Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

BSN Curriculum

For students entering the program Fall 2020 or later please utilize this curriculum guide

Freshman Year (for students in the program prior to Fall 2020)

*ND 112 Nutrition I
*BIO 121 Anatomy & Physiology I
*BIO 121L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
*CHEM 121 General Chemistry
*CHEM 121L General Chemistry Lab
ENGL 160 Writing Skills
UNIV 100 Living Responsible in an Interdependent World (except if transferred)
*BIO 114 Microbiology for Health Professions
*BIO 114L Microbiology for Health Professions Lab
*BIO 122 Anatomy & Physiology II
*BIO 122L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
SOC 211 Introductory Sociology
PSYC 211 General Psychology
PHIL 113 Introduction to Philosophy

Sophomore Year

**LANG *** Language (1)
NURS 250 Introduction to Professional Concepts
RST 112 Modern Belief
ENGL 180 World Literature
**LANG *** Language (2)
NURS 252 Fundamentals of Nursing
NURS 252C Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical
NURS 252L Fundamentals of Nursing Lab
NURS 253 Health Assessment
NURS 253L Health Assessment Lab

Junior Year

NURS 350 Medical/Surgical Nursing I
NURS 350C Medical/Surgical Nursing I Clinical
PHIL *** Philosophy Elective (>100)
*MATH 155 Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences
HIST *** Global History
NURS 351 Medical/Surgical Nursing II
NURS 351C Medical/Surgical Nursing II Clinical
NURS 352 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
NURS 352C Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical
RST *** Religious Studies Elective (>200)
ENG *** English Elective (>300)

Senior Year

NURS 450 Nursing Care of Childbearing/ Childrearing Families (Peds/OB)
NURS 450C Nursing Care of Childbearing/Childrearing Families (Peds/OB) Clinical
NURS 450L Nursing Care of Childbearing/Childrearing Families (Peds/OB) Lab
NURS 451 Introduction to Nursing Research
NURS 452 Nursing Care of the Community Client
NURS 452C Nursing Care of the Community Client Clinical
FA *** Fine Arts Elective (Interdisciplinary)
NURS 453 Professional Preparation
NURS 455 Medical/Surgical Nursing III 
NURS 455C Medical/Surgical Nursing III Clinical
NURS 456 Internship
HIST *** History Elective
DEAN 073 CHHS Undergraduate Degree Candidacy (Graduation)

*courses denoted with a single asterisk are considered cognates of the Nursing Program and must be taken prior to starting nursing courses (with the exception of Math 155). Bio 114, Bio 114L, Bio 121, Bio 121L, Bio 122, Bio 122L, Chem 121, and Chem 121L have a grade requirement of a B or higher, while ND 112 and Math 155 have a grade requirement of C or higher. Math 155 must be taken prior to NURS 451: Nursing Research.