LPN-BSN Curriculum

First Year

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

Second Year

Fall
NURS 452 Nursing Care of the Community Client
**** *** Elective
LANG *** Language (1)
MATH 216 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Spring
NURS 352 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
NURS 455 Medical/Surgical Nursing III
LANG *** Language (2)
HIST *** History Elective

Third Year

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