Junior/Senior Course Sequence

Once admitted to the nursing major's basic/pre-licensure option, students must complete their nursing courses in the following sequence. Each term is a foundation for the subsequent term.

Nursing Curriculum

Implementation of this curriculum began in the fall 2021 semester. For major requirements from prior years, visit the Undergraduate Catalog. This is a full-time program, and courses typically take place during weekday hours.

Junior Year, First Term (J1)

Course Units
NURS 347 Health Assessment Across the Life Span 3
NURS 356 Adult Health Nursing I: Foundations 3
NURS 356C Adult Health Nursing I: Foundations Clinical 2
NURS 361 Pharmacology 2
NURS 365 Pathophysiology 3
TOTAL 13

Junior Year, Second Term (J2)

Course Units
NURS 333 Writing for Evidence-Based Practice: Issues in Professional Nursing* 3
NURS 358 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 3
NURS 358C Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Clinical 2
NURS 360 Adult Health Nursing II 3
NURS 360C Adult Health Nursing II Clinical 2
NURS 416 Diversity and Social Justice in Healthcare* 3
TOTAL 16

*Courses taken in the J2 term also apply to requirements in the university's Core Curriculum. NURS 333 satisfies the Advanced Writing Seminar (Core 9) requirement. NURS 416 satisfies the Diversity & Difference (Core 13) requirement.

Senior Year, First Term (S1)

Course Units
NURS 435 Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice* 3
NURS 473 Women-Maternal Health and Newborn Nursing 2
NURS 473C Women-Maternal Health and Newborn Nursing Clinical 2
NURS 475 Child Health 2
NURS 475C Child Health Clinical 2
NURS 480 Adult Health Nursing III 3
NURS 480C Adult Health Nursing III CLinical 2
TOTAL 16

*NURS 435 requires a prerequisite of basic statistics or biostatistics.

Senior Year, Second Term (S2)

Course Units
NURS 476 Public Health Nursing 3
NURS 476C Public Health Nursing Clinical 2
NURS 481 Transition to Practice:Leadership Quality and Safety in Collaborative Healthcare Environments 2
NURS 483 Senior Practicum Immersion 4
NURS 488 Preparation for Licensure Exam 2
TOTAL 13