Nursing, B.S.

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.  


Up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements and will be indicated below; no more than two courses in the same subject may be used towards LEP Explorations.

NUR 340 – Transition to Professional Practice (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 341 – Health Assessment (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 342 – Evidenced Based Nursing Interventions (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 343 – Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 344 – Care of the Older Adult (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 351 – Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 352 – Adult Health I (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 353 – Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 354 – Mental Health Nursing (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 355 – Evidence-Based Nursing Interventions Lab (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 430 – The Childbearing Family (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 431 – The Childrearing Family (Pediatrics) (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 432 – Adult Health II (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 442 – Public Health Nursing: Caring for Populations and Communities (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 443 – Nursing Capstone (‘C+’ or better) 
NUR 444 – Leadership and Management in Contemporary Nursing Practice (‘C+’ or better) 
Two 1 credit Nursing electives (‘C+’ or better) 


BIO 200 – Human Biology I (‘C+’ or better)  (T2LE)
BIO 201 – Human Biology II (‘C+’ or better) 
BIO 120 – Microbiology (‘C+’ or better) (T2LE) OR  BIO 233 – Introductory Microbiology (‘C+’ or better) 
CHE 125 – Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry (‘C+’ or better) (T2PR)
MAT 107 – Elementary Statistics (‘C+’ or better) (T1QR)
PCH 200 – Introduction to Nutrition (‘C+’ or better) 
PSY 100 – Introduction to Psychology (‘C+’ or better) (T2MB)
PSY 219 – Lifespan Development (‘C+’ or better) 

Select one (‘C+’ or better) :
MAT 108 – Mathematics for the Natural Sciences 
MAT 112 – Algebra for Business and the Sciences
MAT 120 – College Algebra
MAT 122 – Precalculus 
MAT 124 – Finite Mathematics 
MAT 139 – Short Course in Calculus 
MAT 150 – Calculus I 
MAT 151 – Calculus II


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to complete an accelerated pathway. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Accelerated Pathway to Graduate Program
In consultation with their advisor, students may select up to 6 credits of graduate level coursework (500-level or higher) appropriate to their intended graduate program of study.