Curriculum

The 120-credit bachelor of science in nursing program allows you to transfer 60-68 credits from advanced placement courses. The curriculum is made up of five advanced core courses and 13 required courses, including practice experiences, which are designed by the student based upon the associated course content. The required courses cover both nursing major and graduation requirements.

Advanced Core Courses (20 credits):
Course Title Credits
HS 391 Colonizing the Body 4
HS 394 Doctors, Diseases and Death in the Western World 4
IDD 205 Visual Thinking: Practice and Process 4
PO 301 Critical Thinking About Politics 4
PO 302 The Global Civic Dilemma 4
Required Courses (32-40 credits):
NUR 380 Health Promotion & Wellness 3
NUR 382 Nursing Science & Information Literacy 3
NUR 475* Practice Experience I 1
NUR 477* Practice Experience II 1
NUR 478 Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 2
NUR 479* Practice Experience III 1
NUR 480 Interprofessional Practice and Quality Improvement 3
NUR 482 Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations 2
NUR 484 Community and Public Health Nursing 3
NUR 486 Contemporary Issues and Roles in Nursing Practice 3
NUR 540 Educational Principles for the Health Care Professional 3
NUR 544 Introduction to Informatics 3
NUR 602 Principles of Ethical Theory in Nursing 1
Open Elective 3

*Practice Experiences: The curriculum includes three one-credit practice experiences (NUR 475, NUR 477 and NUR 479). Students design their own practice experiences based upon the associated course content. Additionally, students are expected to make their own arrangements in appropriate agencies to complete their practice experience objectives.

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.