Suggested BSN Four-Year Plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Suggested Four-Year Plan*

Freshman (Pre-Nursing)

Fall

  • MUJ 1100: MU Journey
  • ENG 1010: Composition
  • BIO 1530: Fundamentals of Biology I
  • MAT 1050: College Algebra (or higher)
  • CSC 1000: Introduction to Computers
  • Fine Arts Elective
  • Library Competency

18 Semester Hours


Spring

  • ENG 1020: Composition & Intro to Literature or ENG 1040: Composition & Rhetoric
  • History
  • Religion
  • MAT 2220: Applied Statistics
  • PSY 1010: General Psychology
  • ACL 1510: Speech Communication

18 Semester Hours


Sophomore (Pre-Nursing)

Fall

  • MUJ 2200: MU Journey
  • 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

16 Semester Hours


Spring

  • BIO 2970: Microbiology
  • BIO 2120 or BIO 3080: Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • WEL 2180: Fitness & Nutrition
  • Global Perspective Elective
  • Literature (2000 or higher)

17 Semester Hours


Junior (Nursing)**

Fall

  • MUJ 3300: MU Journey
  • NUR 3000: Introduction to Nursing
  • NUR 3010: Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • NUR 3040: Fundamental Nursing Care
  • NUR 3110: Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing

17 Semester Hours
(90 clinical hours)


Spring

  • NUR 3060: Adult Health Nursing I
  • NUR 3070: Community Health Nursing
  • NUR 3600: Nursing Informatics
  • HCA 3500: Economics & Finance of Health Care Organizations

18 Semester Hours
(225 Clinical Hours)


Senior (Nursing)**

Fall

  • NUR 4020: Nursing Leadership and Health Policy
  • NUR 4060: Adult Health Nursing II
  • NUR 4070: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

15 Semester Hours
(225 Clinical Hours)


Spring

  • NUR 4010: Research for Professional Nursing Practice
  • NUR 4040: Maternal Child Nursing
  • NUR 4500: Nursing Capstone Seminar

17 Semester Hours
(255 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.