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Nursing, BSN Track

Nursing, BSN Track

[Camille Beals]

(Associate of Arts)

Students planning to transfer to a BSN program at a senior institution should follow the curriculum guidelines and application deadline dates specific to the transfer institution. All students planning to transfer should personally contact the School of Nursing of the transfer institution at least one full academic year prior to the projected date of transfer in order to meet admission requirements, curriculum prerequisites, application deadlines, etc. A maximum of 62 hours of course work may be transferred. A suggested outline is listed below.



Freshman Year

First Semester — 16 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BIO-2514
Anatomy & Physiology I
4

(Prerequisite: ACT composite of 19 or credit in BIO 1534 with a "C" or above.) A combined lecture and laboratory course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of: biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.

ENG-1113
English Composition I
3

English 1113 prepares the student to think critically and compose texts for academic and professional rhetorical situations. Three hours lecture.

PSY-1513
General Psychology
3

An introduction to the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. This includes history and theories of psychology, research methods, biological bases of behavior, the principles of learning, personality and abnormal behavior. Three hours lecture.

MAT-1313
College Algebra
3

(Prerequisite: ACT math subscore of 19 or above or MAT 1233 with a "C" or above.) This course includes inequalities; functions, linear and quadratic equations; circles, and their graphs; applications; polynomial and rational function; logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations. Three hours lecture.

SPT-1113
Public Speaking
3

Study and practice in making speeches for a variety of public forums. Major emphasis is placed on effective speech preparation and delivery. Three hours lecture.

Second Semester — 16 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BIO-2524
Anatomy & Physiology II
4

(Prerequisite: BIO 2514 with a "C" or above) A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of human special senses, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.

ENG-1123
English Composition II
3

ENG 1123 is a continuation of ENG 1113 with emphasis on research, argumentation, and composition. Readings, essays, and a research paper are required. Three hours lecture.

FCS-1253
Nutrition
3

A lecture course covering the nutrients for normal growth and reducing the risks of major chronic diseases, and applied to the selection of food for ingestion, the processes of digestion, assimilation, absorption, metabolism, and the applications for healthcare providers. Three hours lecture.

MAT-2323*
Statistics
3

(Prerequisite: High School Algebra I and II and ACT math subscore of 19 or above; or MAT 1233 with a "C" or above) Introduction to statistical methods of describing, summarizing, comparing, and interpreting data to include probability distributions, sampling, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Three hours lecture.

FINE-ELECT
Fine Arts Elective
3

Choose from any fine arts classes.

* Student may elect to take BAD 2323 in lieu of MAT 2323.


Sophomore Year

First Semester — 14 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
CHE-1213
General Chemistry I
3

(Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1211 required; must be eligible for enrollment in MAT 1313, or credit in CHE 1313 with a "C" or above.) A lecture course that covers the fundamental principles of chemistry and their application. Chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, atomic structure, bonding theories, energy, periodic properties, and gas laws are among the topics discussed in depth. Three hours lecture.

CHE-1211
General Chemistry Lab I
1

(Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1213 required.) A laboratory course that contains experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in CHE 1213 General Chemistry I, Three hours laboratory.

PSY-2533
Human Growth & Development
3

A study of human growth and development from conception through late adulthood, including death and dying. Topics include physical, psychosocial and cognitive development. Three hours lecture.

HIS-ELECT
History Elective
3

choose from any history courses.

ENG-ELECT*
English Elective
3

Choose from any ENG course.

BSN-ELECT
One Hour Elective for BSN
1

Choose from an advisor approved elective.

*ENG-ELECT is any English Literature elective. 

Second Semester — 17 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
CSC-1123
Computer Applications I
3

This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications. Three hours lecture.

BIO-2924
Microbiology
4

(Prerequisite: College level Biology course) A combined lecture and laboratory course providing a comprehensive study of microbial agents to include taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity. Labs in this course provide experiments that reinforce principles introduced in the lecture to include fundamental laboratory techniques in lab safety, microscopy, culturing and identification of microbes, and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory.

HIS-ELECT
History Elective
3

choose from any history courses.

ENG-ELECT*
English Elective
3

Choose from any ENG course.

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose any Social or Behavioral Science course in sociology, psychology, political science, geography, economics, or educational psychology.

BSN-ELECT
One Hour Elective for BSN
1

Choose from an advisor approved elective.

*ENG-ELECT is any English Literature elective.

Total Hours: 63



 

CIP:513801

Program of Study Code: 1811