School of Nursing Course Offerings

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View Nursing Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

The baccalaureate program in nursing prepares individuals to practice competently within complex healthcare systems while demonstrating integrity, compassion, and justice in all aspects of their lives. Graduates are prepared to assume the roles of provider of care, designer/manager/coordinator of care, and a member of a profession.

Below are the general education requirements and pre-requisite courses for the nursing program. Prospective students are encouraged to discuss their curriculum plan with a nursing faculty advisor.

General Education Requirements Nursing Pre-Requisite Courses
ENG101,102 English I and II 6 PSY201 General Psychology 3
BU 101: Belhaven Basics 1 BIO379/380 Microbiology with lab 4
MAT 101 College Algebra 3 BIO 230, 231 (A&P I and II with labs) 8
ENG225/226 Literature (ENG203/204 World Literature I, II; ENG201/202 British Literature I, II; ENG205/206 American Literature I, II; may substitute) 6 SOC101 Intro to Sociology 3
BIO125 Science and Culture II OR PHY125 Science and Culture I 4 CHE111,113 Chemistry I with Lab 4
HIS225, HIS226 History I and II 6 PSY303 Statistics for Behavioral Science OR MAT200 Elementary Statistics 3
BIB220 Survey of Old Testament BIB221 Survey of New Testament 6 COM250 Public Speaking 3
HUM225 Biblical Themes I HUM226 Biblical Themes II 2
WVC401 Kingdom Life (taken during the Senior year) 3
Optional General Education Elective 3

The pre-licensure BSN requires successful completion of 63 hours of general education, worldview, elective, and nursing pre-requisite courses. The additional 61 hours of nursing core courses include NUR 311, NUR 312, NUR 313, NUR 314, NUR 315, NUR 321, NUR 322, NUR 323, NUR 411, NUR 412, NUR 413, NUR 421, NUR 422, NUR 423, and nursing electives.