Sample Curriculum

This curriculum map is representative of the course of study for this program. For updated information, download the current University Catalog.

B.S. in Nursing – Curriculum Map

Effective beginning with the Class of 2013

First Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EN101 Comp. & Literature I 3 EN102 Comp. & Literature II 3
BI215 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 CH111 Chemistry & Chem World 4
PY211 Introduction to Psychology 3 BI216 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
HI Elective 3 MA232 Statistics 3
NR104 Focus on Nursing 3 NR105 Promoting Healthy Indiv. 3
Total credits 16 17

Second Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CH112 Chemistry II 4 BI220 Microbiology 4
MA235 Clinical Math Methods 3 NR215 Nursing Care Psych/Mtal 3
NR206 Health Assess Lifespan 3 *NR215L Nursing Care Practicum 2
NR204 Nursing Informatics 1 NR225 Research for Evidence 3
PY220 Develop Psychology 3 NR219 Simulations Clinical Pract. 2
SO216 Soc Hlth, Well & Medicine 3
Total credits 17 14

Third Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIXXX Pathopharmacology 4 NR321 Nursing Leadership 3
NR316 Care Adult I 3 NR331 Care of Women & Family 3
*NR316L Care Adult I Practicum 3 *NR331L Care Women & Family Prac. 1
PHXXX Philosophy for Nursing 3 NR341L Care Children & Family 3
SO300 Social Gerontology 3 *NR341 Care Children & Family Pract. 2
NR314 Tech Innovations Nurs. 1 NR351 Family Centered Nursing 1
Literature Elective 3
Total credits 17 16

Fourth Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
NR416 Care Adult II 4 NR421 Coordinator of Care 3
*NR416L Care Adult II Practicum 4 *NR421L Coordinator Care Practicum 4
NR420 Care Clients & Family 2 NR431 Promoting health Comm. 3
Health care Policy & Econ. 3 *NR431L Promot. Hlth. Comm. Prac 2
Hum/Arts Elective++ 3 NR441 Nursing Capstone 4
Total credits 16 16

To Progress in the Nursing Program:

A grade of “C” or better is required in all Nursing courses.

A grade of “C” or better is required in all science courses.

A grade of S is required in all nursing practical courses.

Nursing and Science courses must be taken in the order presented in the curriculum map. Deviation required departmental permission.

*These courses link theory and clinical and require a grade of c or higher and also a grade of Satisfactory in clinical to progress in the program.

++Literature Elective: the following courses qualify as Literature Elective: EN201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 220, 225, 226, 227, 228, 244, 250, 251, 270, 333, 334, 372, 375, 376, 377, 391, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 406, 420, 450: FR321, 322, 327, 328, 415, 421; GR322, 324, 326, 415, 421; SP321, 322, 327, 328, 415, 421.

+Math Elective must be MA101, MA102 or above( except MA005 or MA103, which are considered Math Gen. Ed. requirements).

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