Curriculum

BSN Curriculum Semester I Courses First Semester Se minar (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 Foundati


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 424 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