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Sample 4-Year Curriculum

Sample Curriculum

Sample 4-Year Pre-Licensure Nursing Curriculum

(schedule is subject to change)

Freshman Year

First Semester (13-17 hours)

General Biology w/lab

General Psychology

English Composition I

College Algebra


First Year Seminar (optional for transfer students)

Second Semester (16 hours)

General Chemistry I w/lab OR Molecules that Matter

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

Fundamentals of Communication



Sophomore Year

First Semester (18 hours)



Anatomy and Physiology w/lab



Second Semester (16 hours)

Life Span Development

Statistics OR Social Statistics


General Microbiology w/lab


Junior Year

First Semester (15 hours)

Health Assessment

Foundations of Health & Illness Concepts

Development of Professional Nurse I


Health Informatics

Second Semester (16 hours)

Health and Illness Concepts II

Women & Children Health Concepts

Psychosocial Nursing Concepts

Practicum I


Senior Year

First Semester (17 hours)

Health and Illness Concepts III

Development of Professional Nurse II

Gerontologic Nursing

Practicum II

Foundations of Evidence Based Nursing


Second Semester (16 hours)

Population Based Health Concepts

High Acuity Nursing Concepts

Analysis and Evaluation of Healthcare Systems

Practicum III

Capstone Practicum


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