Program Curriculum

Program Curriculum

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Suggested Four Year Plan*

Freshman (Pre-Nursing)

Fall

  • ENG 1010: Composition
  • FYS 1110: MU Journey
  • MAT 1050: College Algebra (or higher)
  • BIO 1530: Fundamentals of Biology I
  • Fine Arts Elective
  • Library Competency

16 Semester Hours


Spring

  • ENG 1020: Composition & Intro to Literature or ENG 1040: Composition & Rhetoric
  • HIS 1040: World History II
  • CSC 1000: Introduction to Computers
  • MAT 2220: Applied Statistics
  • PSY 1010: General Psychology
  • Global Perspective Elective

18 Semester Hours


Sophomore (Pre-Nursing)

Fall

  • PNU 2030: Nursing Notes
  • BIO 2110 or 3060: Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • CHE 1510: General Chemistry I
  • IDS 2100: Reading Circle
  • HCA 2300: Medical Terminology
  • Literature (2000 or higher)

18 Semester Hours


Spring

  • BIO 2970: Microbiology
  • BIO 2120 or BIO 3080: Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • ACL 1510: Speech Communication
  • WEL 2180: Fitness & Nutrition
  • Religion

17 Semester Hours


Junior (Nursing)**

Fall

  • NUR 3000: Introduction to Nursing
  • NUR 3010: Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • NUR 3040: Fundamental Nursing Care
  • NUR 3110: Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing
  • Liberal Arts Elective

18 Semester Hours
(90 clinical hours)


Spring

  • NUR 3060: Adult Health Nursing I
  • NUR 3150: Nutrition for Health and Healing
  • NUR 4080: Community Health Nursing
  • HCA 3500: Economics & Finance of Health Care Organizations

17 Semester Hours
(225 Clinical Hours)


Senior (Nursing)**

Fall

  • NUR 3080: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • NUR 4050: Principles of Leadership for Nurses
  • NUR 4060: Adult Health Nursing II

15 Semester Hours
(225 Clinical Hours)


Spring

  • NUR 4010: Research for Professional Nursing Practice
  • NUR 4040: Maternal Child Nursing
  • NUR 4500: Nursing Capstone Seminar
  • HCA 3600: Health Care Informatics

17 Semester Hours
(270 Clinical Hours)

*Please note that this is a recommended sequence. Check the academic catalogue for course descriptions, prerequisites and course availability for each semester.

**Requires formal admission to the Professional Nursing Studies Program (see admission criteria).

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING COURSES

  • NUR 3000: Introduction to Nursing (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 3010: Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 3040: Fundamental Nursing Care (5 s.h.)
  • NUR 3060: Adult Health Nursing I (7 s.h.)
  • NUR 3080: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (5 s.h.)
  • NUR 3110: Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing (4 s.h.)
  • NUR 3150: Nutrition for Health and Healing (2 s.h.)
  • NUR 4010: Research for Professional Nursing Practice (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 4040: Maternal Child Nursing (7 s.h.)
  • NUR 4050: Principles of Leadership for Nurses (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 4060: Adult Health Nursing II (7 s.h.)
  • NUR 4080: Community Health Nursing (5 s.h.)
  • NUR 4500: Nursing Capstone Seminar (4 s.h.)
  • HCA 3500: Economics & Finance of Health Care Organizations (3 s.h.)
  • HCA 3600: Health Care Informatics (3 s.h.)

 s.h. = semester hours

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