Courses

Major: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Required theory courses: 13 hours

CR
NSG 254 The Character of Professional Nursing WI 4
NSG 303 Pathophysiology 3
NSG 433 Health Care Research for Evidence-Based Practice WI 3
NSG 473 Synthesis of NCLEX Assessment 3

Required lab/clinical courses: 46 hours
 
NSG 284 Holistic Assessment & Therapeutic Communication 4
NSG 348 Foundations of Adult Care 8
NSG 374 Medication & Complementary Therapies 4
NSG 384 Psych-Mental Health WI 4
NSG 388 Advanced Care of the Adult 8
NSG 416 Maternal-Child Nursing 6
NSG 403 Population-Based Health Care 3
NSG 479 Preceptorship: Intelligent Leadership & Management 9

Required nursing collateral (support) courses: 31 hours
 
BSN Program Orientation Competency (due with program application) 0
*CHE 134 General, Organic, & Biochemistry I 4
*CHE 144 General, Organic, & Biochemistry II 4
*BIO 174 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 214 Medical Microbiology 4
CSC 253 Informatics 3
SOC 383 Medical Social Work 3
MAT 143 Statistics 3
FCC 213 Human Development or PSY 253 Developmental Psychology 3
FCN 333 Integrative and Medical Nutrition Therapy 3
*MAT 013 Intermediate Algebra is required in the 1st semester (co-requisite with CHE134) if ACT Math sub-score is less than 21 or Math Placement score is less than 25  

Courses required for General Education, specified by the major, in addition to the above requirements: 42 hours
 
The Character Curriculum (CC) is highly recommended.  
*BIO 164 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
HST 153 or 163 Western Civilization 3
*PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology 3
ENW 133CC Classical Ideals of Character 3
*ENG 103, ENG 233/WC and SPC 103 9
  (College Composition I, Reformation/Modern Ideals of Character, and Public Speaking)  
BTS 183CC and BTS 383CC 6
  (Christian Worldview I and Christian Worldview II)  
PED 101 Lifetime Wellness and PED Activities elective (PED 121 Swimming Competency) 2
IDS 103 Patriotic Education 3
ART/DRM/MUS 103 3
  (Exploration of Art/Drama/Music)  
POL 103 American National Government 3
ONE OF THE FOLLOWING (Philosophy/Fine Arts elective) 3
  PHI 223CC Medieval/Renaissance Ideals of Character  
  DRM 173 Movement Training for the Stage  

* indicates required prerequisite courses for BSN admission consideration


Electives:
 
NSG 201 Trends in Healthcare 1
NSG 48V Nurses on Mission (internship) 1-12


NOTE: The minimum TOTAL credit hours required for a Nursing major is 132 hours. A student with a BSN major must average 17 hours per semester to graduate in four years. Students desiring to enter the nursing major must make application to the program by March 1. Applications are distributed from the nursing department office. Notification of acceptance will be made by June 1.

 


 


 


 



 



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