Baker School of Nursing
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Program of Study

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

Junior

First Level

Theory

Clinical

NU 302 Pathophysiology

3.5

 

NU 315 Concepts of Health and Nursing

3

 

NU 325/NU 325L Fundamentals of Nursing

3

3

NU 330 Health Assessment Across the Life Span

3

 

Semester total = 15.5

 



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

 

NU 492L Professional Nursing Practicum

 

5.5

Semester total = 17

 


Total nursing credits = 17

  • 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.