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Nursing Curriculum

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Special announcement for transfer students:

The Department of Nursing does NOT accept transfer students into the pre-licensure nursing program.

Plan of Study:  4-Year

First Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
INST 150 Intro to Faith, Reason, Justice 3 CHEM 118  Chem for the Health Sciences 4
ENG 102  College Writing 3 INST 160/161 Heritage of Western Thought 3
MATH 140  College Algebra 3 PSY 100 General Psychology 3
BKIN 100  Fit for Life 3 Lit/Arts Aesthetically Literate 3
BIB 101  Old Testament 3 BIB 102  New Testament 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
BIO 233  Human A&P I 4 BIO 234  Human A&P II 4
EXSC 220  Basic Nutrition Science 3 BIO 216  Intro to Microbiology 4
MATH 220  Statistics 3 THEO 200 Formed in Christ Thought 3
Beyond the West  Globally Literate 3 NURS 320  Introduction to Professional Holistic Nursing 4
NURS 250 Academic Nursing Essentials 3
Total Credits 16 Total Credits 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
NURS 310  Pathophysiology/Pharmacology 4 NURS 360 Nursing Care of Adults I 4
NURS 340  Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 5 NURS 380  Nursing Care in Mental Health & Illness 4
NURS 350  Health Promotion, Health Education & Physical Assessment 5 NURS 390  Maternal-Child Nursing Care 4
Justice  Knowledge in Doing Justice 3 NURS 404  Nursing Research 3
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Credits Course Credits
NURS 370  Nursing Care of Adults II 4 NURS 440  Nursing Care of Adults III 4
NURS 450  Pediatric Nursing Care 4 NURS 460  Nursing Care and Chronic Illness 4
NURS 403  Holistic Family/Community Nursing Practice 4 NURS 480 The Art of Nursing: Capstone 3
NURS 402  Leadership in Nursing Practice 3 NURS 485 Synthesis of Nursing Knowledge 4
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
Total Credits  124

 

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