Pre-Licensure to BSN Photo

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Total credit hours: 125

Required Curriculum

The Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program includes general education courses, prerequisites and support courses as well as courses in the nursing major.

Nursing major (60 credit hours)
Core, General Education and Support Courses (65 hours)

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) have a prerequisite.

Core Curriculum
FYE 100 The Lourdes Experience
ENG 101
ENG 102
MTH 212*
PHL 310*
Enduring Questions Seminar
Cultural Diversity Experience or Course Requirement is met in the major with NUR 260
Service Learning component is met in the major with these courses:
NUR 265
NUR 335
Capstone requirement is met in the major:
NUR 490 3

General Education
History

Any HST course listed

Literature
One of the following:
ENG 200 Introduction to Literature
ENG 211 Postcolonial Literature
ENG 212 Gender and Literature
ENG 213 Multiethnic U.S. Literature
ENG 214 Ecology and Literature

Philosophy
PHL 310*

Theology 
First Course: one of the following
THS 101 Introduction to Religious Studies
THS 125 Theological Foundations
THS 218 Celebrating the Sacraments
THS 220 Introduction to the Old Testament
THS 221 Introduction to the New Testament
THS 235 Survey of Catholic Belief
THS 312 Jesus, the Christ
THS 316 Shape and Mission of the Church

Second Course :
THS 200 level or above

Fine Art
Any Music course or Art course, except ART 302

Natural Science 
BIO 330/ BIL 330L* Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab

 

Social Science 
PSY 110 General Psychology: An Overview

Prerequisite Courses for the Nursing Major

BIO 313 Nutrition
BIO 331/BIL 331 Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab
BIO 335 Microbiology
BIO 340* Pathophysiology
CHM/CHL 140 General, Organic, Biological Chemistry/Lab
PSY 210 Developmental Psychology

Nursing Major
NUR 250 Fundamentals of Quality and Safety in Nursing
NUR 260 Population Focused Nursing
NUR 265 Integrated Clinical I
NUR 300 Foundations for Evidence Based Practice
NUR 305 Pharmacology for Nursing
NUR 320 Nursing Assessment
NUR 330 Mental Health Nursing
NUR 335 Integrated Clinical II
NUR 350 Nursing Care of Families with Children
NUR 360 Nursing Care of Childbearing Families
NUR 365 Integrated Clinical III
NUR 370 Acute Nursing Care
NUR 430 Clinical Nursing Leadership
NUR 435 Integrated Clinical IV
NUR 440 Advanced Nursing Care
NUR 485 Complex Nursing Care
NUR 490 Capstone Professional Nursing
NUR 495 Practicum in Professional Nursing