School of Nursing
 

Program of Study Outline

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Nursing Science
BS - Basic

Suggested plan of study for full-time enrollment

Freshman Year

Pre-Major Nursing

Pre-Major Nursing

  • ENGL 111 Written Communication (3)
  • COMM 111, 235, 237 or 241 (3)
  • BIOL 111, 111L Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
  • CHEM 103, 103L Survey of Chemistry (4)
  • PSYCH or SOC General Ed. Requirement (3)
  • ENGL 213 Written Communication (3)
  • BIOL 112, 112L Anatomy & Physiology II (4)
  • CHEM 104, 104L Organic & Biochemistry (4)
  • PHIL 101, 201, or ENGL 120 (3)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE General Ed. Requirement (3)


Sophomore Year

Pre-Major Nursing

TRIMESTER I Nursing Major

  • BIOL 240, 240L Microbiology (4)
  • PSY 150 Life Span Development (3)
  • FINE ARTS General Education Req. (3)
  • ANTH or ECON General Education Req. (3)
  • HUMANITIES General Education Req. (3)
  • NS 204 Technology & Nursing Informatics (3)
  • NS 216 Pathophysiology (4)
  • NS 300 Foundations of Nursing I (4)
  • STAT 252 Statistics (3) or STAT 307 Probability (3)
  • DN 203 Nutrition in the Health Sciences(3)
Junior Year

TRIMESTER II Nursing Major

TRIMESTER III Nursing Major

  • NS 303, 303L Foundations of Nursing II (8)
  • NS 309 Pharmacology in Nursing (3)
  • PHIL 302 Biomedical Ethics (3)
  • NS 313, 313L Health Disruptions I (6)
  • NS 315, 315L Health I: Nursing Therapeutics (6)
  • HUMANITIES General Education Req. (3)
Senior Year

TRIMESTER IV Nursing Major

TRIMESTER V Nursing Major

  • NS 400 Nursing Research (3)
  • NS 401, 401L Health Disruptions II (5.5)
  • NS 406, 406L Complex Health Disruptions (4.5)
  • NS 411, 411L Health II: Nsg Ther. (6)
  • NS 415 Nursing Management (4)
  • NS 416, 416L Concentration in Clinical Nursing (4)
  • Nursing Elective (3)

*Minimum total credit hours for degree: 126

**Graduates of this program must perform successfully on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to receive RN licensure