Curriculum


BSN Curriculum

Semester I Courses

  • First Semester Seminar (3 cr.)
  • BL 111 Anatomy and Physiology I (4 cr.)
  • CORE Elective (3 cr.)
  • CA 108 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.)
  • EN 101 Persuasive Writing (CH 107 Fundamental Chemistry, if needed, or Elective)(3 cr.)

Semester II Courses

  • NUR 110 Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice (3 cr.)
  • BL 112 Anatomy and Physiology II (4 cr.)
  • PS 190 Life-Span Human Development (3 cr.)
  • Moral/Ethical Reasoning elective (PL 102 Introduction to Bioethics recommended) (3 cr.)

Semester III Courses

  • NUR 210 Health Assessment (4  (3/1) cr.*)
  • NUR 212 Pathophysiology I (3 cr.)
  • ED 203 Principles of Health in Teaching (3 cr.)
  • BL 202 Microbiology (3 cr.)
  • BL 203 Microbiology Laboratory ( 1 cr.)
  • EN 102 Research Writing (3 cr.)

Semester IV Courses

  • NUR 222 Pharmacology (3 cr.)
  • NUR 224 Chronicity in Adult and Gerian Health (6 (4/2) cr.**)
  • MT 113 Applied Algebra for Health Sciences (3 cr.)
  • BU 209 Healthcare Economics (3 cr.)

Semester V Courses

  • NUR 300 Nutrition (3 cr.)
  • NUR 310 Evidence Based Nursing Practice (3 cr.)
  • NUR 314 Mental Health (4 cr.)
  • NUR 420 Population Focused Health (4 cr.**)

Semester VI Courses     

  • NUR 322 Maternal Newborn Health (4 (3/1) cr.**)
  • NUR 324 Pediatric Health (3 cr.)
  • CORE class (3 cr.)
  • CORE class (3 cr.)
  • Elective (3 cr.)

Semester VII Courses

  • NUR 410 Pathophysiology II (2 cr.)
  • NUR 412 Adult/Geriatric Health - Acute Care - (7 (3/4) cr.**) 
  • NUR 414 Holism and Diversity (3 cr.)
  • Nursing elective (2 cr., choose 1) 
  • NUR 415 Critical Care Nursing (2 cr.) 
  • NUR 417 Spiritual Health (2 cr.)  
  • NUR 419 Latino/Hispanic Focused Health (2 cr.)

Semester VIII Courses

  • NUR 426 Leadership for Change (3 cr.)
  • NUR 428 Transition into Professional Practice (6 (2/4) cr.**)
  • CA 340 Professional Communication (3 cr.)
  • Elective (3 cr.)

*This course has 1 credit of lab which equals 2 hours a week of lab time
**This course has a clinical component which equals 3 hours per week for every 1 credit of clinical