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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Total credit hours: 120-125

Required Curriculum

The Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) includes prerequisite courses and general education/core courses as well as courses in the nursing major.

Nursing (60 credit hours)
Core, General Education and Prerequisite Courses (60-63 hours)

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

Core Curriculum
FYE 101 College Connections
FYE 102
FYE 201
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 partially met in the major with:
NUR 265
Capstone requirement is met in the major:
NUR 490

General Education

History
Any HST course listed

Literature
Any literature course listed

Philosophy
PHL 310*

Theology 
(6 credits total, one course must be at the 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