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Nursing

Nursing courses begin in your third semester after two semesters of coursework that prepare you for success. Nursing majors must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and complete their first two semesters of coursework with a C or better.

This Four Year Plan consists of a total of 128 credit hours:

YEAR ONE

FALL - Total of 16 credits

  • First-Year Seminar (4)
  • EN 121 Writing or CO 101 Speech (4)
  • BI 107 Human Biology or BI 110 Biological Investigations (4)
  • PS 101 Intro to Psychology or a Foreign Language (4)

SPRING - Total of 16 credits

  • EN 121 Writing or CO 101 Speech (4)
  • SO 101 Introduction to Sociology (4)
  • CH 101 Chemistry (4)
  • PS 101 Intro to Psychology or a Foreign Language (4)
YEAR TWO

FALL - Total of 14 credits

  • BI 315 Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
  • BI 245 Microbiology (4)
  • NU 250 Nursing Fundamentals (4)
  • BI 215 Medical Terminology (2)

SPRING - Total of 14 credits

  • BI 316 Anatomy & Physiology II (4)
  • NU/GB 270 Serving Populations or other Cultures & Worldview class (if completed 101-level language or higher) (4)
  • NU 251 Lab – Fundamentals & Assessment (2)
  • NU 252 Health Assessment (2)
  • NU 253 Clinical – Fundamentals & Assessment (2)
YEAR THREE

FALL - Total of 18 credits

  • PS 276 Lifespan Development (4)
  • NU 310 Pharmacology (4)
  • NU 334 Adult & Geriatric Nursing (4)
  • NU 335 Lab/Clinical – Adult & Geriatric (2)
  • KI 225 Nutrition or Creative Expression Studio (4)

SPRING - Total of 16 credits

  • NU 324 Maternal/Child Nursing (4)
  • NU 325 Clinical – Maternal/Child (2)
  • NU/PH 350 Biomedical Ethics (4)
  • NU 330 Mental Health Nursing (4)
  • NU 331 Clinical – Mental Health (2)
YEAR FOUR

FALL - Total of 18 credits

  • NU 400 Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice (4)
  • NU 436 High Acuity Nursing (4)
  • NU 437 Lab/Clinical – High Acuity (2)
  • KI 225 Nutrition or Creative Expression Studio (4)
  • MA 123 Statistics or SO 210 Social Science Statistics (4)

SPRING - Total of 16 credits

  • NU 424 Public, Community & Population Health Nursing (4)
  • NU 425 Clinical – Public, Community & Population Health (2)
  • NU 450 Leadership & Health Policy in Nursing (4)
  • NU 451 Clinical – Leadership (2)
  • NU 460 Nursing Capstone (4)