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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.

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

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
BIOL 2101 - Anatomy & Physiology I Lab 1
BIOL 2301 - Anatomy & Physiology I 3
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 - College Algebra 3
PSYC - Psychology Elective1 3
Total 13
Spring Semester
CourseHours
BIOL 2102 - Anatomy & Physiology II 1
BIOL 2302 - Anatomy & Physiology II 3
ENGL 1302 - English Composition II 3
CAO II/III - Communication/Science lab* 4
Creative Arts* 3
Total 14

 

Summer Semester
Course Hours
   
   
   
Total  
Summer Semester
Course Hours
HIST 1301 - The U.S. to 1877 3
MATH 1342 - Introductory Statistics 3
PSCI 2305 - American National Govt 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Total 12

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
BIOL - Microbiology2 4
HIST 1302 - The U.S. Since 1877 3
PSCI 2306 - American State Govt 3
Total 10
Spring Semester
CourseHours
NURN 3302 - Cultural Determinants 3
NURN 3405 - Scholarly Onquiry 4
NURN 3414 - Patho&Pharmacology 4
Total 11

Summer

Fall Semester
CourseHours
   
   
Spring Semester
CourseHours
NURN 3590 Nurse Role&Pract Trans** 5
Credit by Transfer** 34
Total 39

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120

1Psychology, select 3 SCH from PSYC 2301 or PSYC 2314.
2Microbiology, select from BIOL 2415 or BIOL 2421.
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**Upon successful completion of the NURN 3590 (Nurse Role and Transition), 34 credits (10 upper division and 24 lower division) will be transferred in for previous nursing coursework.

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 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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