Options for Program Planning

Nursing

Program Planning Option 1
First Year Student Sophomore Junior Senior
Fall Semester Fall Semester Fall Semester Fall Semester

FTS 100
BIO 101 Principles of Biology
PSY 100 General Psychology

CHE 106 General Chemistry
HES 234 Anatomy & Physiology I

NUR 310
NUR 311

*NUR202

NUR 383
NUR 385
NUR 387

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

BIO 218 Fundamentals of Microbiology
HES 212 or PSY 234 (Choose one below)
S/A (Choose one below)

HES 235 Anatomy & Physiology II

NUR 201 Pre-health Professions

NUR 335
*NUR 337

NUR 393
NUR 395
NUR 398 (WRITD)

Prerequisite and Major Courses
Prerequisite Courses for Nursing Major (9) Required Courses for Nursing Major (10) Supporting Courses (2)

BIO 101 Principles of Biology (1)
BIO 218 Fundamentals of Microbiology (1)
CHE 106 General Chemistry (1)
HES 234 Anatomy & Physiology I (1)

HES235 Anatomy & Physiology II (1)
NUR 201 Pre-health Professions (1) 
PSY 100 General Psychology (1)

One of the following:

HES 212 Lifespan Development (1)

OR

PSY 234 Developmental Psychology (1)

One of the following:

S/A 111 Cultural Anthropology (1) OR

S/A 112 Sociology (1) OR
S/A 113 Social Problems (1) OR
S/A 231 Kinship, Marriage and Human Sexuality (1) OR
S/A 242 Drugs and Society (1) OR
S/A 262 Sociology of Medicine (1) OR
GWSS 224 Staying Alive (1)

It is preferred that students take the general education language and MATHL requirements in the first two years.

Students must obtain CNA certification before enrolling in nursing courses.

Training sites

NUR 310 Medical-Surgical Nursing I (1)
NUR 311 Fundamentals of Nursing (1)
NUR 335 Medical-Surgical Nursing II (1)
*NUR 337 Principles of Pharmacology (1)
NUR 383 Public Health (1)
NUR 385 Pediatric Nursing (1)
NUR 387 Reproductive and Perinatal Health (1)
NUR 393 Psychiatric Mental Health (1)
NUR 395 Advanced Medical Surgical (1)
NUR 398 Transitions to Professional Practice (1) (WRITD)

* These courses may be taken fall or spring semester opposite of each other.

Optional: 0.5-1.0 Summer Internship course between the junior and senior year. Course must meet the MN Board of Nursing standards for summer internship.

Research (1)

NUR 202* Research in the Health Sciences (WRITI)

*Highly recommended to be completed prior to senior year.

Ethics (1 )

Students should consult with their advisor to determine what courses meet this requirement.

Recommended Options:

REL123 Faith, Religion, & Culture (1)
REL243 Ethics and Medicine (1)
PHI147 Applied Ethics(1)
PHI246 Ethical Theory (1)