Curriculum Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition1 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing1 3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
    Total: 15 Credits
[1] Non-native English speakers take FCWR 111 instead of FCWR 101, and FCWR 161 instead of FCWR 151.
 
Seminars Credits:
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science choice 3
ICBS 309 Anthropological Approaches to Health Seminar 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Math and Science Credits:
MATH 135 Fundamentals of Precalculus I 4
—OR—
MATH 141 Precalculus 4
CHEM 105 Applied Chemistry 3
—OR—
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I 4
    Total: 7–8 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Nursing Credits:
NURS 102 Introduction to Nursing and Nursing Process 2
NURS 301 Nursing Therapeutics I: Adult Health Clinical 4
NURS 305 Health Assessment with Lab 3
NURS 312 Transcultural Nursing I: Foundations of Nursing 2
NURS 315 Pharmacology for Nursing 3
NURS 351 Nursing Therapeutics II: Adult Health Clinical 4
NURS 360 Transcultural Nursing II: Adult Health 3
NURS 401 Nursing Therapeutics III: Maternal-Child and Family Health Clinical 4
NURS 410 Transcultural Nursing III: Maternal-Child and Family Health 3
NURS 430 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
NURS 445 Nursing Therapeutics IV: Community and Mental Health Clinical 4
NURS 455 Transcultural Nursing IV: Nursing in the Community and Mental Health 4
NURS 465 Nursing Therapeutics V: Adult Health II Clinical 4
NURS 471 Transcultural Nursing V: Adult Health II 4
NURS 472 Leadership in Professional Nursing: Managerial Concepts and Skills 2
NURS 480 Nursing Capstone: Professionalism, Empowerment, and Voice 4
NURS 480L Nursing Capstone Laboratory 0
    Total: 53 Credits
 
Behavioral Science Credits:
PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology 3
PSYC 210 Statistical Analysis 4
PSYC 221 Human Development 3
    Total: 10 Credits
 
Life Sciences Credits:
BIOL 210 Human Gross Anatomy 4
BIOL 310 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 312 Pathophysiology 3
BIOL 235 Microbiology 4
CHEM 215 Bio-Organic Chemistry 4
NTSI 201 Introduction to Clinical Nutrition Practice 3
—OR—
BIOL 260 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3
    Total: 22 Credits
 
Electives Credits:
Consult with advisor on all elective choices 6
 
Total Required Credits = 125–126