Bachelor of Science in Nursing

S0060 – 121 Credits

Today’s challenging and demanding health care environment requires highly adaptable employees with a broad base of knowledge and leadership skills. Professional nurses must be effective in leading an increasingly diverse group of employees and managing complex resources within the health care industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree will provide access to upper-level courses to residents of the Research Coast who already have an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing. These Baccalaureate courses will allow nurses to further their career by providing them with an educational background and practical experience to become qualified nurse leaders.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

All core curriculum (NUR prefix), English, Mathematics, Humanities and Natural Science courses require a grade of “C” or higher.

Transfer from Associate Degree

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirement 24 credits

BSC 2093Anatomy and Physiology I (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab (P)

1 credit

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II(P)

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab (P)

1 credit

CHM 1020Introduction to Chemistry (P)

3 credits

MCB 2010Microbiology for Health Sciences (P)

3 credits

MCB 2010LMicrobiology Lab for Health Sciences (P)

1 credit

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

And

ENC 1102English Composition II (P)

3 credits

Or

ENC 1107Advanced College Writing (P)

3 credits

Also

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology (P)

3 credits

Or

SYG 2000Introduction to Sociology (P)

3 credits

Major Concentration Courses: 48 credits

NUR 1020CNursing Fundamentals (O)

8 credits

NUR 2264CAdult Nursing - GI/Respiratory (O)

4 credits

NUR 2217CAdult Nursing GU/Endocrine (O)

5 credits

NUR 2310CPediatric Nursing with Lab (O)

5 credits

NUR 2420CMaternity Nursing with Lab (O)

4 credits

NUR 2242Advanced Adult Nursing (O)

5 credits

NUR 2520CPsychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Lab (O)

5 credits

NUR 1142Selected Topics in Medication Administration (O)

1 credit

NUR 2811LNursing Practicum (O)

5 credits

DEP 2004Human Development (P)

3 credits

HUN 1201Nutrition

3 credits

General Education – Humanities

PHI 1010Introduction to Philosophy (P)

3 credits

PHI 1635Ethical Issues in Health Care (P)

3 credits

The above courses are recommended.

General Education - Social Science

AMH 2010American History: Discovery through Reconstruction (P)

3 credits

AMH 2020American History: Reconstruction to the Present (P)

3 credits

The above courses are recommended.

General Education – Mathematics

MAC 1105College Algebra (P)

3 credits

STA 2023Elementary Statistics I (P)

3 credits

Students should choose 18 credits from the above General Education courses. These courses may be taken prior to entering the program.

The above courses are recommended.

Major Concentration (31 credits)

NUR 3065CNursing Assessment (U)

3 credits

NUR 3125Pathophysiology (U)

3 credits

NUR 3145Pharmacology (U)

3 credits

NUR 3164Nursing Research and Informatics (U)

3 credits

NUR 3826Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care (U)

3 credits

NUR 3846Nursing Theory (U)

3 credits

NUR 4636CCommunity Health Nursing (U)

4 credits

NUR 4655Nursing in a Diverse Culture (U)

3 credits

NUR 4827Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing (U)

3 credits

NUR 4837Health Care Policy and Economics (U)

3 credits