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Curriculum

Standard Curriculum Pattern for Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) Students

Freshman Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
UNIV 101 Orientation to University 1 UNIV 102 The University Experience 1
COMM 101 Freshman Writing I 3 COMM 102 Freshman Writing II 3
SSCI 105 Introduction to Social Science 3 COMM 103 Oral Communication Skills 3
BIOL 127 Microbiology 4 HUMN 101 Intro. to Humanities 3
MATH 116 Survey of Mathematics 3 CHEM 100 Intro. Chemistry 4
NURS 105 Introduction to Professional Nursing 1 UNIV 112 Intro. to Ethical Practice 1
      PSYC 212 Life-span Development 3
  NURS 106 Introduction to Nursing Foundations 1

Please note: Admission into the BSN program occurs by application prior to the beginning of the sophomore year course sequence. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater and completion of the coursework listed for the freshman year level is required for admission into the BSN program and enrollment into the sophomore year level nursing classes.

Sophomore Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
NURS 216 Nursing Assessment 2 NURS 207 Art of Nursing II 2
NURS 216L Nursing Assessment Lab 2 NURS 207L Art of Nursing II Lab 1
NURS 205 Science of Nursing 2 HSCI 304 Pathophysiology I 2
NURS 206 Art of Nursing I 2 HSCI 307 Pharmacology I 2
NURS 206L Art of Nursing I Lab 1 BIOL 252 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
HSCI 204 Nutrition 3 PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIOL 251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4   Liberal Learning Outcomes Course** 3

Please note: Progression from the sophomore year level to the junior year level in the BSN program requires completion of the coursework listed for the freshman year level and sophomore year level, a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater, and a GPA within the major (all HSCI and NURS courses) of 2.75 or greater.

Junior Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
NURS 305 Childbearing Transitions 2 NURS 304 Pediatric Nursing 2
NURS 305L Childbearing Transitions Lab 2 NURS 304L Pediatric Nursing Lab 2
NURS 320 Nursing in Altered Health I 2 NURS 321 Nursing in Altered Health II 3
NURS 320L Nursing in Altered Health I Lab 2 NURS 321L Nursing in Altered Health II Lab 2
NURS 334 Mental Health Nursing 3 HSCI 302 Health Ethics & Policy 3
NURS 334L Mental Health Nursing Lab 1   Liberal Learning Outcomes Course** 3
HSCI 305 Pathophysiology II 2  
HSCI 308 Pharmacology II 2  

Please note: Progression from the junior year  level to the senior year level in the BSN program requires completion of the coursework listed for the freshman year level, sophomore year level, and junior year level, a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, and a GPA within the major (all HSCI and NURS courses) of 2.75 or higher.

Senior Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
NURS 404 Nursing Research 3 UNIV 459 Senior Capstone 3
NURS 422 Nursing in Altered Health III 4 NURS 454 Nursing Leadership & Management Trends 3
NURS 422L Nursing in Altered Health III Lab 2 NURS 460 Nursing Practicum 1
NURS 436 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan 1 NURS 460L Nursing Practicum Lab 4
NURS 436L Health Promotion Across the Lifespan Lab 1 NURS 467 Community Heath Nursing 2
  Liberal Learning Outcomes Course** 3 NURS 467L Community Health Nursing Lab 2
  NURS 433 NCLEX Review 1

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