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Lourdes University has designed the Flexible Three Year BSN program to accommodate students’ busy schedules. You can start your journey to achieve a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in spring semester, summer session or fall semester.

Summer Start Curriculum

1st Year

Summer Semester (14 credit hours)
ENG 101 (Comp. I)
BIO/BIL 330 (A & P I)
FYE 100 (First Yr. Exp.)
*CHM 140/CHL 140 (Chem for Healthcare Prof.) Must test into this course

Fall Semester (16 credit hours) 
ENG 102 (Comp. II)
BIO/BIL 331 (A & P II)
BIO 335 (Micro)
PSY 110 (General Psychology Over.)
A Cultural Diversity Course

Spring Semester (18 credit hours) 
BIO 313 (Nutrition)
MTH 212 (Statistics)
PSY 210 (Dev. Lifespan)
BIO 340 (Pathophysiology

  • PHL 101 or 103 (core/gen ed)
  • A THS #1 course

2nd Year

Summer Semester (18 credit hours)
NUR 330 Mental Health
NUR 250 Fundamental QSEN
NUR 260 Populations
NUR 265 Integrated Clinical I

  • A HST course

Fall Semester (15 credit hours) 
NUR 305 Pharm
NUR 320 Assess
NUR 300 Foundations for EBP
NUR 335 Integrated Clinical II

  • An ENG 200 course

Spring Semester (15 credit hours)   
NUR 370 Acute Care
NUR 360 Childbearing Families
NUR 350 Children
NUR 365 Integrated Clinical III

  • Fine Art: MUS 334

3rd Year

Summer Semester (15 credit hours)
NUR 440 Advanced Nursing
NUR 430 Leadership
NUR 435 Integrated Clinical IV

  • A THS#2  course (200 level or above)

Fall Semester (14/15 credit hours)
NUR 485 Complex Care
NUR 495 Practicum
NUR 490 Nursing Capstone

  • PHL 310 (Bioethics)

Enduring Question

  • = Recommended General Education courses