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RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES FOR THE BS AND AAS/BS DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMS

All nursing courses (NUR course codes), with the exception of NUR 320, NUR 401, NUR 410, NUR 420, NUR 430, and NUR 450, have both a didactic and clinical component. Clinical sessions may be held on Sundays and on weekday evenings, depending on the need during the respective semester. Clinical sessions may begin as early as 7:00 am for day sessions, and may end as late as midnight for evening sessions.

Course Credits
Fall I
BIO 101 Principles of Biology I 4
HIS: History Course 3
LLE 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 111 College Mathematics 3
PSY: Psychology Course 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16
Spring I
BIO 102 Principles of Biology II 4
BIO 246 Nutrition and Human Development 3
COC 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
HIS: History Course 3
LLE 102 English Composition II 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16
Fall II
BIO 222 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
LLE: Literature Course 3
NUR 100 Mathematics for Nurses 1
NUR 110 Fundamentals of Nursing 7
NUR 130 Pharmacology in Nursing 3
TOTAL CREDITS 18
Spring II
BIO 223 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
LLE: Literature Course 3
NUR 200 Medical-Surgical Nursing I (formerly NUR 120) 8
TOTAL CREDITS 15
Fall III
BIO 355 Pathophysiology 3
HS 201 Community Service 1
MCO 140 Computer Concepts with Microcomputer Applications 3
NUR 300 Medical-Surgical Nursing II (formerly NUR 240) 5
NUR 330 Mental Health Nursing (formerly NUR 230) 4
TOTAL CREDITS 16
Spring III
BIO 229 Applied Microbiology 4
NUR 301 Medical-Surgical Nursing III (formerly NUR 241) 5
NUR 310 Maternal Child Nursing (formerly NUR 210) 5
NUR 320 Trends in Nursing (formerly NUR 260) 2
TOTAL CREDITS 16
(At this point, dual-degree program students are eligible to be awarded the AAS degree.)
Fall IV
MAT 261 Statistics for Social Science Majors 3
NUR 400 Health Assessment and Promotion 4
NUR 410 Populations at Risk 2
NUR 420 Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 430 Client Education Across the Lifespan 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15
Spring IV
BIO 311 Human Genetics 3
SAS: Sociology Course 3
NUR 401 Advanced Leadership 3
NUR 440 Community Health 3
NUR 450 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16
Total Nursing credits61
Total Liberal Arts credits65
Community Service credit1
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 127


(6-9 credits of liberal arts courses may be necessary if students place out by placement exams in LLE and MAT courses. Course choices will be designated by the Program Director)