Sample Program of Study

BSN Nursing Prelicensure

Semester I

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 220 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
NUR 101 Introduction to Nursing 1
MTH 104 Mathematical Formulas, Models, and Probability 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Hours 17

Semester II

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 201 Physiological Basis of Nutrition 2
BIO 210 Microbiology 4
BIO 221 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MTH 140 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Hours 16

Semester III

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 290 Pathophysiology 3
CHM 111 Basic Organic and Biochemistry 4
SOC 300/400 level Humanities or Social Science Elective 3
PSY 201 Lifespan Psychology 3
SOC 211 Cultural Diversity 3
Total Hours 16

Semester IV

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
REL Religious Studies Elective 3
GEN General Education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Category 3
NUR 251 Concepts of Professional Nursing 3
NUR 252 Nursing Skills and Assessment 5
NUR 290 Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology 1
Total Hours 15

Semester V

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 302 Professional Nursing I 3
NUR 311 Pharmacology for Nursing I 1
NUR 335 Population Health Concepts I 5
NUR 380 Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare 3
NUR Program Elective 2
Total Hours 14

Semester VI

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 303 Professional Nursing II 3
NUR 312 Pharmacology for Nursing II 1
NUR 345 Population Health Concepts II 5
REL 290 Medical Ethics 3
NUR Program Elective 2
Total Hours 14

Semester VII

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 402 Professional Nursing III 3
NUR 411 Pharmacology for Nursing III 1
NUR 435 Population Health Concepts III 5
GEN Ed 300/400 Level General Education Course
NUR Program Elective 2
Total Hours 11

Semester VIII

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 403 Professional Nursing IV 4
NUR 413 Pharmacology for Nursing IV 2
NUR 445 Population Health Concepts IV 5
NUR Nursing Elective 2
NUR 481 NCLEX-RN Preparation 2
Total Hours 15