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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Following is a 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. 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.

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
PSCI 2305 - American National Govt 3
PSYC 2301- Intro to Psychology 3
HIST 1302 - The U.S. Since 1877 3
BIOL - Microbiology2 4
Language, Philosophy&Culture* 3
   
Total 16
Spring Semester
CourseHours
PSCI 2306 - American State Govt 3
PSYC 2314- Lifespan Growth&Dev WIN 3
MATH 1342 - Introductory Statistics 3
NURS 2320 - Nutrition 3
NURS 2321 - Pathophysiology 3
Creative Arts* 3
Total 18

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120

Note:  At least 1 lower level course must be designated as WIN. 

1Chemistry, select any 4 SCH chemistry with lab.
2Microbiology, select from BIOL 2415 or BIOL 2421.
3NURS 3311 may be taken during any semester after admission into the nursing program.

All courses required for completion of the basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree can be completed in four calendar years 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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