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Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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 ELECT- Humanities Elective   3
 GE FSEM  First Year Seminar *    
    16 16

Second Year

   
 MAJOR  NURS 250 - Physical and Health Assessment 2 2  
 MAJOR  NURS 250L - (EPW) Physical and Health Assessment Clinical Lab   1  
 MAJOR  NURS 251 - Fundamentals of Nursing 2   2
 MAJOR  NURS 251L - Clinical Experience in Fundamentals of Nursing     2
 MAJOR  NURS 262 - Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurses I     1
 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  OR EDUC 120 - (Q) Applied Statistics   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 Elective   3
 MAJOR   NURS 293 - (EPW) Principles of Research and Evidenced-Based Practice     3
    15 17

Third Year

   
 MAJOR  NURS 350 - Nursing Care of the Adult I   3  
 MAJOR  NURS 350L - Clinical Experience in Nursing Care of Adults I   2  
 MAJOR  NURS 352 - Nursing Care in Psychiatric and Mental Health   3  
 MAJOR  NURS 352L - Clinical Experience in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing   2  
 MAJOR  NURS 360 - Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurses II  — NURS 361 - Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurses III   2 2
 MAJOR  NURS 371 - Nursing Care of Adults II     3
 MAJOR  NURS 371L - Clinical Experience in Nursing Care of Adults II     2
 MAJOR  NURS 373 - Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family 3   3
 MAJOR  NURS 373L - Clinical Experience in Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family     2
 GE PHIL  PHIL 212 - (P) Medical Ethics 4 3  
 GE HUMN  HUMN ELECT - Humanities Electives 3 3
    18 15

Fourth Year

   
 MAJOR  NURS 450 - Nursing Care of Adults III   3  
 MAJOR  NURS 450L - Clinical Experience in Nursing Care of Adults III   2  
 MAJOR  NURS 452 - Nursing Care of Children and Families 3 3  
 MAJOR  NURS 452L - Clinical Experience in Nursing Care of Children and Families   1.5  
 MAJOR  NURS 471 - (D) Nursing Care in Community Health     2
 MAJOR  NURS 471L - Clinical Experience in Nursing Care in Community Health     2
 MAJOR  NURS 472 - Advanced Nursing and Transition to Professional Practice 5   3
 MAJOR  NURS 472L - Clinical Experience in Advanced Nursing and Transition to Professional Practice     3
 MAJOR  NURS 491 - Senior Seminar     2
 GE S/BH  PSYC ELECT - Psychology Elective 3  
 GE ELECT  FREE ELECT - Free Electives 3 3
    15.5 15
 

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.

Students who score less than 13 on the Math Placement DAT or less than 61 on the ALEKS Test must seek individual advising from the Department of Nursing.

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