Program Requirements

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

A course may satisfy requirements in both the general education requirements and prerequisite areas. All courses with grades of “C-” and below must be repeated, or a grade of C or below for any nursing course. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 must be maintained to be enrolled in the nursing program of study.

General Education Requirements

In accordance with University policy, all baccalaureate candidates must complete the general education requirements. Transfer credits are considered on an individual basis. All general education courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C”.

Required Support Courses

Please note some support courses may also satisfy general education requirements.

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 220 Anatomy and Physiology I 4 credits
BIO 221 Anatomy and Physiology II 4 credits
BIO 353 General Microbiology with lab 4 credits
BIO 368 Genetics & Genomics for Healthcare Professionals  2 credits
BIO 401 Pathophysiology 3 credits
CHY 100 Chemistry I** 4 credits
MAT 351 Statistics 3 credits
PSY 100 General Psychology** 3 credits
PSY 308 Life Span Human Development** 3 credits


**CLEP option for all students

Nursing Core Courses

CRN Course Name Credits
NUR 200 Introduction to Professional Nursing + 2 credits
NUR 201L Fundamentals of Nursing Lab I + AND  
    NUR 202L     Fundamentals of Nursing Lab II + OR  
    NUR 212L     Fundamentals of Nursing Skills Lab + 1-2 credits
NUR 230 Promoting Personal Health and Wellness 3 credits
NUR 301 Promoting Healthy Communities 3 credits
NUR 302 Pharmacology 3 credits
NUR 309 Total Health Assessment with Lab 4 credits
NUR 330 Adult Health Nursing I + 5 credits
NUR 335 Family Health I: Maternal and Infant + 4.5 credits
NUR 360 Adult Health II + 5 credits
NUR 365 Family Health II: Pediatrics + 4.5 credits
NUR 380 Transcultural Care in Nursing 3 credits
HLT 386 Healthcare Policy 3 credits
NUR 401 Health Related Research 3 credits
HLT 407 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3 credits
NUR 425 Adult Health III + 8 credits
NUR 452 Mental Health Nursing + 5 credits
NUR 497 Senior Capstone/Preceptorship + 7 credits

+ American Data Bank immunization compliance required prior to enrollment