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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Department of Nursing offers three programs in nursing education: a four-year baccalaureate program, an RN-to-BSN program, and a continuing nursing education program. The degree program in the Department leads to the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (see course sequence below). Courses in the department are not applicable to the bachelor of arts degree.

Course Sequence - Classes of 2015 - 2017


Please refer to the College Catalogue and consult with your academic advisor for recommended course sequencing. Revised graduation requirements for each graduating class can be found in the Guide to the Core Curriculum.

Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond


Freshman Year
Conversatio I* Conversatio II*
Freshman English Social Statistics* or Biblical Theology*
General Psychology 101* Microbiology
Elementary Biochemistry 107* Introduction to Professional Nursing 110*

 

Sophomore Year
Anatomy & Physiology I Anatomy & Physiology II
Social Statistics* or Biblical Theology* Nursing Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill 127 (6 credits)
Mental Health Nursing 125 Pathopharmacology I 238
Health Assessment & Fundamentals of Nursing 126 AnaNursing Research 348 (2 credits)

 

Junior Year
Human Nature* or Ethics* Ethics*
Adult Medical Surgical Nursing 236 (8 credits) Core Elective in Historical Awareness*
Pathopharmacology II 239 (2 credits) Critical Care Nursing 340
Transition to Professional Practice 448 (2 credits) Maternal-Newborn Nursing
OR
Human Nature*
Core Elective in Aesthetic Engagement*
Pediatric Nursing 341
Community/Public Health Nursing*

 

Senior Year
Elective #1 Elective #2
Core Elective in Historical Awareness* Medical Ethics* 272 or Elective #1
Critical Care Nursing 340 Nursing Synthesis 450 (8 credits)
Maternal-Newborn Nursing 342
OR
Core Elective in Aesthetic Engagement*
Medical Ethics*
Pediatric Nursing 341
Community/Public Health Nursing* 449

*Course fulfills core requirements