Curriculum Requirements for Nursing RN–B.S. Completion Program

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
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
    Total: 15 Credits
 
Seminars Credits:
ICBS 309 Anthropological Approaches to Health Seminar 3
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science choice 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Mathematics and Science Credits:
MATH 135 Fundamentals of Precalculus I1 4
CHEM 105 Applied Chemistry 3
    Total: 7 Credits
[1] MATH 135 may be substituted with a more advanced math course.
 

Major Requirements

Behavioral Sciences 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 215 Medical Microbiology2 3
BIOL 260 Nutrition and Diet Therapy3 3
BIOL 310 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 312 Pathophysiology 3
CHEM 215 Bio-Organic Chemistry 4
    Total: 21 Credits
[2] BIOL 345 Medical Microbiology or BIOL 235 Microbiology may be substituted for BIOL 215.

[3] NTSI 201 Introduction to Clinical Nutrition Practice may be substituted for BIOL 260.
 
General Elective Credits:
Consult with advisor on elective choices 3
 
Nursing Core Requirement* Credits:
NURS 320 Pathophysiology Concepts for Nursing Practice 2
NURS 322 Theoretical and Transcultural Concepts for Professional Nursing Practice 2
NURS 325 Integrating Information Technology, Simulation, and Professional Nursing Practice 2
NURS 415 Health Assessment with Lab 3
NURS 420 Community and Population Health 3
NURS 440 Nursing Research and Evidenced-Based Practice 3
NURS 450 Dynamics of Aging, Longevity, and Chronicity 2
NURS 475 Leadership and Management 3
NURS 485 RN–B.S. Completion Capstone 2
    Total: 22 Credits
* These courses, along with FCWR 302, ICBS 309, and ANTH 101, are required to be completed at New York Institute of Technology (31 credits in total).
 
Nursing Equivalency Courses (Applied Credits* from New York State RN Licensure) Credits:
NURS 201 Introduction to Nursing and Nursing Process 2
NURS 301 Nursing Therapeutics I: Foundations Clinical 4
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 Therapeutics III: Maternal-Child and Family Health Clinical 4
NURS 410 Transcultural Nursing III: Maternal-Child and Family Health 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
    Total: 27 Credits
* Please note that only partial credit is received for some of these courses.
 
Total Program Credits = 120