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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements and the requirements of the Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing.

*See the University Core Curriculum Requirements in Appendix A for approved list of course options.
 
FALL
HOURS
SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I
4
BIOL
2402
Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENGL
1301 English Composition I
3
ENGL
1302
English Composition II 3
MATH
1314 College Algebra
3
 
Visual/Performing Arts 3
PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology
3
NURS
1302
Cultural Determinants1 3
Total 13   13
SUMMER
        ENGL
Survey of Literature*
3
        HIST
1301
The U.S. to 1877
3
        MATH
1342
Introductory Statistics
3
        PSCI
2305
American National Govt
3
Total    
12
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
CHEM  

Chemistry2

4 BIOL
Microbiology3
4
PSCI 2306 American State Govt 3 NURS
2413
Basic Nursing Skills
4
NURS 2310 Nutrition1 3 NURS
2312
Found of Professional Nurs1
3
HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3 SPCH
1311
Fundamentals of Speech
3
Total 13  
14
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
NURS 3314 Pathophysiology1 3 NURS
3525
Childbearing Nursing1
5
NURS 3315 Health Assessment1 3 NURS
3526
Child Health Nursing1
5
NURS 3665 Intro Adult Hlth Nurs1 6 NURS
4363
Issues in Nursing Mangt1
3
Total 12  
13
         
   
        SUMMER
   
        NURS
3558
Psychosocial Nursing1 5
        NURS
3305
Nursing Research1 3
Total    
8
SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
         
 
NURS 4665 Adv Adult Health Nurs1 6 NURS
4340
Intnl & Border Health Nurs1
3
NURS 4622 Community Health Nurs1 6 NURS
4570
Comp Emergent Care1
5
        NURS
4290
Senior Lab Seminar1 2
Total 12  
10
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120
1All courses required for completion of the basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree can be completed in four calendar years of full time study, including eight long semesters and two summers. The nine nursing courses required for completion of the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses can be completed in five long semesters of full time study. Information on tuition, fees, and length of program for accredited U.S. Nursing Programs is available form the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, P. 404.975.5000, F. 404.975.5020, www.nlnac.org.
2Chemistry, select CHEM 1406 or any 4 SCH chemistry with lab.
3Microbiology, select from BIOL 2415 or BIOL 2421
 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
 
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.

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