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

    Freshman Year - First Semester

    • BI 107 - Foundations of Biochemistry
    • *
    • PY 101 - General Psychology
    • *
    • HU 103 - Conversatio I
    • *
    • EN 105 - Freshman English
    • *

    Freshman Year - Second Semester

    • NU 110 - Introduction to Professional Nursing
    • *
    • BI 108 - Microbiology
    • HU 104 - Conversatio II
    • *
    • SO 212 - Social Statistics
    • *

      or TH1XX

      or TH1xx Biblical Literacy*

    Sophomore Year - First Semester

    • NU 126 - Health Assessment & Fundamentals of Nursing
    • BI 331 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I
    • NU 125 - Mental Health Nursing
    • SO 212 - Social Statistics
    • * or TH1xx Biblical Literacy*

    Sophomore Year - Second Semester

    • NU 127 - Nursing Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill
    • (6 credits)
    • NU 238 - Pathopharmacology I
    • NU 348 - Nursing Research
    • (2 credits)
    • BI 332 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II

    Junior Year - First Semester

    • NU 236 - Adult Medical Surgical Nursing
    • 8 credits

      (8 credits)

    • NU 239 - Pathopharmacology II
    • 2 credits

      (2 credits)

    • NU 349 - Transition to Professional Practice
    • 2 credits

      (2 credits)

    • PH 105 - Human Nature Seminar
    • *

      or
    • PH 107 - Ethics Seminar
    • *

    Junior Year - Second Semester

    • NU 340 - Critical Care Nursing
    • NU 342 - Maternal-Newborn Nursing
    • Core (Historical Awareness)*
    • PH 107 - Ethics Seminar
    • *

      or
    • NU 341 - Pediatric Nursing
    • NU 449 - Community/Public Health Nursing
    • Core (Aesthetic Engagement)*
    • PH 105 - Human Nature Seminar
    • *

    Senior Year - First Semester

    • NU 340 - Critical Care Nursing
    • NU 342 - Maternal-Newborn Nursing
    • Core (Historical Awareness)*
    • Elective #1
    • or
    • NU 341 - Pediatric Nursing
    • NU 449 - Community/Public Health Nursing
    • *
    • TH 272 - Medical Ethics
    • *
    • Core (Aesthetic Engagement)*

    Senior Year - Second Semester

    • NU 450 - Nursing Synthesis
    • 8 credits

      (8 credits)

    • TH 272 - Medical Ethics
    • or Elective #1

      * or Elective #1

    • Elective #2

    • *Course fulfills core requirements
    Margaret Hayes

    Margaret Hayes

    Nursing

    "Any time I tell a physician where I teach, they say 'you have by far the best students.'"

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