BA/BS to BSN Curriculum


The BSN Accelerated Program is designed for students who have a four-year college degree. After completing the prerequisite courses, students enter this full-time nursing program in June and graduate in December, 18 months later.

Prerequisite courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II (6 credits)
  • Chemistry (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
  • Microbiology/Epidemiology (2 credits)
  • Statistics (3 credits)

Curriculum:

Year 1

Summer

  • NURS 201, Pathophysiology (2 credits)
  • NURS 203, Health Assessment (2 credit)
  • NURS 227, Clinical Nutrition (2 credit)
  • NURS 230C, Basic Care (2 credits)
  • NURS 230D, Basic Care (3 credits)

Fall

  • THEO 305, Ethics/Theological Ethics (3 credits)
  • NURS 309C, Introduction to Nursing Care (3 credits)
  • NURS 309D, Introduction to Nursing Care (3 credits)
  • NURS 327, Elements of Research in Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURS 329, Pharmacology (3 credits)

Spring

  • NURS 319C, Maternal Care/Gender (2 credits)
  • NURS 319D, Maternal Care/Gender (3 credits)
  • NURS 320C, Med-Surg Nsg 1 (2 credits)
  • NURS 320D, Med-Surg Nsg 1 (3 credits)
  • NURS 326, Mental Health (3 credits)

Year 2

Summer

  • NURS 405C, Med-Surg Nsg II (4 credits)
  • NURS 405D, Med-Surg Nsg II (3 credits)
  • NURS 406C, Pediatrics/Genetics (2 credits)
  • NURS 406D, Pediatrics/Genetics (2 credits)
  • NURS 480, NCLEX Prep 1 (1 credit)

Fall

  • NURS 422C, Critical Care Nsg (2 credits)
  • NURS 422D, Critical Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURS 423C, Leaderhip/Precepting (4 credits)
  • NURS 423D, Leadership (2 credits)
  • NURS 426, Nursing Trends and Issues (2 credits)
  • NURS 481, NCLEX Prep II (2 credit)