B.S.N. - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Pre-Licensure (NU.PL.BSN)

B.S.N. - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Pre-Licensure (NU.PL.BSN)

Major Requirements/Pre-Licensure (44 credits)
NU-205Pathophysiology 13
NU-210Nutrition and Health 13
NU-301Foundations of Nursing Practice I 16
NU-301LNursing I Lab0
NU-301PNursing I Practicum0
NU-308Maternal, Pediatric, and Newborn Nursing 16
NU-308PPPediatric and Newborn Nursing Practicum0
NU-308PMMaternal Nursing Practicum0
NU-310Introduction to Pharmacology for Nurses 13
NU-325Medical Surgical Nursing I 16
NU-325LMedical Surgical Nursing I Lab0
NU-325PMedical Surgical Nursing I Practicum0
NU-401Medical Surgical Nursing II 16
NU-401PMedical Surgical Nursing II Practicum0
NU-490Transition to Professional Practice 16
(Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) Effective 23/FA)
NU-490PTransition to Professional Practice Practicum0
NU-492Mental Health Tertiary Care 15
NU-492PMental Health Practicum0
Major Requirements/Nursing (27 credits)
NU-100Technology and Health Informatics3
(Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
NU-207Transcultural Health 13
(NU-207 satisfies Cultural Diversity (CD) in General Education)
NU-215Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing 13
NU-312Individual Health Assessment 13
NU-312LIndividual Health Assessment Lab0
NU-355Research Methods in Nursing 13
NU-390Nursing Care of the Aging Adult 13
NU-400Population Focused Care 16
NU-400PPopulation Focused Care Practicum0
NU-450Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare 13
Interdisciplinary Requirements (31 credits)
MA-151Statistics with Applications3
(Satisfies Mathematics in General Education)
PY-103Introduction to Psychology3
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
SO-101Introduction to Sociology3
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
BY-107Microbiology in Health and Disease 14
BY-111Anatomy and Physiology I 14
BY-112Anatomy and Physiology II 14
(BY-111 and BY-112 satisfy Natural Science (NS) in General Education)
CE-109Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry 14
3 Credits of a World Language3
(Satisfies Gen*ed World Language Requirement)
Select 3 credits from courses with Course Type NU.EL3
Free Electives (0 credits)
The number of free electives, if any, will be determined in consultation with your advisor.0
General Education Requirements (18 credits) 2
Complete 18 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 218
Total Credits120

Minimum Grade of C+ required


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Students in this program are required to have an overall GPA of 2.75.

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
BY-111 Anatomy and Physiology I (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL)4BY-112 Anatomy and Physiology II (Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL)4
PY-103 Introduction to Psychology (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV))3SO-101 Introduction to Sociology3
NU-100 Technology and Health Informatics (Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL))3FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3
Semester Credits16Semester Credits16
Second Year
BY-107 Microbiology in Health and Disease4NU-205 Pathophysiology3
MA-151 Statistics with Applications3NU-215 Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing3
NU-207 Transcultural Health3EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3
NU-210 Nutrition and Health3CE-109 Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry4
 NU-xxx Nursing Guided Elective (Course Type NU.EL)3
Semester Credits13Semester Credits16
Third Year
NU-301 Foundations of Nursing Practice I6NU-308 Maternal, Pediatric, and Newborn Nursing6
NU-301L Nursing I Lab0NU-308PP Pediatric and Newborn Nursing Practicum0
NU-301P Nursing I Practicum0NU-308PM Maternal Nursing Practicum0
NU-310 Introduction to Pharmacology for Nurses3NU-325 Medical Surgical Nursing I6
NU-312 Individual Health Assessment3NU-325L Medical Surgical Nursing I Lab0
NU-312L Individual Health Assessment Lab0NU-325P Medical Surgical Nursing I Practicum0
NU-390 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult3NU-355 Research Methods in Nursing3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
NU-401 Medical Surgical Nursing II6NU-400 Population Focused Care (Gen*Ed Experiential Education (ExEd)6
NU-401P Medical Surgical Nursing II Practicum0NU-400P Population Focused Care Practicum0
NU-492 Mental Health Tertiary Care5NU-450 Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare3
NU-492P Mental Health Practicum0NU-490 Transition to Professional Practice (Includes registration in NU-498P) Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD)6
PR-4xx Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3NU-490P Transition to Professional Practice Practicum0
Semester Credits14Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120