RN Options Curriculum for students prior to January 2016

Curriculum: RN Options Early Admission to MSN or DNP Courses (may be transferred)
(subject to change)

ANTH Anthropology/Culture: American or Foreign 3 cr.
CHEM 0910 Chemistry for the Health Professions (lecture and lab) 4 cr.
COMMRC Communication/Public Speaking 3 cr.
ENGCOMP English Composition 3 cr.
NUR 0012 Human Anatomy Physiology 1 (lecture) 3 cr.
NUR 0002 Nursing Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1 1 cr.
NUR 0013 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 (lecture) 3 cr.
NUR 0003 Nursing Anatomy & Physiology Lab 2 1 cr.
NUR 0066  Nutrition for Clinical Practice 3 cr.
NUR 0031 Microbiology 3 cr.
NUR 0032 Microbiology Lab 1 cr.
PSY Psychology 3 cr.
PSYED 0005 Life Span Development 3 cr.
SOC Sociology 3 cr.
STAT or NUR 0088 Introduction to Basic Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice 3 cr.
Subtotal 40 cr.

Nursing Courses (may be transferred or challenged by standardized exam/case study)
( subject to change)

NUR 0081 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2 2 cr.
NUR 0082 Nursing Management of Adults with Acute/Chronic Problems 3 cr.
NUR 0082C Nursing Management of Adults with Acute/Chronic Problems Clinical 4 cr.
NUR 1050 Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns, and Families 2.5 cr.
NUR 1050C Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns, and Families Clinical 2.5 cr.
NUR 1052 Nursing Care of Children & Their Families 2.5 cr.
NUR 1052C Nursing Care of Children & Their Families Clinical 2.5 cr.
NUR 1060 Nursing Care of Clients with Psych Mental Health Problems 2.5 cr.
NUR 1060C Nursing Care of Clients with Psych Mental Health Problems Clinical 2.5 cr.    
NUR 1120 Adv. Nursing Mgmt of Adults with Acute/Complex Health Problems 2.5 cr.
NUR 1120C Adv. Nursing Mgmt of Adults with Acute/Complex Health Problems Clinical 2.5 cr.
Subtotal 29 cr.

BSN (subject to change)

NUR 0067 Nursing Research: An Introduction to Critical Appraisal and Evidence-Based Practice 3 cr.
NUR 0086 Nursing Informatics 2 cr.
NUR 0087 Pharmacology & Therapeutics 3 cr.
NUR 1085 Ethics in Nursing and Health Care 3 cr.
NUR 1128 Community Health Nursing 2.5 cr.
NUR 1127C Community Health Nursing Theory .5 cr.
NUR 1074 Professional Development and Practicum 1 3 cr.
NUR 1079 Professional Development and Practicum 2 3 cr.
NUR 1121 Advance Clinical Problem Solving 3 cr.
NUR 1021C Advance Clinical Problem Solving Clinical 2 cr.       
NUR 1054 Nursing Care of the Older Adult 2 cr.
Subtotal 27 cr.

Early Admission to the MSN or DNP Graduate Level Courses (account for 24 credits for the BSN) (subject to change)

NUR 2000 Research for Evidenced Based-Practice I 2 cr.
NUR 2004 Pathophysiology Across the Life Span 4 cr.
NUR 2010 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Culturally Diverse Populations 3 cr.
NUR 2011 Applied Statistics for Evidenced-Based Practice 3 cr.        
NUR 2031 The Diagnostic Physical Exam Across the Life Span 3 cr.
NUR 2680 Introduction to Genetics & Molecular Therapeutics 3 cr.
NURSP 2092 Leadership Development 3 cr.
NURSP 2090 Health Care Outcomes or NURSP 2061 Organization and Management Theory 3 cr. 
Subtotal 24 cr.

BSN is awarded at this time - TOTAL 120 cr. (Students continue in MSN or DNP Program)

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