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Recommended Sequence of Courses for BS Degree

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 in the morning for day sessions, and may end as late as midnight for evening sessions.

Course Number and Title Credit
BIO 120 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing I 4
LLE 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 111 College Mathematics 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
History course 3
Total Semester Credits 16
BIO 122 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing II 4
BIO 248 Nutrition for Nursing Majors 3
COC 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
LLE 102 English Composition II 3
History course 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Elective Liberal Arts Course 3
Literature Course 3
BIO 229 Applied Microbiology 4
MCO 140 Computer Concepts with Microcomputer Applications 3
Total Semester Credits 13
Elective Liberal Arts Course 3
Literature Course 3
Sociology Course 3
MAT 261 Statistics for Social Science Majors 3
Total Semester Credits 12
BIO 355 Pathophysiology 3
NUR 110 Fundamentals of Nursing 7
NUR 130 Pharmacology in Nursing 3
NUR 411 Health Assessment and Promotion 4
Total Semester Credits 17
HS 201 Community Service 1
NUR 200 Medical-Surgical Nursing I (formerly NUR 120) 8
NUR 410 Populations at Risk 2
NUR 420 Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 450 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
Total Semester Credits 17
NUR 300 Medical-Surgical Nursing II (formerly NUR 240) 5
NUR 330 Mental Health Nursing (formerly NUR 230) 5
NUR 430 Client Education Across the Lifespan 3
NUR 440 Community Health 3
Total Semester Credits 16
BIO 314 Genetics and Genomics 3
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
NUR 485 Advanced Leadership 3
Total Semester Credits 18
Total Program Credits 125


(Students who place out of English Composition and/or College Mathematics will be required to take anywhere from 3 to 9 credits of other liberal arts courses designated by the Program Director. Students may transfer in liberal arts courses from regionally-accredited colleges and universities with the Program Director's permission, evaluation, and a grade of C or better)