RN-4, BS

(PLV)*

Year One

RN-4 First Semester Fall

UNV 101First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community

1 credits

PSY 112Introduction to Psychology

4 credits

CHE 113Principles of Chemistry for the Health Professions

3 credits

BIO 152Anatomy and Physiology I

4 credits

CORE (2)

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

University 101 does not count toward the 60 credit University core requirement.

RN-4 Second Semester Spring

NUR 110Essentials of Professional Nursing

2 credits

BIO 153Anatomy and Physiology II

4 credits

Core (3)

9 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

All students are encouraged to take the required learning community courses in the freshman year.

Year Two

RN-4 First Semester Fall

NURS 202Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

4 credits

NURS 212Professional and Therapeutic Communication

3 credits

Core (3)

9 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Core: AOK 1 Recommended

RN-4 Second Semester Spring

BIO 254Basic Microbiology

4 credits

NURS 250Gerontological Nursing

4 credits

NURS 258Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

4 credits

MAT 141Introductory Statistics for the Life Sciences

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Year Three

RN-4 First Semester Fall

NURS 360Medical Surgical Nursing: Foundations

5 credits

NURS 350Child Health Nursing

5 credits

OR

NURS 340Women's Health, Maternal and Newborn Nursing

5 credits

NURS 320Pathophysiology:Study of Foundational Systems

2 credits

NURS 298Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research

3 credits

OR

Core

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

RN-4 Second Semester Spring

NURS 330Pharmacology

3 credits

NURS 380Adult Nursing: Acute and Chronic Care

5 credits

NURS 350Child Health Nursing

5 credits

OR

NURS 340Women's Health, Maternal and Newborn Nursing

5 credits

NURS 370Pathophysiology:Study of Complex Systems

2 credits

NURS 298Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research

3 credits

OR

Core

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Year Four

RN-4 First Semester Fall

NURS 470Advanced Nursing Care of Patients with Complex Illness

4 credits

OR

NURS 476Community and Environmental Health Nursing

4 credits

NURS 474Leadership and Management

4 credits

NURS 478Ethics and Excellence in Nursing

2 credits

CORE (2)

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

RN-4 Second Semester Spring

NURS 470Advanced Nursing Care of Patients with Complex Illness

4 credits

OR

NURS 476Community and Environmental Health Nursing

4 credits

NURS 480Transition into Professional Nursing Practice

4 credits

NURS xxxNursing Elective

3 credits

CORE (2)

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Nursing Elective: Nursing electives can be taken at any time during the program.

To meet graduation requirements of 128 credits, it is suggested that students take at least 16 credits per semester.

 

MINIMUM PASSING GRADE FOR ALL NURSING CLASSES: C+

PASSING GRADE FOR CHE 101, BIO 152, BIO 153 AND BIO 254: C

PASSING GRADE FOR PSY 112: D


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