Nursing Program of Study

General Education    Credit Hours   
BIOL 1611 & 1611L  Human Anatomy & Physiology I    4   
BIOL 1612 & 1612L  Human Anatomy & Physiology II    4   
BIOL 1913 & 1913L  Microbiology    4   
COMM 1201  Public Speaking *    3   
ENGL 1101  English Composition I *    3   
HIST 2111 or 2112  U.S. History *    3   
HUMANITIES  (Core I Area C) (a)    3   
MATH 1001  Quantitative Skills and Reasoning    3   
PHED 1101 Choices for Life    1   
POLS 1101  American Government *    3   
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology *    3   
RSCH 1203  Research Strategies & Technology    1   
Total Credit Hours    35   

* or honors version

(a) PHIL 2020 or PHIL 2030 is recommended as the Area C Elective, the Core Area C elective must be literature, humanities, or fine arts course. A foreign language course may NOT be used to fulfill this requirement.

Professional Curriculum for Generic Track
You must be admitted to the Nursing Program to start the Professional Curriculum.
Students admitted to the Spring Semester are required to enroll in a course for the Summer Semester.
Students admitted to the Fall Semester may enroll in a course in the Summer Semester if courses are offered with permission from the Department Chair.

First Semester    Credit Hours   
NURS 1921  Fundamental Concepts of Nursing    8   
Second Semester     
NURS 1930 Intermediate Concepts of Nursing    9   
Third Semester     
NURS 2922  Obstetrics Nursing Concepts    3   
NURS 2924  Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Concepts    3   
NURS 2927  Pediatric Nursing Concepts    4   
Fourth Semester     
NURS 2928  Advances Concepts of Nursing    9   
Total Credit Hours    36   
  • Any college level math course at the 1001 level or above will meet requirements.
  • The passing of standardized nursing exams is required for successful progression from course to course and from First Year to Second Year.
  • Each biology course and lab must have a minimum grade of "C." (Admissions requirement is a cumulative GPA of 2.7 in the biology courses required for nursing.) All biology courses, listed under Nursing General Education, older than six years must be repeated. 
  • Chemistry is required as a prerequisite for BIOL 1611 and 1611L. (Please contact the Science Department regarding these Chemistry requirements)

Students must earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better on courses presented for graduation.