Sep 25, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog

Nursing Comprehensive, B.S.N.


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Please note that there are specific admission requirements  for entrance into the Nursing program at Shepherd University.

Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Nursing


Total hours required for the degree, 120 Hours:


Specific core curriculum and nursing prerequisites, 58 Hours:


The BSN requires specific courses to satisfy some Core Curriculum  requirements (Lab Sciences and Social Science).  Grades of C or better required in all prerequisite courses listed.

Note(s):

It is recommended that science courses be taken in order listed.

*CHEM 125/125L requires MATH 105  as a prerequisite.

**Any college-level nutrition course can be substituted for NUTR 318 .

***Any college-level ethics course can be substituted for NURS 320 .

Four-Year Course Progression


Nursing
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FYEX 1 First-Year Experience 1   ENGL 102 1 Writing and Rhetoric II 3
MATH 105 1 Math* 3   BIOL 226 1 Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIOL 225 1 Anatomy and Physiology I 3   BIOL 228 1 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (LS) 1
BIOL 227 1 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (LS) 1   Core Curriculum 2 Humanities Core 3
ENGL 101 1 Writing and Rhetoric I 3   MATH 314 OR   Statistics OR  
SOCI 203 2 General Sociology 3   BADM 224   Business Statistics OR  
    TOTAL 14   PSYC 250   Statistics for the Social Sciences^ 3-4
              TOTAL 13-14
*Depending on your math placement scores, additional math courses may be required to be able to take MATH 105.     ^Any college level statistics course is acceptable.  
           
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 125   Chemistry for the Health Sciences** 3   Core Curriculum 2 Wellness Core 3
CHEM 125L   Chemistry for the Health Sciences Lab** 1   NURS 320   Bioethics^^ 3
Core Curriculum 2 Humanities Core 3   BIOL 302   Microbiology with Lab 4
PSYC 101 2 Introduction to Psychology (SO-MD) 3   NUTR 318   Nutrition 3
Core Curriculum 2 Social Science Core 3   Core Curriculum 2 Art Core 3
Core Curriculum 1 History Core 3       TOTAL 16
    TOTAL 16   ^^Any college level ethics course is acceptable.  
**This course must be taken at Shepherd University.            
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
NURS 330   Patient-Centered Care: Foundations of Nursing 4   NURS 340   Patient-Centered Care: Behavioral Health 5
NURS 331   Performance Outcomes I 1   NURS 341   Performance Outcomes II 1
NURS 332   Patient-Centered Care: Older Adult 2   NURS 342   Patient-Centered Care: Adult Health I 6
NURS 333   Health Assessment 3   NURS 345   Genetics and Genomics in Nursing 3
NURS 334   Pharmacotherapeutics 3       TOTAL 15
NURS 335   Nursing Informatics 3          
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
NURS 430   Patient-Centered Care: Children and Families 4   NURS 442   Patient-Centered Care: Population Health 5
NURS 431   Performance Outcomes III 1   NURS 443   Leadership 3
NURS 432   Patient-Centered Care: Adult Health II 6   NURS 444 3 Capstone Immersion Experience 4
NURS 438   Patient-Centered Care: Childbearing Family 4   NURS 445   NCLEX-RN Preparation 1
    TOTAL 15   NURS 437 2 Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice (WM) 3
              TOTAL 16
                 
July 8, 2020         DEGREE TOTAL 120
         


 

R.N.-to-B.S.N. Curriculum Plan


RN to BSN Track Requirements, 23 Hours:


 It is expected that RNs will complete most of the required Core Curriculum  courses before applying to the nursing program.  Please see your advisor for assistance in program planning.

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