Options for Program Planning

Nursing

Option #1: Sample Plan of Study (Challenge Curriculum) View PDF
First Year Student Sophomore Junior Senior
Fall Semester Fall Semester Fall Semester Fall Semester

FTS 100 First Term Seminar
BIO 101 Principles of Biology
PSY 100 General Psychology

Core or Elective

CHE 106 Intro to Chem Prin.
HES 234 Anatomy & Physiology I

Core or Elective
Core or Elective

NUR 310 Med Surg Nursing I
NUR 311 Fundamentals of Nur
*NUR202 Research in the Health Sciences

Core or Elective

NUR 383 Public Health
NUR 385 Pediatric Nursing
NUR 387 Maternal Newborn Nursing

Core or Elective

January Term January Term January Term January Term
       
Spring Semester Spring Semester Spring Semester Spring Semester

BIO 218 Fundamentals of Microbiology
HES 212 Lifespan Development
S/A (Choose one below)

Core or Elective

HES 235 Anatomy & Physiology II
NUR 201 Pre-Health Professions

Core or Elective
Core or Elective

NUR 335 Med Surg Nursing II
*NUR 337 Prin of Pharm

Core or Elective
Core or Elective

NUR 393 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
NUR 395 Adv Med Surg Nur
NUR 398 Trans to Prof Pract.

Core or Elective

 

 

Fall Only Prerequisites:
BIO 101, CHE 106, HES 234

Spring Only Prerequisites:
BIO 218, HES 235

Summary of Credits
Core/Electives = 12 cr.
JAN Term = 2 cr.
Prerequisites = 9 cr.
Nursing Major = 11 cr.
Total Credits to Graduate = 34 cr.

Option #2: Sample Plan of Study (Abroad Challenge Curriculum) View PDF
First Year Student Sophomore Junior Senior
Fall Semester Fall Semester Fall Semester Fall Semester

FTS 100 First Term Seminar
BIO 101 Principles of Biology
PSY 100 General Psychology

Core or Elective

CHE 106 Intro to Chem Prin.
HES 234 Anatomy & Physiology I
NUR 201 Pre-Health Professions

Core or Elective

NUR 310 Med Surg Nursing I
NUR 311 Fundamentals of Nur
*NUR202 Research in the Health Sciences

Core or Elective

NUR 383 Public Health
NUR 385 Pediatric Nursing
NUR 387 Maternal Newborn Nursing

Core or Elective

January Term January Term January Term January Term
       
Spring Semester Spring Semester Spring Semester Spring Semester

BIO 218 Fundamentals of Microbiology
HES 212 Lifespan Development
HES 235 Anatomy & Physiology II
S/A (Choose one below)

Abroad Courses

NUR 335 Med Surg Nursing II
*NUR 337 Prin of Pharm

Core or Elective
Core or Elective

NUR 393 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
NUR 395 Adv Med Surg Nur
NUR 398 Trans to Prof Pract.

Core or Elective

 

 

Fall Only Prerequisites:
BIO 101, CHE 106, HES 234

Spring Only Prerequisites:
BIO 218, HES 235

Summary of Credits
Core/Electives = 12 cr.
JAN Term = 2 cr.
Prerequisites = 9 cr.
Nursing Major = 11 cr.
Total Credits to Graduate = 34 cr.

*Courses may be taken in the fall or spring of junior year.

Prerequisite and Major Courses
Core Requirements (Challenge Curriculum) Prerequisite Courses (9) Nursing Major (11)

Arts (ARTSC)
Humanities (HUMN)
Natural Science (NTSCI): BIO 218, CHE 106, HES 235
Hum Beh. and Soc. Ins. (HBSI): PSY 100, S/A 111, S/A 113
Theological Studies (THEOL)
Challenge Seminar
Quantitative Reasoning (QUANT)
Wellbeing (WELBG)
Global Affairs and Cultures (GLAFC): S/A 111
US Identities and Difference (USIDG)
Non-English Language:

  • Sem 1
  • Sem 2

Writing in the First Year (WRIT): FTS
Writing and Information Literacy (WRITL)
Writing in the Discipline (WRITD): NUR 202
WRITL / WRITD: NUR 398
January Term

  • Sem 1
  • Sem 2

It is preferred that students take the Non-English Language and QUANT requirements in the first two years.

BIO 101 Principles of Biology (1)
BIO 218 Fundamentals of Microbiology (1)
CHE 106 Principles of Chemistry (1)
HES 212 Lifespan Development (1)
HES 234 Anatomy & Physiology I (1)
HES 235 Anatomy & Physiology II (1)
NUR 201 Pre-Health Professions (1)
PSY 100 General Psychology (1)

One of the following:

S/A 111 Cultural Anthropology (1) OR
S/A 112 Introduction to Sociology (1) OR
S/A 113 Social Problems (1) OR
S/A 225 Sociology of Aging (1) OR
S/A 231 Kinship and Marriage (1) OR
S/A 235 Social Inequality (1) OR
S/A 242 Drugs and Society (1) OR
S/A 262 Sociology of Medicine (1)

All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to admission / beginning upper division nusing courses.

Students must obtain CNA certification before enrolling in nursing courses.

Training sites

NUR 202 Research in the Health Sciences (WRITD)
Highly recommended to be completed first year in the nursing major, typically junior year.

NUR 310 Medical-Surgical Nursing I
NUR 311 Fundamentals of Nursing
NUR 335 Medical-Surgical Nursing II
NUR 337 Princicples of Pharmacology
NUR 383 Public Health
NUR 385 Pediatric Nursing
NUR 387 Maternal Newborn Nursing
NUR 393 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
NUR 395 Advanced Med-Surg Nursing III
NUR 398 Transitions to Professional Practice (WRITD)