B.S. in Nursing - Traditional Program - Requirements

First Year - Fall Semester

Credits
PH101/CH84 Philosophy or Chemistry
3/4
EN 11 Texts and Contexts I
3
ML/VPA Modern Language or Visual-Performing Arts
3
MA 19/119 Introduction to Calculus
3
BI 107 Human Anatomy and Physiology      4
Total  
16/17

First Year - Spring Semester

Credits

NS 110/
NS 112

Introduction to Professional Nursing or
Healthcare Delivery Systems
3
EN 12 Texts and Contexts II
3
ML/VPA Modern Language or Visual-Performing Arts
3
CH 84/
PH101
Chemistry or
Philosophy
4/3
BI 108 Human Anatomy and Physiology      4
Total  
16/17

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

Credits
NS112/
NS 110
Healthcare Delivery Systems or
Introduction to Professional Nursing
3
NS 303 Basic Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology     3
PY111/
BI 151
Developmental Psychology or
Elements of Microbiology
3/4
MA 17
HI 10
Intro to Probability and Statistics or
Origins of the Modern World
3
RS 101 Exploring Religion
3
Total  
15/17

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

Credits
NS 270 Health Assessment
4
NS 272/
NS 305
Geriatric Nursing or
Mental Health Nursing
4
BI 151/
PY 111
Elements of Microbiology or
Developmental Psychology
4/3
MA 17 Intro to Probability and Statistics or
Origins of the Modern World
      3
Total  
14/15

Junior Year - Fall Semester

Credits
NS 301 Wellness to Illness
 4
NS 305/
NS 272
Mental Health Nursing or
Geriatric Nursing
    4
NS 307 Therapeutic Nursing Intervention     3
HI/EN History or English elective
 3
PH/RS Philosophy or Religions Studies elective
 3
Total  
17

Junior Year - Spring Semester

Credits
NS 310 Research in Nursing
3
NS 312 Patterns of Illness I
5
NS 314/
NS 323
Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family or
Nursing of Children and Family
4
AE Ethics Elective
3
Total  
15

Senior Year - Fall Semester

Credits
NS 323/
NS314
Nursing of Children and Family or
Nursing of Women and Childbearing Family
4
NS 325 Patterns of Illness II
5
RS/PH Religious Studies or Philosophy elective
3
EN 100-199 English Core Literature
3
SS Social Science elective
3
Total  
18

Senior Year - Spring Semester

Credits
NS 321 Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management
3
NS 330 Community, Public, and Global Health Nursing
4
NS 332 Transition: Professional Nursing Practice
4
EL Free Elective   3
EL Free Elective   3
Total  
17

Total Credits: 130
Total Courses: 38