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2016-2017 University Catalog

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Registered Nurse students are admitted in the Spring semester on a space available basis and upon completion of all core coursework. Students are 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. Admission into the nursing program is highly competitive and completion of prerequisites does not guarantee admission. Please refer to the CONHS Student Handbook for more information on admission into the program.

*See the University Core Curriculum Requirements in Appendix A for approved list of course options.

Year 2

Fall Semester 3
CourseHours
PSCI 2305 - American National Govt 3
MATH 1342 - Introductory Statistics 3
CHEM - Chemistry1 4
HIST 1302 - The U.S. Since 1877 3
Language, Philosophy&Culture* 3
Total 16
Spring Semester 4
CourseHours
PSCI 2306 - American State Govt 3
PSYC 2314 - Lifespan Growth&Dev 3
BIOL - Microbiology2 4
NURS 2320 - Nutrition 3
NURS 2321 - Pathophysiology 3
Total 16

Year 3

Fall Semester 5
CourseHours
NURS 3510 - Tran to Prof Nurs WIN** 5
NURS 3410 - Health Assessment 4
NURS 3311 - Cultrl Determinants WIN3 3

Nursing Elective

3
Total 15
Spring Semester 6
CourseHours
NURS 4611 - Nursing Ldrshp&Mangt 6
NURS 4411 - Community Nursing 4
NURS 4310 - Nursing Research WIN 3
   
Total 13

Credits by transfer upon completion of NURS 3510: 30

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 
120

1Select 4hrs from CHEM 1370 & 1170 or CHEM 1311 & 1111.
2Microbiology, select from BIOL 2415 or BIOL 2421.
3NURS 3311 may be taken during any semester after admission into the nursing program.

**Upon successful completion of the NURS 3510 (Trans to Prof Roles), 30 credits (10 upper division and 20 lower division) will be transferred in from previous nursing coursework.

The seven nursing courses required for completion of the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses can be completed in two long semesters. Information on tuition, fees, and length of program can be found on the University web site. The School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The contact information for the ACEN is 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500; Atlanta, Georgia 30326 Phone: (404) 975-5000; Fax: (404) 975-5020, www.acenursing.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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