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Accelerated BS in Nursing | Curriculum


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program must earn 121 semester hours to complete degree requirements. The Accelerated BSN must be completed on a full time basis.

The upper division curricular track consists of fourteen (14) nursing courses (60 s.h.). Visual display of course credit hour allocations are standardized by lecture/didactic hours, seminar hours, clinical/lab hours in the following format: 4 s.h. (2,0,2). Contact hours per credit hour will be a ratio as follows: lecture/didactic 1:1, seminar 2:1, and clinical/lab 3:1.

Year Semester Course Credit Hours
1 I NURSU-315 Health Assessment* 4 (3,0,1)
    NURSU-451 Patho/Pharm I 3 (3,0,0)
    NURSU-385 Professional Nsg & Nsg Practic 2 (2,0,0)
    NURSU-461 Foundations & Gero Nursing* 6 (3,0,3)
    IP-711 IP Foundations & Teamstepps** 1 (1,0,0)
    IP-###  IP Concentration Course (of choice) 1 (1,0,0)
      Total Semester Hours 17
1 II NURSU-452  Patho/Pharm II 3 (3,0,0)
    NURSU-464 Research & EBP in Nursing 3 (3,0,0)
    NURSU-387 Psychiatric & Mental Hlth Nsg* 5 (3,0,2)
    NURSU-454 Medical Surgical Nursing I* 6 (3,0,3)
      Total Semester Hours 17
1 III NURSU-417 Women’s Health Nursing* 5 (3,0,2)
    NURSU-405 Nsg Care of Children & Their F* 5 (3,0,2)
    NURSU-409 Population Focused Nursing* 5 (3,0,2)
      Total Semester Hours 15
2 IV NURSU-372 Health Systems & Policy** 2 (2,0,0)
    NURSU-376 Leadership and Management** 3 (3,0,0)
    NURSU-455 Medical Surgical Nursing II* 7 (3,0,4)
      Total Semester Hours 12
      Total Credit Hours 61
      Total Prerequisisite Coursework Hours 60
      Total Required Hours 121