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Curriculum 


The UBSN overall BSN curriculum plan illustrates the required sequencing of courses for Academic Year 2017-2018.  Each course is a prerequisite to the next course in a sequence. Nursing courses run concurrently within a semester. Students must achieve a “C+” (77) or better in all nursing courses to progress in the BSN nursing program and to graduate.

Total Credits: 120
Nursing. Credits: 65
College General Education Credits: 55

Year I: Pre-Nursing Gen Ed Courses


Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

English Composition (ENG 101)

3

Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 113)

4

General Psychology (PSYC 103)

3

Freshman Seminar / Liberal Arts Electives (FYS 101)

3

Introduction to College Algebra and Statistics (MATH 103)

3

Total

16


Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 114)

4

Public Communication (MCOM 110)

3

Principles of Sociology (SOC 101)

3

Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 113)

4

Lifespan Development (PSYC 205)

3

Total

17

Year II: Nursing


Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

Microbiology (BIO 106)

4

Fine Arts

3

Intro to Professional Nursing (NURS 201)

2

Fundamentals of Professional Nursing (NURS 202)

4

Health Promotion I: Health Assessment (NURS 204)

3

Total

16


Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

Health Maintenance & Restoration (NURS 206)

6

Pharmacology for the Professional Nurse (NURS 208)

3

Elementary Statistics (MATH 203)

3

Humanities

3

Total

15

Year III: Nursing


Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

The Research Process in Nursing (NURS 314)

3

Health Maintenance & Restoration II (NURS 316)

6

Elective

3

Humanities

3

Total

15


Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

Essentials of Family Nursing (NURS 323)

5

Health Policy & Health Systems (NURS 328)

3

Essentials of Psych/Mental Health Nursing (NURS 318)

4

Fundamentals of Nutrition (HSCI 230)

3

Total

15

Year IV: Nursing


Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

Health Promotion II:  Population Health & the Community (NURS344)

5

Leadership and Management Roles in Nursing
(NURS 345)

3

Health Maintenance & Restoration III (NURS 326)

6

Total

14


Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses

Credits

Current Issues & Trends in Nursing (NURS 357)

3

Transition to Prof. Practice: Sr. Practicum (NURS 358)

6

Capstone II (NURS 393)

3

Total

12