BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Pre-Licensure

Major Requirements/Pre-Licensure (42 credits)
NU-100Technology and Health Informatics3
(Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
NU-201Foundations of Nursing Practice I 16
NU-201LNursing I Lab0
NU-201PNursing I Practicum0
NU-202Nursing II 16
NU-202LNursing II Lab0
NU-202PNursing II Practicum0
NUPD-203Nursing III - Pediatrics 13
NUPD-203PNursing III Pediatrics Practicum0
NUOB-203Nursing III - Obstetrics 13
NUOB-203PNursing III Obstetrics Practicum0
NUPY-204Nursing IV - Psychiatric3
NUPY-204PNursing IV - Psychiatric Practicum0
NUMS-204Nursing IV - Medical/Surgical3
NUMS-204PNursing IV - Medical/Surgical Practicum0
NU-205Pathophysiology 13
NU-206Introduction to Pharmacology for Nurses 13
NU-380Nutrition and Health3
NU-490Transition to Professional Licensure6
Major Requirements/Nursing (30 credits)
NU-311Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing3
NU-312Individual Health Assessment3
NU-355Research Methods in Nursing3
NU-360Transcultural Health3
NU-365Wisdom, Wellness and Aging3
(NU-360 or NU-365 satisfies Cultural Diversity (CD)/Global Understanding (GU) in General Education)
NU-413Community Health Nursing I: Nursing of the Young Family3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
NU-414Community Health Nursing II: Nursing of Communities3
NU-415Community Health Nursing Laboratory 13
NU-440Health Policy3
NU-450Nursing for the Future 13
NU-450PNursing 450 Practicum0
Interdisciplinary Requirements (25 credits)
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
Select 3 credits of Guided Electives from courses designated with Course Type: NU.EL 33
Free Electives (0 credits) 4
Complete up to 0 credits of free electives. 40
General Education Requirements (24 credits) 5
Complete 24 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 524
Total Credits121


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • In order to be eligible for graduation honors, 57 credits MUST be completed at Monmouth University.

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
Nursing Guided Elective Course Type NU.EL (recommend Medical Terminology)3Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3
Semester Credits16Semester Credits16
Second Year
CE-109 Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry4BY-107 Microbiology in Health and Disease4
NU-360 Transcultural Health3NU-311 Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing3
NU-380 Nutrition and Health3NU-365 Wisdom, Wellness and Aging3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3MA-151 Statistics with Applications3
 EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3
Semester Credits13Semester Credits16
Third Year
NU-201 Foundations of Nursing Practice I6NU-202 Nursing II6
NU-201L Nursing I Lab0NU-202L Nursing II Lab0
NU-312 Individual Health Assessment3NU-202P Nursing II Practicum0
NU-205 Pathophysiology3NU-206 Introduction to Pharmacology for Nurses3
NU-355 Research Methods in Nursing3NUOB-203 Nursing III - Obstetrics3
 NUOB-203P Nursing III Obstetrics Practicum0
 NUPD-203 Nursing III - Pediatrics3
 NUPD-203P Nursing III Pediatrics Practicum0
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
NU-307 Medical Surgical Nursing II6NU-490 Transition to Professional Licensure (Includes registration in NU-498P (Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD)6
NU-307P Medical Surgical Nursing II0NU-450 Nursing for the Future3
NUMS-204 Nursing IV - Medical/Surgical3NU-450P Nursing 450 Practicum0
NUMS-204P Nursing IV - Medical/Surgical Practicum0NU-400 Population Focused Care (Gen*Ed Experiential Education (ExEd)6
NUPY-204 Nursing IV - Psychiatric3 
NUPY-204P Nursing IV - Psychiatric Practicum0 
PR-4xx Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Total Credits 121