LPN-BSN Curriculum

First Year

Fall       Spring      
NURS 250 Introduction to Professional Concepts
  NURS
253
Health Assessment
 
PHIL 113 Introduction to  Philosophy
  RST 112 Modern Belief
 
PSYCH
211 General Psychology
  ENGL 180 World Literature  
ENGL 160 Writing Skills   HIST *** Global History Elective  
SOC 211 Introductory Sociology    

 

Second Year

Fall       Spring      
NURS 452 Nursing Care of the Community Client
NURS 352 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

**** *** Elective
NURS 455 Medical/Surgical Nursing III

LANG *** Language (1)
LANG *** Language (2)

MATH 216 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences   HIST *** History Elective  

Third Year

Fall
      Spring
     
NURS 451 Introduction to Nursing Research   PHIL *** Philosophy Elective (>100)  
**** *** Elective   NURS
453
Professional Preparation
 
FAR *** Fine Arts Elective   NURS
456
Internship
 
ENGL
*** English Elective (>301)
  RST *** Religious Studies Elective (>200)  

 
  *** *** Elective  

Challenge

Students may choose to challenge, by examination, the following courses:

  • NURS 350    Med/Surg I
  • NURS 351    Med/Surg II


Cognates:

  • Anatomy and Physiology (NLN)
  • Microbiology (NLN)
  • Nutrition (NLN)
  • Chemistry (CLEP)


Advanced Placement

Students may receive advanced placement credit (with evidence of 1000 hours of work experience in the last 3 years) for the following courses:

  • NURS 251 Health & Wellness
  • NURS 252 Fundamentals
  • NURS 450 Peds/OB