Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required courses from General Education:

  • BI101 General Biology (3) and BI101L (1)
  • MA103 College Algebra (3) (Any student whose ACT Math subscore is below 20 must pass MA101/MA102 instead.)
  • SO101 Introduction to Sociology (3) OR SO102 Social Problems (3) OR SO150 Introduction to Anthropology (3)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (28 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

3 hours

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines.

  • Must include PY101 General Psychology (3).
  • Must include a 200- or 300-level course in SO or PY (3).

6 hours

Required SCIENCE courses:

  • BI107 Human Anatomy (4) and BI101L (1)
  • BI205 General Physiology (4) and BI205L (1)
  • BI305 Microbiology (3) and BI305L (1)
  • CH107 Chemistry for Allied Health (3)

17 hours


2 hours

Allied Health Requirements (9 Hours)

AH200   Introduction to Adaptation Nursing (3)


AH314   Pathophysiology (3)

AH316   Data Analysis for Nursing Practice (3)—[may be replaced with MA105 Elementary Statistics (3)]

Nursing Major Requirements (55 Hours)

NU304   Nursing Research (2)

NU307   Adaptation Nursing Applications (clinical and lab course) (5)


A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) may challenge NU307 by taking both a written and a practical examination. NU307 must either be successfully challenged or taken.   Students who pass this examination will take NU360, a special problems course for one credit hour. This course provides students with clinical experiences.


NU308   Health Assessment (lab course) (4)

NU309   Psychosocial Integrity (clinical course) (3)

NU312   Pharmacology I (2)

NU313   Pharmacology II (2)

NU321   Public Health and Community Nursing Concepts (clinical course) (3)

NU322   Family Nursing (clinical and lab course) (4)

NU334   Evidence-Based Adaptation Nursing I (clinical course) (8)

NU434   Evidence-Based Adaptation Nursing II (clinical course) (8)

NU451   Adaptation Nursing Practicum (clinical course) (6) (Capstone)

NU452   NCLEX Review (2)

NU456   Leadership and Management (3)

NU461   Gerontology (3)