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Academic Plan – BSN Traditional Option

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Sample Academic Plan

The curriculum is subject to change.

(Plan onset with Class of 2024+)
The Traditional Option is designed for students with a high school diploma seeking a bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in four years.

  • 120 Credits

Freshman Year//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
BI 156 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
EN 115 Composition and Professional Writing 3
MA 101 Intermediate Algebra 3
PS 105 Introduction to Psychology 3
SS 100 Student Success 1
NUR 103 Professional Foundations 1
TOTAL 15

Freshman Year//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
BI 256 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
CH 122 General Chemistry 4
PS 110 Developmental Psychology 3
NUR 105 Nutrition & Wellness for Nursing 2
TOTAL 13

Sophomore Year//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
BI 352 Microbiology 4
MA 230 Statistics 3

(2.5 theory; .50 lab)

NUR 202 Health Assessment 3
NUR 203 Pathophysiology I 2

(3.0 theory, 1.0 lab)

NUR 209 Fundamentals of Nursing Care 4
TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
Elective Humanities Elective 3
Requirement Diversity Requirement 3
CM 100 Health Communication 3
NUR 204 Pathophysiology II 2
NUR 205 Pharmacology 3
NUR 210C Fundamentals Clinical 2
TOTAL 16

Junior Year//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
Requirement Ethics/Philosophy Requirement 3
NUR 310 Adult Health & Illness I 4
NUR 314C Adult Clinical I 3
NUR 318 Nursing Care of the Child-Bearing Family 2
NUR 322 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 2
TOTAL 14

Junior Year//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
Elective Social Science Elective 3
Elective Business Elective 3
NUR 312 Adult Health & Illness II 4
NUR 316C Adult Clinical II 3
NUR 320 Nursing Research 3
TOTAL 16

Senior Year//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
Elective General Elective 3
NUR 408 Advanced Concepts Theory 4
NUR 410 Gerontological Nursing 3
NUR 412 Pediatric Nursing Theory 2
NUR 414C Specialty Clinical I 1
NUR 416C Specialty Clinical II 2
TOTAL 15

Senior Year//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
Elective Upper Division Elective 3
NUR 418 Nursing Leadership 3
NUR 420 Community & Public Health Nursing 4
NUR 422C Community & Public Health Clinical 2
NUR 424C Leadership Clinical 2
NUR 426 Nursing Synthesis Theory 1
TOTAL 15

TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS  – 120

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