Bachelor of Science in Nursing Sample Curriculum, Bryan College of Health Sciences

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October 25 for high school seniors only

Fall: January 15 (Lincoln campus)

March 22 (Hastings campus)

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October 25 (final)

Requirements:
GPA: 2.75 high school, 2.5 college or above

Math/Science GPA: 2.75 high school or above, 2.5 college or above

High school GPA is not considered after 2 years post high school graduation

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Sample Curriculum

All students accepted into the nursing program start in year 1 even if some courses below are transferred in with a grade of "c" or higher. If you are bringing in transfer credit, you can move general education courses up to lessen your load later on, you will not progress through the program faster.

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Intro to BCHS, 1 credit Microbiology, 4 credits
Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 credits Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 credits
Medical Terminology, 1 credit Intro to Sociology, 3 credits
College Algebra, 3 credits Intro to Psychology, 3 credits
English Composition, 3 credits Scientific Literacy, 1 credit
Chemistry, 4 credits
16 credits total 15 credits total

Year 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

*Communications Elective, 3 credits *Cultural Studies Elective, 3 credits
Human Growth & Development, 3 credits Pathophysiology, 3 credits
Issues & Trends in Nursing I, 3 credits Nursing Care I, 6 credits, 135 clinical hours
Foundations of Nursing Practice, 4 credits, 45 clinical hours Pharmacology, 3 credits
Health Assessment, 3 credits, 45 clinical hours Clinical Judgement in Nursing, 1.5 credits, 45 clinical hours
16 credits total, 90 clinical hours total
16.5 credits total, 180 clinical hours total

Year 3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Nutrition, 3 credits Nursing Care III, 6 credits, 135 clinical hours
Elements of Statistics, 3 credits Family Health Nursing, 5.5 credits, 112.5 clinical hours
Nursing Care II, 6 credits, 135 clinical hours Research & Evidence Based Practice, 3 credits
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5 credits, 90 clinical hours
17 credits total, 225 clinical hours total 14.5 credits total, 247.5 clinical hours

Year 4

Semester 7

Semester 8

*Business/Management Elective, 3 credits *Humanities Elective, 3 credits
Ethics in Healthcare, 3 credits Nursing Leadership & Management, 3.5 credits, 67.5 clinical hours
Nursing Care IV, 6 credits, 135 clinical hours Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing II, 3 credits
Community-Based Nursing, 5 credits, 90 clinical hours Prep for Licensure, 2 credits
Nursing Capstone, 4.5 credits, 202.5 clinical hours
17 credits total, 225 clinical hours total 16 credits total, 270 clinical hours

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