Entry Level BSN Program

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Course Requirements

Prerequisite Course Requirements (Fall 2014 & Winter 2015)
CourseSemester Hours
Written communication (College-level written composition) 6
Social behavioral sciences (One PSYC and Human Growth and Development) 6
Arts & Humanities (Any HIST, ARTS, PHIL, HUMN, LITR, THEA, FILM, MUSC, DANC, WRIT or foreign language) 6
Mathematics (Math 1040 or above and Statistics) 6
Natural/physical sciences (Anatomy and physiology, at least 6 semester hours with lab (5 semester hours of combined anatomy and physiology with 3 semester hours of biology may be substituted); chemistry, at least 3 semester hours; microbiology, at least 3 semester hours) 12
Nutrition  3
Total General Education Semester Hours 39

Core required courses by semester (Fall 2014 & Winter 2015)
SemesterCourse NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
Semester I NUR 3002 Introduction to Baccalaureate Nursing Education 3
NUR 3160 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3
NUR 3005 Mathematical Applications for Nursing Practice 2
PHS 4904 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing 4
Semester II NUR 3130 Foundations of Professional Nursing 6
NUR 3032 Foundations of Pathophysiology 3
NUR 3029 Foundations of Health Assessment 3
NUR 3131 Problem Solving Strategies for Nursing Practice 1
Semester III         NUR 3180 Primary Concepts of Adult Nursing I 6
NUR 3191 Pharmacological Basis for Nursing I 2
BHS 3110 Health Care Ethics 3
Semester IV NUR 4110 Primary Concepts of Adult Nursing II 6
NUR 3192 Pharmacological Basis for Nursing II 2
NUR 4020 The Nurse as a Leader & Manager 3
Semester V NUR 4130 Concepts of Maternal-Child Nursing & Families 5
NUR 3050 Research Methodologies and Evidence-Based Practice 3
NUR 4160 Genetics for Nursing Practice 2
NUR 4250 Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 4
NUR 4150 Population Nursing Practice 4
NUR 4030 Business of Health Care 3
Semester VII NUR 4120 Advanced Concepts of Adult Nursing 5
NUR 4180 Nursing Practicum 6
NUR 4172 Nursing in Today’s Health Care Environment 3
Total Credits 82
Course Description

For Entry Level Nursing course descriptions please see the Undergraduate Student Catalog