Curriculum Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing 3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process 3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
    Total: 18 Credits
 
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 Therapeutics 1: Adult Health Clinical 4
NURS 310 Transcultural Nursing I 3
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 421 Community Health Nursing and Population Health 5
NURS 430 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
NURS 451 Nursing Therapeutics IV: Preceptored Practicum and Mental Health Clinical 4
NURS 461 Transcultural Nursing IV: Adult Health/Mental Health and Elder Care 4
NURS 470 Leadership in Professional Nursing: Managerial Concepts and Skills 3
NURS 480 Nursing Capstone: Professionalism, Empowerment, and Voice 4
    Total: 49 Credits
 
Behavioral Science Credits:
ANTH 101 Introduction to Anthropology 3
PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology 3
PSYC 210 Statistical Analysis 4
PSYC 221 Human Development 3
    Total: 13 Credits
 
Life Sciences Credits:
BIOL 210 Human Gross Anatomy 4
BIOL 235 Microbiology 4
BIOL 260 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3
—OR—
NTSI 201 Introduction to Clinical Nutrition Practice 3
BIOL 310 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 312 Pathophysiology 3
CHEM 215 Bio-Organic Chemistry 4
    Total: 22 Credits
 
Electives Credits:
Elective Courses 6
 
Total Required Credits = 127–128