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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program 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 sequence.

 

Pre-Nursing (Non-Degree) Curriculum

Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
ENGL 101 English Composition 3
BIOL 113 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
PSYC 103 General Psychology 3
FYS 101 Freshman Seminar / Liberal Arts Elective 3
MATH 103 Introduction to College Algebra and Statistics 3
Total 16

Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
BIOL 114 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
MCOM 110 Public Communication 3
SOCI 101 Principles of Sociology 3
CHEM 113 Introductory to Chemistry 4
PSYC 205 Lifespan Development 3
Total 17

Year II: Nursing

Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
BIOL 106 Microbiology 4
NURS 201 Intro to Professional Nursing 2
NURS 202 Fundamentals of Professional Nursing (2 1/2 hr lect, 2.5 hr lab) 4
NURS 204 Health Promotion I: Health Assessment (100 min lect, 2.5 hr lab) 3
Fine Arts 3
Total 16

Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
NURS 206 Health Maintenance & Restoration I (2 ½ hr lect, 9 hr clinical) 6
NURS 208 Nutrition & Pharmacology 3
MATH 203 Elementary Statistics 3
Humanities 3
Total 15

Year III: Nursing

Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
NURS 315 The Research Process in Nursing 3
NURS 316 Health Maintenance & Restoration II (2 ½ hr lect, 9 hr clinical) 6
Elective 3
Humanities 3
Total 15

Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
NURS 323 Essentials of Family Nursing (2 ½ hr lect, 6 hr clinical) 5
NURS 328 Health Policy & Health Systems 3
NURS 318 Essentials of Psych/Mental Health Nursing (2 ½ hr lect, 6 hr clinical for ½ semester) 4
Elective 3
Total 15

Year IV: Nursing

Fall Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
NURS 344 Health Promotion II: The Community (2 ½ hr lect, 6 hr clinical) 5
NURS 345 Leadership & Management Roles in Nursing 3
NURS 326 Health Maintenance & Restoration III (2 ½ hr lect, 9 hr clinical) 6
Total 14

Spring Semester: 16 Weeks

Courses Credits
NURS 357 Current Issues & Trends in Nursing 3
NURS 358 Transition to Prof. Practice: Sr. Practicum 6
NURS 393 Nursing Capstone II 3
Total 12

 

Total Credits: 120
Nursing: 65
College Gen Ed: 55

NOTE: 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.

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Aug
22
Wed
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Session @ University of Bridgeport
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program, tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills & Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!

Sep
11
Tue
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Session @ University of Bridgeport
Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program, tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills & Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!

Sep
24
Mon
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Session @ University of Bridgeport
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program, tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills & Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!

Oct
8
Mon
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Session @ University of Bridgeport
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program, tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills & Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!

Nov
2
Fri
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Session @ University of Bridgeport
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program, tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills & Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!