Curriculum: Class of 2018

Baccalaureate Program in Nursing Curriculum

(Class of 2018- new curriculum course changes)

TOTAL CREDITS: 124-125

Freshman

Fall Term

  • CHEM 0910 Chemistry for the Health Professions 4 cr.
  • NUR 0012 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 3 cr.
  • NUR 0002 Nursing Anatomy & Physiology 1 Lab 1 cr.
  • English Composition 3 cr.
  • Psychology+ 3 cr.
  • Art, Music, Creative Expression or Literature 3 cr.
  • NUR 0001 Freshman Seminar - Nursing Students 0 cr.
  • TOTAL 17 cr.

Spring Term

  • NUR 0031 Microbiology 1 3 cr.
  • NUR 0032 Microbiology 1 Lab 1 cr.
  • NUR 0013 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 3 cr.
  • NUR 0003 Nursing Anatomy & Physiology 2 Lab 1 cr.
  • NUR 0088 Introduction to Basic Statistics for Evidence Based Practice 3 cr.
  • NUR 0051 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3 cr.
  • NUR 0086 Nursing Informatics 2 cr.
  • TOTAL 16 cr.

Sophomore

Fall Term

  • NUR 0020 Pathophysiologic Foundations of Nursing Care 4 cr.
  • NUR 0080 Foundations of Nursing Practice 1 3.5 cr.
  • NUR 0080C Foundations of Nursing Practice 1 Clinical 1.5 cr.
  • NUR 0087 Pharmacology and Therapeutics 3 cr.
  • NUR 1680 Introduction to Genetics & Molecular Therapeutics* 3 cr.
  • TOTAL 15 cr.

Spring Term

  • NUR 0081 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2 2 cr.
  • NUR 0082 Nursing Management of the Adult with Acute/Chronic Health Problems 3 cr.
  • NUR 0082C Nursing Management of the Adult with Acute/Chronic Health Problems Clinical 4 cr.
  • NUR 0067 Nursing Research: Introduction to Critical Appraisal & Evidence Based Practice 3 cr.
  • Sociology 3 cr.
  • NUR 0066 Nutrition for Clinical Practice*/++ 3 cr.
  • TOTAL 18 cr.

Junior

Fall Term

  • NUR 1050 Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns, and Families** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1050C Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns, and Families Clinical** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1052 Nursing Care of Children & Families** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1052C Nursing Care of Children & Families Clinical** 2.5 cr.
  • Anthropology/Culture: American or Foreign 3 cr.
  • NUR 1085 Ethics in Nursing and Health 3 cr.
  • TOTAL 16 cr.

Spring Term

  • NUR 1060 Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Mental Health Problems** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1060C Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Clinical ** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1120 Advanced Nursing Mgmt of the Adult with Acute/Complex Health Problems ** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1120C Advanced Nursing Mgmt of the Adult with Acute/Complex Health Problems Clinical** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1054 Nursing Care of Older Adults** 2 cr
  • NUR 1054C Nursing Care of Older Adults Clinical ** 1 cr
  • Speech 3 cr.
  • TOTAL 16 cr.

Senior

Fall Term

  • NUR 1128 Community Health Nursing*** 2.5 cr
  • NUR 1128C Community Health Nursing Clinical*** 2.5 cr.
  • NUR 1121 Advanced Clinical Problem Solving*** 3 cr.
  • NUR 1121C Advanced Clin Problem Solving Clinical*** 2 cr.
  • Senior Special Topics Elective*** 2-3 cr.
  • TOTAL 12-13 cr.

Spring Term

  • NUR 1134 Transition into Professional Nursing Practice*** 2 cr.
  • NUR 1134C Transition into Professional Nursing Practice Clinical *** 6 cr
  • Directed Elective # 3 cr.
  • NUR 1990 Senior Seminar 1 cr.
  • Elective 2 - 3 cr.
  • Baccalaureate Comprehensive Exam§
  • TOTAL 14-15 cr.

+Must be taken prior to NUR 1060
++Must be taken prior to NUR 1054
*Placement varies in the junior year
**Placement varies in the junior year
***Placement varies in the senior year
#See listing of directed electives on website
§Successful completion of the Baccalaureate Comprehensive Exam is required during senior year