Nursing Program Required Curriculum

Required Curriculum

Lower Division Nursing - 30 hours+

Upper Division Nursing - 30 hours+

The Nursing Program does not offer a minor in Nursing for individuals majoring in areas other than Nursing.

Course Description Hours
Nursing 3003 Professional Nursing Role * 3
Nursing 3053 Health Assessment * 3
Nursing 3102 Cultural Competency in Nursing 2
Nursing 3204 Family Health Nursing 4
Nursing 4003 Current Trends & Issues in Nursing 3
Nursing 4102 Fundamentals of Nursing Research 2
Nursing 4115 Community Health Nursing** 5
Nursing 4214 Nursing Leadership & Management 4
Nursing 4294 Professional Nursing Synthesis** 4
Nursing 4240 Selected Studies *** 1-2

* May be taken by any registered nurse.

** One credit hour lecture or instructor directed learning activities = 50 minutes & One credit hour field experience = 4 clock hours.

***May be taken as elective credit.

All candidates for a degree must:

  • Complete English Composition I and II with a grade of "C" or better.
  • Meet computer proficiency by graduation.

Total hours must include:

  • At least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and 4000.
  • At least 40 hours are required in the Liberal Arts & Sciences.
  • Thirty (30) hours advanced standing credit will be awarded after successfully completing 12 hours of the nursing major with a grade of "C" or better.