Recommended Academic Plan for Nursing (RN-BS) at Abington

Effective Date Spring 2014

Semester 1

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

BIOL 141

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
BIOL 142 - Physiology LaboratoryNotes for: BIOL 142

BIOL 142

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
PSYCH 100 - Introduction to 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
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Arts (GA)
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 129 - Mammalian Anatomy (GN)Notes for: BIOL 129

BIOL 129

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
HD FS 129 - 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
NUTR 251 - 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
Quantification (GQ)
3
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

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

CHEM 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CHEM 110 & 111 - Chemistry Principles 1 & Lab (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110 & 111

CHEM 110 & 111

http://bulletins.psu.edu/undergrad/courses/C/CHEM/111/200607S1
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
MICROB 106 - Elementary Microbiology (GN)Notes for: MICROB 106

MICROB 106

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MICRB 107 - Elementary Microbiology Laboratory (GN)Notes for: MICRB 107

MICRB 107

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
NURS 390 - Transition and the Professional Nursing Role (US)Notes for: NURS 390

NURS 390

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NURS 357 - Introduction to Nursing Informatics Notes for: NURS 357

NURS 357

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 13-14

Semester 4

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

SOC 001

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SOC 005 - Social Problems (GS)Notes for: SOC 005

SOC 005

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDPSY 101 - Analysis and Interpretation of Statistical Data in Education (GQ)

EDPSY 101

or STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)Notes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † 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 requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
NURS 251 - Health AssessmentNotes for: NURS 251

NURS 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NURS ElectiveNotes for: NURS Elective

NURS Elective

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
NURS 417 - Family and Community Health Concepts (US;IL)Notes for: NURS 417

NURS 417

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Arts (GA)
3
Elective
3
Total credits 10

Semester 6

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
NURS 475 - Integrated Concepts in Nursing PracticeNotes for: NURS 475

NURS 475

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NURS ElectiveNotes for: NURS Elective

NURS Elective

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Total credits 7

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
Portfolio Credits for RN LicenseNotes for: Portfolio Credits for RN License

Portfolio Credits for RN License

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
33
Total credits 33

Additional Notes

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements. 

US, IL, and US;IL are codes designating courses that satisfy PSU United States/International Cultures requirements.

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Y is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University W and US;IL requirements.

Program Notes

Please note: 36 of the last 60 credits earned prior to graduation must be from Penn State.

Typically, students entering NURN have General Education major requirements completed and receive transfer credits.

Speak with an adviser to have transfer transcripts evaluated.

Academic Advising Notes

STAT 200, 250, or Ed PSY 101 are pre-requisites for NURS 200W.

NURS 390 should be taken in the first semester and NURS 475 should be taken in the final semester.

Legend

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

Footnotes

CHEM 110 & 111
http://bulletins.psu.edu/undergrad/courses/C/CHEM/111/200607S1