Curriculum Plan for BSN Pre-Licensure

Suggested Curriculum Plan for Pre-Licensure Program

Freshman Year

NSG 101 Introduction to Nursing 1 SH
ENGL 101 Composition I or First Year Seminar 3 SH
HSCC 101, HEAL 111 or 123 Health & Wellness 3 SH
CHEM 132 Survey of Chemistry I 4 SH
MATH 130 College Algebra (or higher) 3 SH
Liberal Studies P1, P3, P4, P5 and/or P6 3 SH
    17 Hours


COMM 201 Intro to Communications 3 SH
CHEM 133 Survey of Chemistry II 4 SH
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 3 SH
Liberal Studies* P1, P3, P4, P5 and/or P6 3 SH
First Year Seminar First Year Seminar or ENGL 101 3 SH
    16 Hours

Sophomore Year

ENGL 202 Composition II 3 SH
BIOL 291 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 SH
ENVH 260/261 Etiology of Infectious Diseases w/lab 3 SH
Liberal Studies* P1, P3, P4, P5, and/or P6 3 SH
Elective   3 SH
    16 Hours


BIOL 292 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 SH
NSG 346 Pathophysiology for Nursing 3 SH
Liberal Studies* P1, P3, P4, P5 and/or P6 6 SH
ND 338 Normal and Therapeutic Nutrition 3 SH
    16 Hours

*Select courses from P1, P3, P4, P5, and P6. One Perspectives course must be a Freshman Seminar (except for transfer students with 15 or more hours) and one must be upper-level (ULP) outside the major. HSCC 322 (Medical Terminology) is highly recommended as an elective. See your faculty advisor for additional elective credit recommendations. Except for the upper-level Perspectives course, students should plan to complete the Liberal Studies requirements before the junior year.

All students must have at least 60 semester hours credit, 72 preferred, before admission to the BSN Pre-Licensure Program.

Junior Year

NSG 310 Foundations of Nursing 4 SH
NSG 311 Foundations of Nursing Practicum 3 SH
NSG 312 Nursing Assessment Across the Lifespan 3 SH
NSG 313 Pharmacotherapeutics in Nursing I 2 SH
NSG 314 Nursing Informatics 1 SH
NSG 322 Concepts of Geriatric Nursing 2 SH
    15 Hours


NSG 315 Nursing Ethics and Health Policy 2 SH
NSG 320 Concepts of Adult Nursing 4 SH
NSG 321 Adult Nursing Practicum 4 SH
NSG 323 Pharmacotherapeutics in Nursing II 2 SH
NSG 324 Evidence Based Nursing Practice 2 SH
    14 Hours

Senior Year

NSG 410 Concepts of Adult Nursing II 4 SH
NSG 411 Adult Nursing II Practicum 4 SH
NSG 412 Concepts of Maternal-Child Nursing 4 SH
NSG 413 Maternal-Child Nursing Practicum 3 SH
NSG 414 Advanced Technology & Pharmacotherapeutics in Nursing 1 SH
    16 Hours


NSG 420 Synthesis of Nursing Concepts 2 SH
NSG 421 Synthesis of Nursing Concepts Practicum 3 SH
NSG 422 Concepts of Community/Mental Health Nursing 4 SH
NSG 423 Community/Mental Health Nursing Practicum 4 SH
NSG 424 Concepts of Nursing Leadership in Management 2 SH
    15 Hours
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