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BSN curriculum plan


Prerequisites

• Chemistry – 3 (meets General Education requirement)

• Anatomy and Physiology** – 4

• Cell Biology and Microbes** (Microbiology) – 4 (meets GE requirement)

• Psychology – 3 (meets GE requirement)

• Pathophysiology** – 3

• Sociology – 3 (meets GE requirement)

• Life Span Development (Human Growth and Development or Developmental Psychology may be equivalent) – 3

• Statistics – 3

• Nutrition – 3

• English Composition II (Critical Writing) – 3 (meets GE requirement)

• Speech – 3 (meets GE requirement)

**Course must be successfully completed within 5 years prior to the fall start of the nursing program.

Additional General Education (GE) requirements

• Arts and Humanities – 6 credit hours from minimum 2 departments

• Science and Mathematics – 6 credit hours from minimum 2 departments

• Social Sciences – 6 credit hours from minimum 2 departments

• Bible and Religion – 3 credit hours


Nursing curriculum

Fall – 1st semester

NSG300 Foundations of Nursing – 3

NSG311 Health Assessment – 2

NSG312 Nursing Care of the Adult I – 4

NSG314 Pharmacology I – 1

NSG320 Clinical Practicum – 3

ISD300N Convocation – .25

     TOTAL HOURS: 13.25

Spring – 2nd semester

NSG327 Mental Health Nursing – 4

NSG329 Nursing Care of the Adult II – 3

NSG335 Clinical Practicum II – 3

NSG336 Pharmacology II – 1

NSG340 Evidence-Based Practice – 2

IDS300N Convocation – .25

     TOTAL HOURS: 13.25

May Term

BRL457 Basic Issues of Faith and Life* – 4

Fall – 3rd semester

NSG401 Maternal Newborn – 3

NSG402 Child and Family – 3

NSG403 Community Health** – 3

NSG408 Pharmacology III – 1

NSG410 Clinical Practicum III – 3

ISD300N Convocation – .25

     TOTAL HOURS: 13.25

Spring – 4th semester

NSG416 Complex Nursing Care of the Adult – 2

NSG417 Nursing Leadership and Management*** – 3

NSG425 Clinical Practicum IV – 2

NSG426 Bethel Capstone – 3

NSG430 Synthesis – 3

IDS300N Convocation – .25

     TOTAL HOURS: 13.25

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 57

*Meets Integrating Faith and Learning GE requirement

**Meets Cross-Cultural Learning GE requirement

***Meets Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies GE requirement

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