Nursing (NURS) / Additional Degree Option (SCND) - Recommended Academic Plan

Effective Date Spring 2011

Semester 1 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
2.0
NURS 225 - PathophysiologyNotes for: NURS 225

NURS 225

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
NURS 230 - Introduction to the Fundamentals of NursingNotes for: NURS 230

NURS 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
NURS 305 - Introduction to Pharmacological ConceptsNotes for: NURS 305

NURS 305

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
NURS 251 - Health Assessment Notes for: NURS 251

NURS 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 2 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
NURS 301 - Nursing Care of the Adult Client Requiring Medical-Surgical InterventionNotes for: NURS 301

NURS 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
NURS 310 - Therapeutic Nursing Care of the Older Adult Client in a Variety of SettingsNotes for: NURS 310

NURS 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
NURS 350 - Professional Role Development II: Ethics, Legal and Genetic IssuesNotes for: NURS 350

NURS 350

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
NURS 415 - Community and Family Health Nursing: Concepts and Applications (US;IL)Notes for: NURS 415 (US;IL)

NURS 415 (US;IL)

^^ Course sequence may vary; consult your academic advisor.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
NURS 405A - Nursing Care of the Adult Client with Complex Health Problems: Part ANotes for: NURS 405A

NURS 405A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
Total credits 17.0

Semester 3 (Summer)

Course DetailsCredits
NURS 320 - Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family and Gynecological ClientNotes for: NURS 320

NURS 320

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
NURS 306 - Nursing Care of Children and AdolescentsNotes for: NURS 306

NURS 306

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
NURS 420 - Mental Health NursingNotes for: NURS 420

NURS 420

^^ Course sequence may vary; consult your academic advisor.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
NURS 405B - Nursing Care of the Adult Client with Complex Health Problems: Part BNotes for: NURS 405B

NURS 405B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
Total credits 14.0

Semester 4 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
NURS 450A - Professional Role Development III: Leadership and ManagementNotes for: NURS 450A

NURS 450A

^ 6 credits required in place of 3 credits of supporting courses and 3 credits of general elective; clinical immersion practicum.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
NURS 450B - Professional Role Development III: Clinical CapstoneNotes for: NURS 450B

NURS 450B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
NURS 495 - Nursing Study in Specialized SettingNotes for: NURS 495

NURS 495

^ 6 credits required in place of 3 credits of supporting courses and 3 credits of general elective; clinical immersion practicum.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
6.0
NURS 200W - Understanding and Applying Nursing ResearchNotes for: NURS 200W

NURS 200W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 14.0

Additional Notes

This second degree option admits students who have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in another discipline to the major through a review process. All students must have met all general education and prerequisite course requirements.

ADVISING NOTES

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation. A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • All general education and prerequisite courses completed with first degree and prior to admission.
  • See College of Nursing Grading Scale and Academic Progression Policy in the Second Degree Bachelor of Science 
 
FOOTNOTES
 
# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
^ 6 credits required in place of 3 credits of supporting courses and 3 credits of general elective; clinical immersion practicum.
^^ Course sequence may vary; consult your academic advisor.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

NURS 415 (US;IL)
^^ Course sequence may vary; consult your academic advisor.
NURS 420
^^ Course sequence may vary; consult your academic advisor.
NURS 450A
^ 6 credits required in place of 3 credits of supporting courses and 3 credits of general elective; clinical immersion practicum.
NURS 495
^ 6 credits required in place of 3 credits of supporting courses and 3 credits of general elective; clinical immersion practicum.