Degree Requirements: B.S. in Nursing

4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing Curriculum

  • Requirements are subject to change.
  • A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.
  • Courses totalling 20 credits in the first two semesters are marked below as "must pass." All students must pass these courses with grades of B or higher in order to progress to the 3rd semester NURS (nursing) courses.

1st Semester (15 credits)

2nd Semester (18 credits)

  • ENWR1102 Academic Research & Writing, 3 credits
  • BIOL2125/BIOL2126 Microbiology for Health Sciences & Lab, 4 credits [must pass]
  • BIOL2204/BIOL2224 Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab, 4 credits [must pass]
  • MATH1105 College Algebra, 4 credits [must pass]
  • NURS1101 Preview of Professional Nursing, 2 credits
  • UNIV1002 Preparing for Professional Life, 1 credit

3rd Semester (16 credits)

4th Semester (15 credits)

  • NURS2004/NURS2114 Fundamentals of Nursing II, 3 credits
  • NURS2005 Professional Communication Skills: Individual, Family & Groups, 3 credits
  • SPAN1111 Spanish for Health, 3 credits
  • NURS2007 Pharmacotherapeutics, 3 credits
  • UNIV2002 Global Issues, 3 credits

5th Semester (16 credits)

6th Semester (16 credits)

7th Semester (12 credits)

  • NURS4410/NURS4411 Community Health Nursing, 5 credits
  • NURS4420 Health Care Management, 3 credits
  • NURS4430 Nursing Research, 3 credits
  • PHED____ Physical Education Elective, 1 credit

8th Semester (12 credits)

For additional information, please contact:

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