Two-Year Curriculum Plan

Total CreditsAllocation of Class CreditsAllocation of Simulation Clinical/Lab Hours
Semester I (15 weeks)
BI105 A&P I/Lab431
BI108 General Microbiology/Lab431
*EN105 Writing Seminar33
NU101 Foundations of Nursing Practice963
Semester II (15 weeks)
BI106 A&P II/Lab431
PS233 Introduction to Human Development33
NU102 Adult Nursing Practice1064
Year II
Semester I (15 weeks)
*SO201 Introduction to Sociology33
ID304 Exploring Ethics33
*MA210 Statistics33
NU201 Family-Focused Nursing Practice1064
Semester II (15 weeks)
NU404 Concepts & Challenges for Professional Practice33
*EN106 Critical Reading, Thinking and Writing33
NU202 Comprehensive Nursing Practice1174
Curriculum Total73


1. Courses must be completed in accordance with the Prerequisites/Corequisites Policy. +NU404 may be taken after the completion of the NU102 nursing course.

++NU 404 must be taken prior to or concurrent with NU 201. *EN 105, *EN 106, *SO201 and *MA 210 may be taken at any time prior to graduation.

2. Most non-nursing courses may be offered in Summer I or II sessions.

The relationship of course/credit hours to clock hours is as follows:

  • 1 academic hour of theory/week = 1 course credit
  • 2-3 hours non-nursing course laboratory/week = 1 course credit
  • 3 hours nursing clinical/laboratory experience/week = 1 course credit
  • 2 hours nursing simulation experience/week = 1 course credit

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