Nursing Program Curriculum Requirements

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B. S. N.)

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).


Degree Requirements

Prerequisite Courses

Required General Education Core Course

  • WEL 2180 Concepts of Fitness and Nutrition (3 s.h.)

Pre-nursing Core Courses (28 s.h.)

  • BIO 2110 Survey of Human A&P I or BIO 3060 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 s.h.)
  • BIO 2120 Survey of Human A&P II or BIO 3080 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 s.h.)
  • BIO 2970 Microbiology (4 s.h.)
  • CHE 1510 General Chemistry (4 s.h.)
  • HCA 2300 Medical Terminology (3 s.h.)
  • MAT 2200 Applied Statistics (3 s.h.)
  • PNU 2030 Nursing Notes (3 s.h.)
  • PSY 1010 General Psychology (3 s.h.)

Major Requirements

The Nursing major consists of 64 s.h. of required coursework, distributed as follows:

  • NUR 3000 Introduction to Nursing (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 3010 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 3040 Fundamental Nursing Care (6 s.h.)
  • NUR 3060 Adult Health Nursing I (7 s.h.)
  • NUR 3070 Community Health Nursing (5 s.h.)
  • NUR 3110 Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurses (4 s.h.)
  • NUR 3600 Nursing Informatics (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 4010 Research for Professional Nursing Practice (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 4020 Nursing Leadership and Health Policy (3 s.h.)
  • NUR 4040 Maternal Child Nursing (7 s.h.)
  • NUR 4060 Adult Health Nursing II (7 s.h.)
  • NUR 4070 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (5 s.h.)
  • NUR 4500 Nursing Capstone Seminar (5 s.h.)
  • HCA 3500 Economics & Finance of Health Care Organizations (3 s.h.)