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Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Basic - 3 Year Plan

 

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Trimester BSN Program

Three Year Plan - 135 Units Required

Students can be admitted to the major once the required preparation has been completed.

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2**
Composition or (ENGL 100)
Mathematics (GE B2)
BIOL 208
BIOL 207
Intro Psychology
3
3
4
4
3

Oral Communication (COMM STUD 100)
Critical Thinking (PHIL 170)
Intro Sociology
MICR 200 Microbiology
CHEM 140

3
3
3
4
5
Total Units
17
Total Units
18
STUDENT ADMITTED
INTO NURSING PROGRAM **
 
Semester 3 (Fall)
Semester 4 (Spring)

BIOL 305 Pathophysiology
N 200 Intro to Nsg Health Care
NRSG 302 Pharmacology
FCS 339 Metab Function Nutrients
N 202 Health Care Communication

3
6
2
1
2
N 250 Intermed Nsg Health Care
N 312 Phys Assessment
N 260 Older Adult Health Care
6
3
4
Total Units
14
Total Units
13
Summer Session I (6 weeks)
Summer Session II (6 weeks)
GE Course
N 331 Critical Care Nursing
3
5

GE course
N 341 Psych Mental Health

3
6
Total Units
8
Total Units
9
Semester 5 (Fall)
Semester 6 (Spring)
N 372 Health Care of the Childbearing
GE Capstone course
N353 Legal Aspects of Health Care
N 361 Child Health Care
6
3
2
7

GE Course
GE Capstone Course
N 400 Health Care Delivery Systems
N 402 Community Health Nursing

3
3
3
7
Total Units
18
Total Units
16
Summer Session I (6 weeks)
Summer Session II (6 weeks)
N 450 Nursing Research
N 451 Nursing Leadership
GE Course
3
2
3
GE Courses
N 458 NCLEX-RN Prepatory Course

AND

NRSG 452 Advance Critical Care Nursing
Or N 453 Adv Nsg Maternal Child Hlth
Or N 454 Adv Nsg Community Mental Hlth
6
1





6
Total Units
8
Total Units
13

* The Trimester BSN is a year-round fulltime program.

** The student enters the nursing program at the sophomore level with approximately 37 units of prerequisites in natural and social sciences, and general education courses completed during the Freshman year.