TRADITIONAL OR FRESHMAN BSN PROGRAM


Students who have not had Pre-calculus in high school with a grade of “B” or better, received AP credit for Calculus or placed into JU’s Core Math based on math placement results will be required to take College Algebra (MATH 104).

Freshman - Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
BIOL 215​ Human Anatomy & Physiology I​ 4​
CHEM 101/103 Intro College Chemistry/General Chemistry I (with lab) 4
ENGL 103 Introductory Writing 3
HIST 150 The Modern World 3
NUR 112 Introduction to Nursing                      1
(Highly recommended for freshman pre-Nursing majors
or those students accepted into the freshman Nursing​
cohort program)
Subtotal: 14-15


Freshman - Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
BIOL 216 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
CS 150 Personal Productivity Using Technology 3
ENGL 203 World Literature 3
MATH 205 Elementary Statistics 3
XXX xxx Fine Arts Core 3
  Subtotal: 16


Sophomore - Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
BIOL 221 Nutrition 3
NUR 212SI Foundations of Professional Nursing 3
NUR 222 Nursing Assessment 3
PSYC 210 Human Growth & Development 3
XXX xxx​ Social Science Core (SOC 203 Introductory Sociology​ 3​
recommended; not required)
Subtotal: 15


Sophomore - Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
BIOL 222 Microbiology for Health Professionals 4
HUM xxx Humanities Core 3
NUR 220 Essentials of Nursing 3
NUR 221 Essentials of Nursing Practice 2
NUR 202 Introduction to Pharmacology 1
PHIL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
Subtotal: 16


Sophomore - Summer Semester

Code Course Credit
ECON 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
IS xxx International Studies 3
Subtotal: 6


Junior - Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 302 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses I 1
NUR 310 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Theory 3
NUR 311 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 312 Adult Health Theory 3
NUR 313 Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 316WI Nursing Research 3
Subtotal: 14

Junior - Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 304 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses II 1
NUR 320 Advanced Adult Health Theory 4
NUR 321 Advanced Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 328 Child-Rearing Family Theory 3
NUR 329 Child-Rearing Family Practice 2
NUR xxx​ Nursing Elective *​ 2​
* can be taken in any semester prior to 2nd  semester​
   senior year​
Subtotal: 14

Senior - Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 410 Critical Care Nursing Theory 2
NUR 411 Critical Care Nursing Practice 3
NUR 454 A Conceptual Approach to Pathophysiology 3
NUR 434 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Theory 3
NUR 435 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Practice 2
Subtotal: 13

Senior - Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 436SI Community Health Nursing Theory 2
NUR 437 Community Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 422WI Nursing Leadership & Management 3
NUR 423 Nursing Synthesis 5
Subtotal: 12
Total: ​ 120-​
121​

 

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TRANSFER BSN PROGRAM (Beginning Summer Semester)



Summer Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 202 Introduction to Pharmacology 1
NUR 212SI Foundations of Professional Nursing 3
NUR 220 Essentials of Professional Nursing 2
NUR 221 Essentials of Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 222 Nursing Assessment 3
Subtotal: 12

Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 302 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses I 1
NUR 310 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Theory 3
NUR 311 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 312 Adult Health Theory 3
NUR 313 Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 316WI Nursing Research 3
Subtotal: 14

Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 304 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses II 1
NUR 320 Advanced Adult Health Theory 4
NUR 321 Advanced Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 328 Child-Rearing Family Theory 3
NUR 329 Child-Rearing Family Practice 2
NUR xxx​ Nursing Elective *​ 2​
*can be taken in any semester prior to 2nd semester​
  senior year​
Subtotal: 14

Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 410 Critical Care Nursing Theory 2
NUR 411 Critical Care Nursing Practice 3
NUR 454 A Conceptual Approach to Pathophysiology 3
NUR 434 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Theory 3
NUR 435 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Practice 2
Subtotal: 13

Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 436SI Community Health Nursing Theory 2
NUR 437 Community Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 422WI Nursing Leadership & Management 3
NUR 423 Nursing Synthesis 5
Subtotal: 12
Total: 65

 

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TRANSFER BSN PROGRAM (Beginning Fall Semester)



Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 202 Introduction to Pharmacology 1
NUR 212SI Foundations of Professional Nursing 3
NUR 220 Essentials of Professional Nursing 2
NUR 221 Essentials of Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 222 Nursing Assessment 3
Subtotal: 12


Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 302 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses I 1
NUR 310 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Theory 3
NUR 311 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 312 Adult Health Theory 3
NUR 313 Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 316WI Nursing Research 3
Subtotal: 14


Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 304 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses II 1
NUR 320 Advanced Adult Health Theory 4
NUR 321 Advanced Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 328 Child-Rearing Family Theory 3
NUR 329 Child-Rearing Family Practice 2
​NUR xxx Nursing Elective *​ 2​
*can be taken in any semester prior to 2nd semester​
  senior year​
Subtotal: 14


Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 410 Critical Care Nursing Theory 2
NUR 411 Critical Care Nursing Practice 3
NUR 454 A Conceptual Approach to Pathophysiology 3
NUR 434 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Theory 3
NUR 435 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Practice 2
Subtotal: 13


Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 436SI Community Health Nursing Theory 2
NUR 437 Community Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 422WI Nursing Leadership & Management 3
NUR 423 Nursing Synthesis 5
Subtotal: 12

Total:

65

 

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SECOND DEGREE TO BSN PROGRAM



Summer Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 202 Introduction to Pharmacology 1
NUR 212SI Foundations of Professional Nursing 3
NUR 220 Essentials of Professional Nursing 3
NUR 221 Essentials of Professional Nursing Practice 2
NUR 222 Nursing Assessment 3
Subtotal: 12

Fall Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 302 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses I 1
NUR 310 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Theory 3
NUR 311 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 312 Adult Health Theory 3
NUR 313 Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 316WI Nursing Research 3
Subtotal: 14


Spring Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 304 Pharmacology for Professional Nurses II 1
NUR 320 Advanced Adult Health Theory 4
NUR 321 Advanced Adult Health Practice 2
NUR 328 Child-Rearing Family Theory 3
NUR 329 Child-Rearing Family Practice 2
NUR xxx​ Nursing Elective*​ 2​
*can be taken in any semester prior to senior summer​
Subtotal: 14


Summer Semester

Code Course Credit
NUR 410 Critical Care Nursing Theory 2
NUR 411 Critical Care Nursing Practice 3
NUR 454 A Conceptual Approach to Pathophysiology 3
NUR 434 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Theory 3
NUR 435 Care of the Child-Bearing Family Practice 2
NUR 436SI Community Health Nursing Theory 2
NUR 437 Community Health Nursing Practice 2
NUR 422WI Nursing Leadership & Management 3
NUR 423 Nursing Synthesis 5
Subtotal: 25
Total: 65

 

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RN-BSN COMPLETION TRACK



Students will have an individualized program based on the following guidelines: junior (300 level) courses should precede senior (400 level) courses. All required courses must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in the capstone course, Application of Professional Nursing Concepts (NUR 456), to be completed in the last semester.

* All BSN core courses must be complete before registering for 400 level NUR courses.

Code Course Credit
NUR 352SI Professional Nursing 3
NUR 353 Information Management in Healthcare 3
NUR 354WI Evidence-Based Nursing 3
NUR 355 Nursing Assessment for the Practicing Nurse 3
NUR 452WI Nursing Leadership and Health Care Policy 3
NUR 453 Community Focused Professional Nursing 4
NUR 454 A Conceptual Approach to Pathophysiology
for Nurses
3
NUR 455 Advanced Acute Care Concepts 3
NUR 456 Application of Professional Nursing Concepts 4
NUR xxx Nursing Elective (Var.) 2-3
Total: 31-32

 

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RN-MSN COMPLETION TRACK



Students will have an individualized program based on the following guidelines: junior (300 level) courses should precede senior (400 level) courses. Professional Nursing Synthesis (NUR 461) and Research-Based Project/Thesis (NUR 550) are capstone courses to be completed in the last semester.

Code Course Credit
NUR 343 Nursing Assessment for the Experienced Nurse 3
NUR 350 Health Promotion & Rehabilitation Nursing Theory 3
NUR 412 Physiological Adaptation to Illness 3
NUR 440 Critical Care Nursing Theory for the Experienced Nurse 3
NUR 451 Community Health Nursing Practice for the Experienced 3
Nurse​
NUR 461 Professional Nursing Synthesis for the Experienced 4
Nurse​
NUR 506 Nursing Leadership & Health Policy 3
NUR 510 Nursing Theory & Research I 3
NUR 520 Nursing Theory & Research II 3
NUR 511 Advanced Community Health 3
NUR 536 Graduate Nursing Elective 3
Total: 34

 

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MSN COMPLETION COURSES



Students exit with their BSN degree following successful completion of the 34 credit hours presented above. Students who choose to continue in the MSN program will have 15 graduate credit hours towards their MSN degree. The remaining course requirements to complete the MSN program are as follows:

Code Course Credit
NUR 528 Management of Information Technology 3
NUR 551 Advanced Role Practicum 3
XXX xxx Cognate Courses (Education or Administration) 12
Subtotal: 18

Research Options - (Select One)

Code Course Credit
NUR 550 Research-Based Project/Thesis 3
If needed:
NUR 560​ Research-Based Project/Thesis Continuous​ 1​
Enrollment ​
Total: 55-56

 

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