Nursing Major (B.S.N.)

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.

Program Requirements Overview

General Education Requirements19
World Languages and Cultures Requirements3-6
Major Requirements95
Free Electives3-0
Total Credits120

Major Requirements

Required Collateral Courses
BIOL 244Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 245Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIOL 255Survey of Microbiology4
CHEM 114Fundamentals of Chemistry for Nursing3
STAT 109Statistics3
NUFD 182Nutrition: A Socioecological Perspective3
Major Requirements
NURS 200Pathophysiology3
NURS 210Professional Nursing4
NURS 220Human Growth Development Across the Lifespan3
NURS 230Pharmacology3
NURS 240Health Assessment for Diverse Populations: Didactic and Practicum4
NURS 406Genetics and Genomics for Clinical Nursing3
NURS 315Family Centered Care of Adults Elderly: Didactic Practicum6
NURS 325Care of Childbearing Family: Didactic and Practicum6
NURS 335Family Centered Care of Infants, Children and Adolescents: Didactic and Practicum6
NURS 340Information Technology and Nursing Practice3
NURS 350Evidence Based Practice in Nursing3
NURS 405Family Centered Behavioral Health: Didactic Practicum6
NURS 415Nursing Leadership: Theory and Practicum6
NURS 420Transprofessional Communication Collaboration3
NURS 435Population and Global Health: Didactic and Practicum6
NURS 450Nursing Scholarship3
NURS 465Integration6
Total Credits95

General Education Requirements

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A. New Student Seminar
NURS 199Introduction to Nursing1
C. Communication
1. Writing
WRIT 105College Writing I3
2. Literature
WRIT 106College Writing II3
3. Communication
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
F. Humanities
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
H. Mathematics
Statistics (Fulfilled in the major.)
I. Natural Science Laboratory
Anatomy and Physiology I (Fulfilled in the major.)
K. Social Science
2. Global Cultural Perspectives3
3. Social Science Perspectives 3
L. Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Growth Development Across the Lifespan (Fulfilled in the major.)
Total Credits19

World Languages and Cultures Requirements

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World Languages
Based on placement exam complete one or two sequential courses in one language.3-6
World Cultures
Population and Global Health: Didactic and Practicum (Fulfilled in the major.)
Total Credits3-6

Recommended Roadmap to Degree Completion

This recommended four-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within four years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar 1
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing 3
 Credits4
Spring
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication 3
 Credits6
 Total Credits10