B.S.N. Curriculum Sequence (4 year)

Year 1

fall semester

  • First-Year Seminar – 1 hour
  • College Writing I – 3 hours
  • General Psychology – 3 hours
  • College Algebra – 3 hours
  • Introductory Chemistry or General Chemistry I – 4 hours

TOTAL – 14 hours

spring semester

  • Anatomy and Physiology – 5 hours
  • Principles of Nutrition – 3 hours
  • Developmental Psychology – 3 hours
  • College Writing II – 3 hours

TOTAL – 14 hours


Year 2

fall semester

  • Elementary Statistics – 3 hours
  • Lifetime Fitness (or elective) – 1 hour
  • Pathophysiology – 3 hours
  • Speech Communication – 3 hours
  • humanities elective – 3 hours
  • (Sociology of Families or spring Intro to Soc) – (3 hours)
  • general elective – 3 hours

TOTAL – 16 (19) hours

spring semester

  • Microbiology – 4 hours
  • Biblical Literature – 3 hours
  • Introduction to Sociology (or fall Soc of Families) – 3 hours
  • humanities elective – 3 hours
  • general elective – 3 hours

TOTAL – 16 hours


Year 3

fall semester

  • Nursing Foundations I (Fundamentals and Gerontology) – 8 hours
  • Holistic Assessment – 3 hours
  • Nursing Theories and Professional Practice (eight-week course) – 2 hours
  • Healthcare Ethics (eight-week course) – 2 hours

TOTAL – 15 hours

spring semester

  • Foundations II and Maternal/Child Nursing – 8 hours
  • Healthcare Systems, Policy and Finance (eight-week course) – 2 hours
  • Evidence-Based Practice (eight-week course) – 2 hours
  • Clinical Pharmacology I – transfer credit for Nurs 331 is awarded by competency testing – 2 hours
  • (Biblical Literature if still needed) – (3 hours)

TOTAL – 14 (17) hours


Year 4

fall semester

  • Acute Care Nursing I (Medical/Surgical, Mental Health and Management) – 9 hours
  • Population-Based Nursing – 4 hours
  • Clinical Pharmacology II – 2 hours

TOTAL – 15 hours

spring semester

  • Acute Care Nursing II (Medical Surgical and Complex Care) – 9 hours
  • Healthcare Informatics, Quality and Safety – 2 hours
  • Nursing Management and Leadership – 3 hours
  • Integration Seminar – 3 hours

TOTAL – 17 hours


Nursing course descriptions