Curriculum

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The bachelor of science in nursing program consists of 121 credits.

Advanced Placement Credits - Students with an associate degree in nursing may transfer in up to 68 credits from an accredited associate degree program. Students that transfer in fewer than 68 credits will take additional electives to achieve the 121 credits required to graduate with a baccalaureate degree.

Advanced Core Credits - Students will take 20 credits of advanced core courses tailored to the practicing nurse. These four credit courses are completed in seven-week blocks online. Students can complete up to eight credits during the fall and spring semesters and up to seven credits in the summer.

Nursing Major Requirements - Students will take 33 required credits for the nursing major: nursing courses (27 credits), BMS 318: Pathophysiology (3 credits), and an open elective (3 credits). All nursing courses are offered online, with one summer residency, which consists of two short-term course requirements

Advanced Core Courses
Course Title Credits
HS 391 The Body in the British Empire 4
HS 394 Doctors, Diseases, and Death in the Western World 4
PO 301 Critical Thinking About Politics 4
PO 302 The Global Civic Dilemma 4
TBD TBD 4
Required Courses
NUR 370 /
NUR 470
Residency I / Residency II 2
NUR 380 Health Promotion & Wellness 3
NUR 382 Nursing Science and Information Literacy 3
NUR 384 Health Assessment 3
NUR 475 Practice Experience I 1
NUR 477 Practice Experience II 1
NUR 478 Research & Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 2
NUR 479 Practice Experience III 1
NUR 480 Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations 2
NUR 482 Interprofessional Practice & Quality Improvement 2
NUR 484 Community and Public Health Nursing 3
NUR 486 Contemporary Issues and Roles in Nursing Practice 3
NUR 518 Principles of Ethical Theory in Nursing 1
BMS 318 Pathophysiology 3
Open Elective 3

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change

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