Major Academic Plan for B.S. in Nursing, Completion Program

Can Apply for Admission in Fall or Spring

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
PRE-REQUISITE COURSES        
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101 & BIOL 1101L 4 CGE MATH 1108 or equivalent
GE Objective 6: PSYC 1101 3 CGE   
PHIL 2230 Medical Ethics (or a health-related ethics course approved by the College of Nursing) 3 C  F, S, Su  
Semester Total10
Second Semester
PRE-REQUISITE COURSES        
GE Objective 3: MATH 1153 3 CGE MATH 1108 or equivalent 
BIOL 3301
3301L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
4 CUU F,SBIOL 1101 or equivalent
PSYC 2225 Child Development (or a lifespan development course approved by the College of Nursing) 3 C  F, S  
Semester Total10
Third Semester
PRE-REQUISITE COURSES        
BIOL 2221
2221L Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
4 C  CHEM 1101 or CHEM 1111 and BIOL 1101 or equivalent
BIOL 3302
3302L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
4 CUU F,SBIOL 1101 or equivalent
NTD 2239 Nutrition
or NTD 3340 Nutrition for Health Professionals
3 CUU for NTD 3340 NTD 2239: CHEM 1101, CHEM 1102 recommended; NTD 3340: BIOL 3301 or BIOL 3302 or HO 0111 or equivalent 
Semester Total11
Fourth Semester
PRE-REQUISITE COURSES        
APPLY to BSN Completion Program ***
       
BIOL 3305 Introduction to Pathobiology 3 CUU F, SBIOL 1101, 3301, and 3302 or equivalent 
PPRA 3315 Pharmacology for Nursing 4 CUUS  
General Education courses to satisfy remaining General Education Program requirements (if needed)    GE   
Semester Total7
Fifth Semester
NURS 3120
3120L Health Assessment
and Health Assessment Lab
3 CUMF, SAdmission into Nursing Program
NURS 4200
4200C Population Health Nursing
and Population Health Nursing Clinical
5 CUMF, SAdmission into Nursing Program
NURS 4180 Foundations of Health Informatics for Nurses 2 CUMF, SAdmission into Nursing Program
NURS 4410 Role of the BS Prepared Nurse in Current Society 2 CUMF, S, SuAdmission into BSN Completion Program
Semester Total12
Sixth Semester
NURS 3330 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3 CUMF, SMATH 1153, NURS 3120, Admission into Nursing program 
NURS 4220 Leadership and Management in Nursing 3 CUMF, SNURS 4180 
NURS 44XX: Experiential Learning Equivalency for BSN Completion Students 0-16 CUMF, S, SuAdmission into BSN Completion Program 
Semester Total6-22
Total56-72

MAP Credit Summary

Major46-62
General Education10
Free Electives to reach 120 credits
Total Credits56-72