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School of Nursing and Health Sciences 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 383: Electives (2)

BSN/LPN Students*

LPN students receive 12.5 credits of advanced placement nursing credit. (NURS 336, NURS 329, NURS 347, NURS 383, NURSP 317, NURSP 337, NURSP 343.) 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 328: Mentoring in Professional Nursing I (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 (0.5)
  • 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)

*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)
  • 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)
  • ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing (3)
  • MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics (3)
  • PE 124: Health and Nutrition Across The Life Span (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 299: Theology Informing Health Care (3)

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