Nursing Curriculum

 Nursing Curriculum-Baccalaureate Program

Year 1

  • Chemistry for the Health Professions
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Nursing Anatomy & Physiology 1 Lab
  • English Composition
  • Psychology
  • Art, Music, Creative Expression or Literature
  • Microbiology 1
  • Microbiology 1 Lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Nursing Anatomy & Physiology 2 Lab
  • Introduction to Basic Statistics for Evidence Based Practice
  •  Introduction to Professional Nursing
  • Nursing Informatics

Year 2 nursing curriculum

  • Pathophysiologic Foundations of Nursing Care
  • Foundations of Nursing Practice 1
  • Foundations of Nursing Practice 1 Clinical
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Introduction to Genetics & Molecular Therapeutics*
  • Foundations of Nursing Practice 2
  • Management of the Adult with Acute/Chronic Health Problems
  • Nursing Management of the Adult with Acute/Chronic Health Problems Clinical
  •  Nursing Research: Introduction to Critical Appraisal & Evidence Based Practice
  • Sociology
  •  Nutrition for Clinical Practice*/+

Year 3 nursing curriculum

  • Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns, and Families**
  • Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns, and Families Clinical**
  • Nursing Care of Children & Families**
  • Nursing Care of Children & Families Clinical**
  • Anthropology/Culture: American or Foreign
  • Ethics in Nursing and Health
  • Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Mental Health Problems**
  • Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Clinical **
  •  Advanced Nursing Mgmt of the Adult with Acute/Complex Health Problems **
  • Advanced Nursing Mgmt of the Adult with Acute/Complex Health Problems Clinical**
  • Nursing Care of Older Adults**
  • Nursing Care of Older Adults Clinical *

Year 4 nursing curriculum

  • Community Health Nursing Clinical***
  • Advanced Clinical Problem Solving***
  • Advanced Clinical Problem Solving Clinical***
  • Senior Special Topics Elective***
  • Transition into Professional Nursing Practice***
  • Transition into Professional Nursing Practice Clinical *** 
  • Directed Elective
  • Elective.

A series of Kaplan Preparation Practice Tests are integrated throughout the nursing program. A Diagnostic Prep, a Predictor exam, and a 4 day Kaplan Review are scheduled at end of program to provide students with prep resources to take the National Nursing License.

note that the course description may vary from one institution to another