Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry Level

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First Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
NU 100

SC 180

SL 180
Professional Concepts in Nursing
OR
Principles of Gen Chemistry
and
Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
SC 121

SL 121
Anatomy and Physiology I
and
Anatomy/Physiology Lab I
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.

Second Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
SC 122

SL 122
Anatomy and Physiology II
and
Anatomy/Physiology Lab II
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.
SC 180

SL 180

NU 100
Principles of Gen Chemistry
and
Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I
OR
Professional Concepts in Nursing
3 CR.HR.

1 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

Third Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
NU 206
Health Promotion Across the Life Span
3 CR.HR.
NU 211

NL 211
Nursing Intervention I
and
Clinical: Nursing Intervetion I
3 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
SC 233
Pathophysiology
3 CR.HR.
SC 234
Nutrition
3 CR.HR.

Fourth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
NU 208

NL 208
Health Assessment
and
Clinical: Health Assessment
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
NU 212

NL 212
Nursing Intervention II
and
Clinical: Nursing Intervention II
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
NU 214
Pharmacology
3 CR.HR.
SC 241

SL 241
Microbiology
and
Microbiology Lab
4 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
SY 201
Principles of Sociology
3 CR.HR.

Fifth Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
D6
Communications Elective 3
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
NU 315

NL 315

NU 324

NL 324
Child Health
and
Clinical: Child Health
OR
Maternal and Newborn Nursing
and
Clinical: Maternal and Newborn Nursing
5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
NU 322

NL 322
Adult/Family Health I
and
Clinical: Adult/Family Hlth I
5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
NU 320
Nursing Research
3 CR.HR.
NU 323

NL 323
Adult/Family Health II
and
Clinical: Adult/Family Hlth II
5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
NU 324

NL 324

NU 315

NL 315
Maternal and Newborn Nursing
and
Clinical: Maternal and Newborn Nursing
OR
Child Health
and
Clinical: Child Health
5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.

Seventh (or Eighth) Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
D7

D8
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required
OR
Fine Arts Elective - 1 three-credit course or 3 one-credit courses required


ELC NU XXX

NU 426
ELECTIVE - NURSING
OR
Policy Leadership and Management in Nursing


3 CR.HR.
NU 412

NL 412

NU 422

NL 422
Community Health
and
Clinical: Community Health
OR
Community Mental Health
and
Clinical: Community Mental Health
5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
NU 424

NL 424
High Acuity Nursing
OR
Senior Practicum
3 CR.HR.

4-5 variable CR. HR.

Eighth (or Seventh) Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
D7

D8
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required
OR
Fine Arts Elective - 1 three-credit course or 3 one-credit courses required


ELC NU XXX

NU 426
ELECTIVE - NURSING
OR
Policy Leadership and Management in Nursing


3 CR.HR.
NU 422

NL 422

NU 412

NL 412
Community Mental Health
and
Clinical: Community Mental Health
OR
Community Health
and
Clinical: Community Health
5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.

5 CR.HR.

0 CR.HR.
NU 424

NL 424
High Acuity Nursing
OR
Senior Practicum
3 CR.HR.

4-5 variable CR. HR.