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Sample 4-Year Pre-Licensure Nursing Curriculum Effective for Students Admitted to the Nursing Program Fall 2015

(schedule is subject to change)
Freshman Year

First Semester (13-14 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

General Biology w/lab

General Psychology

English Composition I

College Algebra

CORE

First Year Seminar (optional for transfer students)

 

General Chemistry I w/lab OR Molecules that Matter

Sociology, Social Problems-Social Change OR Intro to Social Welfare

Fundamentals of Communication

CORE 

CORE

     
Sophomore Year

First Semester (15 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

Nutrition 

Ethics

Anatomy and Physiology w/lab

CORE

CORE

 

Life Span Development

Statistics OR Social Statistics

Pathophysiology

General Microbiology w/lab

CORE

     
Junior Year

First Semester (15 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

Health Assessment

Foundations of Health & Illness Concepts

Development of Professional Nurse I

Pharmacology

Health Informatics

 

Health and Illness Concepts II

Women & Children Health Concepts

Psychosocial Nursing Concepts

Practicum I

CORE

     
Senior Year

First Semester (18 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

Health and Illness Concepts III

Development of Professional Nurse II

Gerontologic Nursing

Practicum II

Foundations of Evidence Based Nursing

CORE

 

 

Population Based Health Concepts

High Acuity Nursing Concepts

Analysis and Evaluation of Healthcare Systems

Practicum III

Capstone Practicum

CORE

     

 

Sample 4-Year Pre-Licensure Nursing Curriculum Effective for Students Admitted to the Nursing Program Fall 2014

(schedule is subject to change)
Freshman Year  

First Semester (13-14 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

 

General Biology w/lab

General Psychology

English Composition I

College Algebra OR Mathematical Perspectives

First Year Seminar (optional for transfer students)

 

General Chemistry I w/lab  OR Molecules that Matter

Sociology, Anthropology OR Social Problems-Social Change

Fundamentals of Communication

Art, Theater, or Music (CORE) 

World Civilization OR American Experience (CORE)

 
       
Sophomore Year  

First Semester (15 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

 

Nutrition 

Ethics

Religious Studies (CORE) 

Anatomy and Physiology w/lab

 

Life Span Development

Quantitative Methods OR Social Statistics

Literature (CORE) 

Pathophysiology

General Microbiology w/lab

 
       
Junior Year  

First Semester (15 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

 

Health Assessment

Patient Care Skills

Development of Professional Nurse I

Health and Illness Concepts I

Pharmacology

Health Informatics

 

Health and Illness Concepts II

Women & Children Health Concepts

Psychosocial Nursing Concepts

Practicum I

Electives

 
       
Senior Year  

First Semester (18 hours)

 

Second Semester (16 hours)

 

Health and Illness Concepts III

Development of Professional Nurse II

Gerontologic Nursing

Practicum II

Foundations of Evidence Based Nursing

Interdisciplinary Studies/Philosophy/Religious Studies (CORE)

Electives

 

Population Based Health Concepts

High Acuity Nursing Concepts

Analysis and Evaluation of Healthcare Systems

Practicum III

Capstone Practicum

Interdisciplinary Studies (CORE)

 
       
       

 

 







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