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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.

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

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 363 Human Nutrition** ~ 3 credits
BIO 401 Pathophysiology OR  
    NUR 435R     Advanced Clinical Concepts in Pathophysiology** ~ 3 credits
MAT 351 Statistics* 3 credits
NUR 302 Pharmacology** 3 credits
NUR 314 Nursing Core Competency 29 credits

Nursing Core Courses

CRN Course Name Credits
NUR 301 Promoting Healthy Communities 3 credits
NUR 309 Holistic Health Assessment** 4 credits
NUR 312 Conceptual Issues of Professional Nursing 3 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
HLT 407C Leadership and Management in Healthcare 1 credit
NUR 413 Health Care Ethics and the Law 3 credits
NUR 456 Integrated Nursing Practice* 3 credits
  Nursing Elective 3 credits

*Satisfies General Education Requirements
**Graduates from CMCC, EMCC, KVCC, NMCC, SMMC and UMA are granted credits
~ Nursing Challenge exam available to RN’s.
***DANTES exam available.

The required support courses may be completed by several approved examination procedures. The nursing core and elective courses are offered online by UMFK.