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Standard Option Curriculum Plan

For students meeting 2018-19 and after catalog requirements

Pre-Requisites

Freshman Year Courses

Fall Term

  • *CHEM 106/106L or CHEM 112/112L 4 credits
  • PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 credits
  • *MATH 102, College Algebra or higher 3 credits
  • ENGL 101 Composition I 3 credits
  • NURS 119 First-Year Seminar 2 credits
  • TOTAL 15 credits

Spring Term

  • *SOC 100, 150, or 240 3 credits
  • *CHEM 108/L (5 Credits) or CHEM 114/L 4 credits + 1 credit elective
  • *SPCM 101 or 215 3 credits
  • #BIOL 221/221L Human Anatomy/Lab 4 credits
  • NURS 201 Medical Terminology (elective, online) 1 credit
  • TOTAL 16 credits

Sophomore Year Courses

Fall Term

  • *HDFS 210 Lifespan Development 3 credits
  • *MICR 231/231L General Microbiology/Lab 4 credits
  • NUTR 315 Human Nutrition 3 credits
  • BIOL 325/325L Physiology/Lab 4 credits
  • *SGR Goal 4 Humanities & Arts/Diversity 3 credits
  • TOTAL 17 credits

Professional Nursing Major

Semester 1 Courses

  • NURS 234 Patient-Centered Care Concepts I 2 credits
  • NURS 235 Clinical Application I 2 credits
  • NURS 258 Nursing Principles & Application I: Assessment and Interventions 3 credits
  • NURS 272 Professional Nursing Concepts I 2 credits
  • NURS 323 Pathophysiology 3 credits
  • *ENGL 201 Composition II 3 credits
  • TOTAL 15 credits

Semester 2 Courses

  • NURS 334 Patient-Centered Care Concepts II 5 credits
  • NURS 335 Clinical Application II 4 credits
  • NURS 358 Nursing Principles & Application II: Interventions 3 credits
  • NURS 322 Pharmacology 3 credits
  • TOTAL 15 credits

Semester 3 Courses

  • NURS 344 Patient-Centered Care Concepts III 5 credits
  • NURS 345 Clinical Application III 4 credits
  • NURS 360 Research and Evidence Based Practice 3 credits
  • NURS 372 Professional Nursing Concepts II 2 credits
  • Elective 1 credit
  • TOTAL 15 credits

Semester 4 Courses

  • NURS 434 Patient-Centered Care Concepts IV 4 credits
  • NURS 435 Clinical Application IV 3 credits
  • NURS 444 Pop-Centered Care Concepts 3 credits
  • HSC 452 Interprofessional Issues in Health Care (online) 2 credits
  • *SGR Goal 4 Humanities & Arts/Diversity 3 credits
  • TOTAL 15 credits

Semester 5 Courses

  • NURS 472 Professional Nursing Concepts III 5 credits
  • NURS 495 Practicum: Capstone 4 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • TOTAL 12 credits

 

Courses in bold must be completed or in progress at the time of application to the Professional Nursing Major.

* System General Education Requirement (SGR)

# Must have 30 credits completed OR 30 cumulative credits in progress, AND 3.0+ GPA, AND "B" or higher in CHEM 106 or 112 to take BIOL 221/L

Pre-nursing courses (determine pre-nursing GPA):  CHEM 106/106L or 112/112L; 108/108L or 114/114L; HDFS 210; NUTR 315; MICR 231/231L; PSYC 101;  BIOL 221/221L, 325/325L; SOC 100, 150, or 240;  MAJOR: NURS 234, 235, 258, 272, 322, 323, 334, 335, 358, 344, 345, 360, 372, 434, 435, 444, 472, 495

Six credits of SGR #4 Humanities & Arts are required in 2 disciplines or a sequence of modern language courses

A total of 120 credits are required for graduation

Students who have failed ("D" or "F") 2 or more of the pre-nursing science courses (CHEM 106/106L or 112/112L, 108/108L or 114/114L; MICR 231/231L; BIOL 221/221L, 325/325L), within the past 5 years, will not be admitted to the Professional Nursing Major.

Students who have failed ("D" or "F") one pre-nursing course (CHEM 106/106L or 112/112L, 108/108L or 114/114L; HDFS 210; NUTR 315; MICR 231/231L; PSYC 101; BIOL 221/221L, 325/325L; one of the following: SOC 100, 150, or 240) repeated and failed the same course a second time, within the past 5 years, will not be admitted to the Professional Nursing Major.

Students who have taken Anatomy or Physiology more than seven years prior to their admission date will be required to update these courses.

Both a 2.7 cumulative GPA and 2.7 pre-nursing GPA are required at the time of application and admission to the Professional Nursing Major.

A grade of "C" or higher is required in ALL courses used to meet graduation requirements.