Program of Study

Course descriptions are located in the School of Nursing Catalog and Handbook.

Junior

First Level

Theory

Clinical

NU 305 Pathophysiology

4

 

NU 322/NU 322L Foundations of Nursing

5

3

NU 330 Health Assessment Across the Life Span

3

 

Semester total = 15

 

 

 

Second Level

Theory

Clinical

NU 360 Pharmacology

3

 

NU 375/NU 375L Nursing of Childbearing Families

3

1.5

NU 385/NU 385L Nursing of Adults I

3

1.5

NU 393/NU393L Nursing of Persons with Mental Health Alterations

3

1.5

Semester total = 16.5

 

 

Senior

Third Level

Theory

Clinical

NU 405 Nursing Research

3

 

NU 425/NU 425L Nursing of Children

3

1.5

NU 435/NU 435L Nursing of Adults II

3

1.5

NU 445/NU 445L Nursing Elders

2

1

Semester total = 15

 

 

 

Fourth Level

Theory

Clinical

NU 411 Healthcare Issues and Ethics

3

 

NU 455 Nursing of Communities

2.5

 

NU 476 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing

3

 

NU 485 Nursing of Adults III

3.5

 

NU 491L Professional Clinical Nursing Practicum

 

3

NU 496L Capstone Clinical Experience

 

2.5

Semester total = 17.5

 

 

Total nursing credits = 64

  • 1 credit hour of theory is equivalent to 50 minutes of classroom contact per week for the 15-week semester.
  • 1 credit hour of lab/clinical is equivalent to a minimum of three clock hours per week for the semester.
  • The allotted clock-hour time for the clinical component of a course may be accumulated over the entire semester or grouped in a five-week block.