Baccalaureate Plan of Study
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The following are the recommended courses for completion of the prerequisites for admission to the upper division BSN program. All students who are planning to pursue admission to the upper division BSN program should contact the Director of Student Services for advisement, and review the Pre-nursing Advisement Guidelines.

Area I
EH 101 English Composition 3 SH
EH 102 English Composition 3 SH
Total 6 SH
Area II
Literature* 3 SH
Literature* 3 SH
Fine Arts Elective 3 SH
EH 141 Oral Communication 3 SH
Total 12 SH
Area III
BY 101/103 Intro to Biology 4 SH
CY 115 Concepts of General Chemistry I 4 SH
MS 112 Pre Calculus Algebra 3 SH
Total 11 SH
Area IV
History* 3 SH
History* 3 SH
PSY 201 Principles of Psychology 3 SH
PSY 222 Human Development 3 SH
Total 12 SH
Area V
BY 263 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 SH
BY 264 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 SH
BY 283 Health Microbiology 4 SH
FCS 322 Normal Nutrition 3 SH
MS 204 Basic Statistics 3 SH
NU 121 Ethics in Nursing 3 SH
Total 21 SH
Total Prerequisite Hours 62
* 3 hours required and must have a 6 hours sequence of either literature or history.

Upper Division Nursing Courses :
For Students Entering Upper Division Fall 2012 and Thereafter

Junior Year
1st Semester
NU 306 Pharmacology 4 SH
NU 309 Health Assessment 4 SH
NU 311 Foundation of Nursing Practice 6 SH
Total 14 SH
2nd Semester
NU 326 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 5 SH
NU 325 Adult Health in Secondary and Community Settings 5 SH
NU 322 Health Deviations and Clinical Interventions 3 SH
Total 13 SH
May
NU 340 Professional Practice and Care of the Aging Population 3 SH
Total 3 SH
Senior Year
3rd Semester
NU 404 Childbearing Families 5 SH
NU 403 Nursing Care of Children and Families 5 SH
NU 422 Nursing Leadership and Health Policy 2 SH
Total 12 SH
4th Semester
NU 424 Adult Health in Secondary, Tertiary, and Community Settings 5 SH
NU 426 Community Health Across the Lifespan 5 SH
NU 433 Advanced Health Deviations and Clinical Interventions 3 SH
Total 13 SH
5th Semester
NU 428 Practicum 6 SH
NU 455 Transition to Professional Nursing 4 SH
NU 400 Research and Outcomes Management 2 SH
Total 12 SH
Total Upper Division Hours 67
Total Semester Hours 129