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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; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements and the requirements of the Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.

*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
NURS
1302
Cultural Determinants 3
PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology 3     Communication1 3
   
    Visual/Performing Arts* 3
Total 13   16
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
BIOL  

Microbiology2

4 NURS
2212
Found of Professional Nurs
2
CHEM   Chemistry3 4 NURS
2310
Nutrition
3
HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3 NURS
2313
Basic Nursing Skills
3
PSCI 2306 American State Govt 3 NURS 2414 Pathophysiology 4
Total 14  
12
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
NURS 3315 Health Assessment4 3 NURS
3405
Scholarly Inquiry4
4
NURS 3525 Childbearing Nursing4 5 NURS
3526
Child Health Nursing4
5
NURS 3665 Intro Adult Hlth Nurs4 6 NURS
3558
Mental Health Nursing4
5
Total 14  
14
         
   
SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
NURS 4263 Ethical and Legal Issues4 2 NURS
4170
Profesn Role Precept4
1
NURS 4522 Community Health Nurs4 5 NURS
4290
Senior Lab Seminar4
2
NURS 4665 Adv Adult Health Nurs4 6 NURS
4340
Global Health4
3
        NURS
4670
Comp Emergent Care4 6
Total 13  
12
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120
1Communication, select 3 SCH from COMM 1311, COMM 1315, ENGL 2311, HUM 2301, or MATH 2371.
2Microbiology, select from BIOL 2415 or BIOL 2421
3Chemistry, select any 4 SCH chemistry with lab.
4All 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 one summer. The ten nursing courses required for completion of the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses can be completed in three long semesters and one summer of full time study. Information on tuition, fees, and length of program for accredited U.S. Nursing Programs is available from 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.
 
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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