CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

Current First Aid and CPR certification is required prior to the first nursing course and must be kept current while enrolled in nursing courses.

Freshman Year Hours
Chem 121-122 8
Eng 111-112 6
Math 140, 185, or 251 3-5
Micro 251 4
Nutr 100 3
Psych 110-120 6
Elective* 3

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Total Hours 33-35

 

Sophomore Year Hours
Comp Sc 201 3
Nurs 211 5
Nurs 221 3
Nurs 231 6
Psych 313 or similar course 3
Zool 251-252 8
Electives* 6
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Total Hours 34

 

Junior Year Hours
Math 210 3
Nurs 301 2
Nurs 302 2
Nurs 311 5
Nurs 321 or 350 8/7
Nurs 331 6
Nurs 341 6
Elective* 1/4
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Total Hours 35

 

Senior Year Hours
Nurs 400 8
Nurs 411 6
Nurs 421 2
Nurs 431 6
Nurs 441 5
Nurs 451 3
Elective* 3
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Total Hours 33

 

Minimum hours required for graduation: 135

*The following guidelines should be used in selecting elective courses:

        1. Six hours of electives must be selected from the following courses to provide a humanities focus:

            Art 110, 210, 211

            English 250, 251, 260, 261, 270, 271

            History 121, 122 or equivalent honors courses

            Music 111, 112

            Philosophy - any course

            Religious Studies 201, 202, 301

        2. Three hours of electives must be selected from the following courses to provide an oral communications focus:

            Communications 230 or 231

        3. Three hours of electives must be selected from the following courses to provide a sociological focus:

            Sociology 201 or 202.

        4. Three/four hours of general electives.


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