College of Health Professions


Department of Nursing

Nursing Basic Program

Freshman/Sophomore Suggested Course Sequence

Students working on nursing prerequisites and core requirements are considered pre-nursing majors. Many of the eleven nursing prerequisites satisfy university core requirements; however, there are additional courses required to satisfy all university core requirements (specifically core 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 and 14).

 

Freshman Year, First Term (16 units)  
Course Requirement Units
ENGL 102 Writing for Liberal Education Nursing prerequisite/Core 2  
OR      
TSEM Towson Seminar Core 1 3
BIOL 190 Introductory Biology for the Health Professions Nursing prerequisite/Core 7 4
MATH 115 Basic Mathematics for the Sciences Nursing prerequisite/Core 3 3
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Nursing prerequisite/Core 6  
OR      
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology Nursing prerequisite/Core 6 3

CORE REQUIREMENT

(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)

 

  3
Total Units 16

 

 

Freshman Year, Second Term (14 units)  
Course Requirement Units
TSEM Towson Seminar Core 1  
OR      
ENGL 102 Writing for Liberal Education Nursing prerequisite/Core 2 3

CHEM 121 &

CHEM 121 L

Allied Health Chemistry I Lecture and Lab Nursing prerequisite/Core 8

3

1

BIOL 221 & BIOL 221L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture and Lab Nursing prerequisite

3

1

SOCI 101

Introduction to Sociology

Nursing prerequisite/Core 6

 

OR      
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Nursing prerequisite/Core 6 3
Total Units 14

 

 

Sophomore Year, First Term (16 units)  
Course Requirement Units

BIOL 222 &

BIOL 222L

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture and Lab Nursing prerequisite

3

1

PSYC 203 Human Development Nursing prerequisite 3
*MATH 231 Basic Statisitcs   3

CORE REQUIREMENT

(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)

    3

CORE REQUIREMENT

(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)

 

 

3

Total Units 16

 

 

Sophomore Year, Second Term (16 units)  
Course Requirement Units
BIOL 215 Essentials of Microbiology Nursing prerequisite 4
HLTH 331 Nutrition for Health Professionals Nursing prerequisite 3

CORE REQUIREMENT

(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)

    3

CORE REQUIREMENT

(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)

    3

CORE REQUIREMENT

(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)

    3
Total Units 16

 

* A Statistics course must be completed prior to taking NURS 435 Professional Nursing III: Research in Nursing. Students are encouraged to complete during their pre-nursing plan of study.

Junior/Senior Course Sequence

Department of Nursing
Linthicum Hall, Room 301 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2067
Fax: 410-704-4325
E-mail: bnecker@towson.edu


 

 

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