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School of Nursing Requirements


*For students in Sophomore II nursing classes prior to spring 2018.

Nursing Courses

Pre-Licensure Students and BSN/ACC*

  • NURS 212: Introduction to Pharmacological Concepts Related to Nursing  (3)
  • NURS 215: Pathophysiology (3)
  • NURS 282: Concepts in Professional Nursing (3)
  • NURS 311: Mental Health Nursing (2)
  • NURSP 312: Mental Health Nursing Practicum (1)
  • NURS 316: Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (2)
  • NURSP 317: Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family Practicum (1)
  • NURS 326: Health Assessment in Nursing Practice (2)
  • NURSL 326: Health Assessment in Nursing Practice Lab (1)
  • NURS 328: Mentoring in Professional Nursing I (0.5)
  • NURS 329: Mentoring in Professional Nursing II (0.5)
  • NURS 336: Introduction to Nursing Therapeutics and Illness Management (3)
  • NURSP 337: Introduction to Nursing Therapeutics and Illness Management Practicum (2)
  • NURS 338: Mentoring in Professional Nursing III (0.5)
  • NURS 339: Mentoring in Professional Nursing IV (0.5)
  • NURS 342: Nursing Care of Children (2)
  • NURSP 343: Nursing Care of Children Practicum (1)
  • NURS 344: Nursing Care of Adults (3)
  • NURSP 345: Nursing Care of Adults Practicum (2)
  • NURS 346: Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Nursing Practice (1)
  • NURS 347: Nursing Care of the Older Adult (3)
  • NURS 356: Nursing Research: Connecting Research and Practice (3)
  • NURS 357: Community and Population Focused Nursing Care (2)
  • NURSP 358: Community and Population Focused Nursing Care Practicum (1)
  • NURS 366: Advanced Nursing Therapeutics (3)
  • NURSP 367: Advanced Nursing Therapeutics Practicum (1.5)
  • NURSL 368: Advanced Therapeutics Lab and Simulation (0.5)
  • NURS 390: Health Policy and Politics (2)
  • NURS 392: Nursing Management in Professional Nursing Practice (3)
  • NURSP 393: Nursing Management in Professional Nursing Practice Practicum (3)
  • NURS XXX: Electives (2)

BSN/LPN Students*

LPN students receive 12.5 credits of advanced placement nursing credit. This credit will be held in escrow until the student successfully completes 12 credits of required nursing courses with a grade of "C" or better and attains a nursing grade-point average of 2.3.

  • NURS 212: Introduction to Pharmacological Concepts Related to Nursing (3)
  • NURS 215: Pathophysiology (3)
  • NURS 282: Concepts in Professional Nursing (3)
  • NURS 311: Mental Health Nursing (2)
  • NURSP 312: Mental Health Nursing Practicum (1)
  • NURS 316: Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (2)
  • NURS 326: Health Assessment in Nursing Practice (2)
  • NURSL 326: Health Assessment in Nursing Practice Lab (1)
  • NURS 329: Mentoring in Professional Nursing II (0.5)
  • NURS 338: Mentoring in Professional Nursing III (0.5)
  • NURS 339: Mentoring in Professional Nursing IV (0.5)
  • NURS 342: Nursing Care of Children (2)
  • NURS 344: Nursing Care of Adults (3)
  • NURSP 345: Nursing Care of Adults Practicum (2)
  • NURS 346: Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Nursing Practice (1)
  • NURS 356: Nursing Research: Connecting Research and Practice (3)
  • NURS 357: Community- and Population-Focused Nursing Care (2)
  • NURSP 358: Community- and Population-Focused Nursing Care Practicum (1)
  • NURS 366: Advanced Nursing Therapeutics (3)
  • NURSP 367: Advanced Nursing Therapeutics Practicum (2)
  • NURSL 368: Advanced Nursing Therapeutics Lab and Simulation (0)
  • NURS 390: Health Policy and Politics (2)
  • NURS 392: Nursing Management in Professional Nursing Practice (3)
  • NURSP 393: Nursing Management in Professional Nursing Practice Practicum (3)

 *Supportive Courses

  • BIOL 202: Human Anatomy (4)
  • BIOL 203: Human Physiology (4)
  • BIOL 206: Microbiology (4)
  • CHEM 109: Survey of General, Organic and Bio-Chemistry (4)
  • COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals (3)
  • PSYCH 101: Principles and Methods of Psychology (3)
  • PSYCH 199: Human Development Through the Life Cycle (3)
  • PSYCH 204: Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • SOC/ANTH: From Approved List (3)
  • COMM 101: Fundamentals of Speech (3)
  • ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing (3)
  • MATH 135: College-Level Math (3)

RN to BSN Online Option**

  • NURS 343: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice: Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing (3)
  • NURS 345: Theoretical, Ethical, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Care (3)
  • NURS 384: Information Management and Technology for Patient Care (3)
  • NURS 386: Scholarly Inquiry and Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (3)
  • NURS 443: Health Assessment (4)
  • NURS 445: Global Health- and Population-Based Care (4)
  • NURS 484: Nursing Collaboration and Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety (4)
  • NURS 486: Capstone in Nursing Practice (4)

**Supportive Courses

  • ACSU 111: Online Student Orientation (0)
  • PHIL 150: The Examined Life (3)
  • RELST 271: Jesus and the Gospels (3)

The School of Nursing reserves the right to amend policies and procedures, and other program information as necessary. All changes will be communicated promptly.