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BSN Nursing

BSN Nursing

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required Prerequisite Courses
Visual/Performing Arts
US-College Reading & Writing *
GLB/US-Written Argument/Research *
History of the United States through Reconstruction *
History of the United States From Reconstruction *
US-Princ of US and Tex Gov *
US/TX GOV; INSTS & POLS *
Introduction to Psychology *
US-Fund of Public Speaking *
US-Business/Prof Speaking
US-Hum Anatomy/Physiology I *
US-Hum Anatmy/Physiology II *
US-College Algebra *
US-General Ethics *
Survey of General Chemistry ( ) *
General and Quantitative Chemistry I
Required Support Courses
PSY 322Lifespan Development3
BSC 254General Microbiology4
MATH 453Essentials of Statistics **3
or MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods
or PSY 302 Psychological Statistics: Descriptive and Inferential
Survey of General Chemistry ***
Additional Hours from Science Options in the Core2
Required courses in the major
NURS 3115Clinical Nutrition1
NURS 3133Gerontological Nursing1
NURS 3232Professional Nursing Issues2
NURS 3311Pathophysiology3
NURS 3312Principles of Pharmacology3
NURS 3313GLB/Therapeutic Communication3
NURS 3414Health Assessment4
NURS 3531Nursing Care of Parents/Newborns5
NURS 3620Fundamentals of Nursing Care6
NURS 3630Nursing Care of Adults I6
NURS 4342Nursing Research3
NURS 4540Nursing Care of Mental Health Clients5
NURS 4541Nursg Care of Child/Families5
NURS 4650Nursing Care of Adults II6
NURS 4660Rural and Community Health Nursing6
NURS 4661Leadership in Professional Nursing6
NURS 4162NCLEX-RN Preparatory Course1
Total Hours120
*

This course can be used to satisfy the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BSN Nursing

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required Prerequisite Courses
Visual/Performing Arts
US-College Reading & Writing *
GLB/US-Written Argument/Research *
History of the United States through Reconstruction *
History of the United States From Reconstruction *
US-Princ of US and Tex Gov *
US/TX GOV; INSTS & POLS *
Introduction to Psychology *
US-Fund of Public Speaking *
US-Business/Prof Speaking
US-Hum Anatomy/Physiology I *
US-Hum Anatmy/Physiology II *
US-College Algebra *
US-General Ethics *
Survey of General Chemistry ( ) *
General and Quantitative Chemistry I
Required Support Courses
PSY 322Lifespan Development3
BSC 254General Microbiology4
MATH 453Essentials of Statistics **3
or MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods
or PSY 302 Psychological Statistics: Descriptive and Inferential
Survey of General Chemistry ***
Additional Hours from Science Options in the Core2
Required courses in the major
NURS 3115Clinical Nutrition1
NURS 3133Gerontological Nursing1
NURS 3232Professional Nursing Issues2
NURS 3311Pathophysiology3
NURS 3312Principles of Pharmacology3
NURS 3313GLB/Therapeutic Communication3
NURS 3414Health Assessment4
NURS 3531Nursing Care of Parents/Newborns5
NURS 3620Fundamentals of Nursing Care6
NURS 3630Nursing Care of Adults I6
NURS 4342Nursing Research3
NURS 4540Nursing Care of Mental Health Clients5
NURS 4541Nursg Care of Child/Families5
NURS 4650Nursing Care of Adults II6
NURS 4660Rural and Community Health Nursing6
NURS 4661Leadership in Professional Nursing6
NURS 4162NCLEX-RN Preparatory Course1
Total Hours120
*

This course can be used to satisfy the Core Curriculum Requirements.

Pre-Nursing

Admission to the pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is a competitive process.  Students take University Studies and support courses before applying to the nursing program.  At this time, students are admitted once yearly in the Fall.  The deadline for application is in the mid May and published on the Nursing Department website.  Applications for the program are weighted  and ranked according to criteria such as overall GPA, GPA on support courses, a written narrative, and HESI A2 scores. The number of students admitted is dependent upon several factors:  faculty numbers, classroom space, and clinical facility space.   Students not selected for the BSN program may re-apply in subsequent years or may meet with an advisor to select an alternative major of their choice.

Required Courses
ENG 1301US-College Reading & Writing *3
ENG 1302GLB/US-Written Argument/Research *3
MATH 1314US-College Algebra *3
BSC 2401US-Hum Anatomy/Physiology I *4
BSC 2402US-Hum Anatmy/Physiology II *4
HIST 1301History of the United States through Reconstruction *3
HIST 1302History of the United States From Reconstruction *3
PSCI 2301US-Princ of US and Tex Gov *3
PSCI 2302US/TX GOV; INSTS & POLS *3
PSY 2301Introduction to Psychology *3
PHIL 360US-General Ethics *3
SPC 1315US-Fund of Public Speaking *3
or SPC 1321 US-Business/Prof Speaking
CHEM 1305Survey of General Chemistry * ***3
or CHEM 1311 General and Quantitative Chemistry I
Plus 3 sch Creative Arts *3
Nursing Support
BSC 254General Microbiology4
PSY 322Lifespan Development3
MATH 453Essentials of Statistics **3-4
or MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods
or PSY 302 Psychological Statistics: Descriptive and Inferential
Total Hours54-55
*

This course can be used to satisfy the University Studies Requirement