professions 1   3
COGNATE BIOL 210 - Introductory Medical Microbiology   3  
GE QUAN PSYC 210 - (Q) Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences     3
GE PHIL PHIL 210 - Ethics   3  
GE T/RS T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible  – T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology   3 3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Electives 3  
GE S/BH PSYC ELECT - Psychology Elective   3
    15 17.5

Third Year

   
MAJOR NURS 350 - Nursing Care of the Adult I  – NURS 371 - Nursing Care of the Adult II   5.5 5.5
MAJOR NURS 352-352L - Mental Health Nursing (W - lab only)   5.5  
MAJOR NURS 373 - Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family 3   5
MAJOR NURS 360 - Pharmacology II  – NURS 361 - Pharmacology III   1.5 1.5
GE PHIL PHIL 212 - (P) Medical Ethics 4 3  
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Elective   3
    15.5 15

Fourth Year

   
MAJOR NURS 450 - Nursing Care of the Adult III   5.5  
MAJOR NURS 452 - Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents 3 4.5  
MAJOR NURS 493 - (EPW) Research in Nursing   3  
MAJOR NURS 471 - (D) Community Health Nursing     3.5
MAJOR NURS 472 - Advanced Nursing Concepts 5   6
MAJOR NURS 491 - Senior Seminar     1
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Electives  3 3
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Electives   3
    16 16.5
 

Total: 127.5 Credits

1Fall or spring semester
2Community Based Learning
3Junior Spring or Senior Fall Semester
4 Recommended by the Department
5ROTC option available

*The selection of a First Year Seminar is likely to fulfill requirements both for the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement.  Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester.  Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.
 

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