Curriculum and Coursework

Coursework

Nursing courses include classroom and laboratory activities correlated with supervised clinical practice experiences. Students have the opportunity to analyze a variety of issues in professional nursing practice and health care. They are introduced to a basic understanding of how evidence is developed, the research process and clinical reasoning.  Students will develop skills in managing patients from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.  The program moves through the continuum of care and the spectrum of complexity in the clinical setting.

Sample Curriculum Plan

 

Course Number Course Credits Clinical Hours
NUR 3129

NUR 3069 C

NUR 3138

NUR 3138 C

NUR 3825

Pathophysiology and Psychopathology

Health Assessment & Communication

Systems of Care 1: Wellness Promotion and Illness Prevention

Clinical Practice 1: Wellness Promotion and Illness Prevention

Introduction to the Profession of Nursing

4

3

2
4
2

Total Credits: 15

45135
Spring
NUR 3197
NUR 3145NUR 3738NUR 3738 C


NUR 3169

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing Practice

Pharmacology for Nursing

Systems of Care 2: Restoration of Wellness

Clinical Practice 2: Restoration of Wellness

Inquiry and Evidence in Professional Nursing Practice

2
33
5
3

Total Credits: 16

 

180

Fall
NUR 3638NUR 4739

NUR 4739 L

NUR 3826

Population Focused Care

Systems of Care 3: Restoration of Wellness

Clinical Practice 3: Restoration of Wellness

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Elective

2

4
4
2

3

Total Credits: 15

180
Spring
NUR 4837

NUR 4748
NUR 4748 L
NUR 4829


NUR 4944 L

Healthcare Policy, Finance, and Regulatory Environments

Systems of Care 4: Multi-system Care

Clinical Practice 4: Multi-system Care

Leadership and Management in Nursing

Transition to Professional Practice

(Optional: Honors 3 credit)

23

3

2

5

Total Credits: 15

135

225

Sub-total (Upper-division)

Sub-total (Lower-division)

 

61

60

Total Credits: 121

Total Clinical Hours: 900