Sequence of Courses

Eight-Semester BSN Regular Track Program

Effective Spring 2015


Prerequisites
(Suggested sequence of courses)

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENG 101 Composition I 3
MATH Core Math (Math 120 or higher - does not include Math 122 or 123) 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3
BIOL 189 Fundamentals of Life Science 4
CEP 123 College and Career Success 2
Total Credits 15

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENG 102 Composition II 3
BIOL 223 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CHEM 112 Intro to Chemistry for Health Sciences 4
CH 203 Amer. Experience & Const. Change 3
(Select) Core Cultural Diversity Course 3
Total Credits 17

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
BIOL 224 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CHS 421 Health & Wellness Across the Lifespan 3
BIOL 251 Microbiology 4
SOC 101 OR ANTH 101 Principles of Sociology OR Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
(Select) Core Fine Arts Course 3
Total Credits 17

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
COM 101 Intro to Speech Communication 3
PSY 210 Intro to Statistical Method 3
(Select) Core Humanities Course 3
NURS 140 Medical Terminology 2
NURS 337 Pathophysiology 3
Total Credits 14

Upper Division Nursing

Fifth Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
NURS 301 Health Assessment 4
NURS 304 Nursing Skills and Technology 2
NURS 314 Professional Role Development & Communication 2
NURS 323 Pharmacology 3
NURS 360 Managing Care of Adults I 6
Total Credits 17

Sixth Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
NURS 341 Nursing Care of Children 4
NURS 351 Nursing Care of Childbearing Families 4
NURS 380 Managing Care of Adults II 6
Total Credits 14

Seventh Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
NURS 420 Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing 4
NURS 404 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 4
NURS 460 Managing Care of Adults III 6
Total Credits 13

Eighth Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits
NURS 424 Transition to Practice Seminar 2
NURS 437 Nursing Care in the Community 6
NURS 442 Nursing Leadership, Management and Health Policy 2
NURS 448 Professional Human Care Nursing Practice 3
Total Credits 13
Total Program Credits 120
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