Small Photo of Stethoscope BSN Program of Study


Students begin taking general education and pre-requisite coursework before they are eligible for the nursing program. Courses marked with asterisk are pre-requisites for nursing program and must be completed before starting nursing courses.

 

Pre-Requisite and General Education

General Education Category Rhetoric and Composition

  • Composition I*
  • Composition II*

General Education Humanities & Fine Arts

  • Historical Understanding
  • Literature
  • Thought, Values & Beliefs
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Non-Western Culture

 General Education Natural Science

  • Microbiology*
  • General Chemistry*

General Education Behavioral Science

  • Introduction to Psychology*
  • Behavioral Science (cannot be a psychology)

 General Education Mathematics & Statistics

  • College Algebra
  • Statistics

 Additional Pre-requisite Coursework 

  • Anatomy*
  • Physiology*
  • Nursing Pathophysiology*
  • 3 credit hour elective of choice

 *Courses marked with asterisk must be completed before starting nursing courses.  Students are admitted to the nursing program every fall and every spring semester. 

  

Nursing Coursework

 

1st Semester of Nursing

  • Nurs 2110 Intro to conceptual thinking (3)
  • Nurs 2120 Health Assessment (3)
  • Nurs 2160 Pharmacology (1)
  • Nurs 2150 Foundations of Nursing Practice (7)
 

2nd Semester of Nursing       

  • Nurs 3250 Care of the Adult-chronic health (8)
  • Nurs 3260 Care of the patient-mental health needs (4)
 

3rd Semester of Nursing

  • Nurs 3310:  The individual in prof practice (3)
  • Nurs 3350: Care of the family: child bearing (5)
  • Nurs 3360: Care of the family: child rearing (5)
 

4th Semester of Nursing

  • Nurs 4410: Research  (3)
  • Nurs 4420: Professional nursing in the health care (3)
  • Nurs 4450: Care of the adult with complex needs (7)
 

5th Semester of Nursing

  • Nurs 4510: Integrations of conceptual thinking (3)
  • Nurs 4550: Concepts of community health (6)
  • Nurs 4560:  Pharmacology (2)
  • Nurs 4570:  Advanced clinical practice (2)