Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. Degree in Nursing

NURS at Mont Alto

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 141 - Introductory Physiology (GN) Notes for: BIOL141

BIOL141

Students are to select either BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or select BIOL 129 this semester and take the other selection in Semester 2
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 129 - Mammalian Anatomy (GN)Notes for: BIOL129

BIOL129

Students are to select either BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or select BIOL 129 this semester and take the other selection in Semester 2
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0-4.0
BIOL 142 - Physiology LaboratoryNotes for: BIOL 142

BIOL 142

This course is suggested to be taken with BIOL 141, but not BIOL 129
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
3.0
PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
PSU 008S - First-Year SeminarNotes for: PSU 008S

PSU 008S

Select one of the sections with the "Section Info" as NURSING
1.0
Humanities (GH)
3.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Total credits 17.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 141 - Introductory Physiology (GN)Notes for: BIOL 141

BIOL 141

Students are to select whichever of the following options that were not taken Semester 1: BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or BIOL 129
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 129 - Mammalian Anatomy (GN)Notes for: BIOL 129

BIOL 129

Students are to select whichever of the following options that were not taken Semester 1: BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or BIOL 129
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0-4.0
BIOL 142 - Physiology LaboratoryNotes for: BIOL 142

BIOL 142

This course is suggested to be taken with BIOL 141, but not BIOL 129
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
HD FS 129 - Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies (GS)Notes for: HD FS 129

HD FS 129

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
NUTR 251 - Introductory Principles of Nutrition (GHA)Notes for: NUTR 251

NUTR 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
3.0
Quantification (GQ) Must be MATH 021 or higher
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 101 - Introductory Chemistry (GN) Notes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
CHEM 111 - Experimental Chemistry (GN)Notes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

May be taken concurrently with CHEM 110, but must be taken after CHEM 101 if student places into CHEM 101
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.0
MICRB 106 - Elementary Microbiology (GN)Notes for: MICRB 106

MICRB 106

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
MICRB 107 - Elementary Microbiology Laboratory (GN)Notes for: MICRB 107

MICRB 107

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.0
2.0
NURS 251 - Health Assesment Notes for: NURS 251

NURS 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Elective
2.0-3.0
Total credits 15.0-16.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
SOC 001 - Introductory Sociology (GS)Notes for: SOC 001

SOC 001

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SOC 005 - Social Problems (GS)Notes for: SOC 005

SOC 005

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)Notes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 - Introduction to Biostatistics (GQ)Notes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0-4.0
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 Nursing Notes for: NURS 230

NURS 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
Humanities (GH)
3.0
Total credits 16.0 - 17.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
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 301 - Nursing Care of the Adult Client Requiring Medical-Surgical Intervention Notes 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 Settings Notes for: NURS 310

NURS 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Elective
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 6

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

NURS 320

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

Students may take the A, B, C, or D offerings of this course
3.0
Total credits 14.0

Semester 7

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

NURS 450A

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

NURS 415

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
Elective
3.0
Total credits 13.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
NURS 450B - Professional Role Development III: Clinical Capstone Notes for: NURS 450B

NURS 450B

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

NURS 420

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
NURS: 400-level Elective
3.0
Total credits 14.0

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

Footnotes

BIOL141
Students are to select either BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or select BIOL 129 this semester and take the other selection in Semester 2
BIOL129
Students are to select either BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or select BIOL 129 this semester and take the other selection in Semester 2
BIOL 142
This course is suggested to be taken with BIOL 141, but not BIOL 129
PSU 008S
Select one of the sections with the "Section Info" as NURSING
BIOL 141
Students are to select whichever of the following options that were not taken Semester 1: BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or BIOL 129
BIOL 129
Students are to select whichever of the following options that were not taken Semester 1: BIOL 141 with BIOL 142 or BIOL 129
BIOL 142
This course is suggested to be taken with BIOL 141, but not BIOL 129
Must be MATH 021 or higher
CHEM 111
May be taken concurrently with CHEM 110, but must be taken after CHEM 101 if student places into CHEM 101
ENGL 202
Students may take the A, B, C, or D offerings of this course