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Core Course Requirements

General education core requirements and nursing prerequisites are listed below. These courses must be completed before beginning the nursing program. Excluding math and science courses, a minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses counting towards the BSN, including general education core, nursing prerequisites, and electives. All math and science courses must be completed with a grade of “B” or better. Courses may be taken at any accredited community college or institution of higher education providing comparable courses, except those courses indicated below with **.

  • ENGL 1301 Freshman English I - 3 creditsSmiling Nursing Student
  • ENGL 1302 Freshman English II -3 credits
  • HIST 1301 US History I - 3 credits
  • HIST 1302 US History II - 3 credits
  • PLSC 2305 American National Politics - 3 credits
  • PLSC 2306 State and Local Politics - 3 credits
  • PSYC 1301 Introductory Psychology - 3 credits
  • *MATH 1314 College algebra -3 credits
  • **PSYC 3301 Statistics - 3 credits
  • PSYC 3344 Human Lifespan - 3 credits
  • *CHEM 1311/1111 General Chemistry I & lab - 4 credits
  • *BIOL 1306/1106 General Biology 1 & lab - 4 credits
  • *BIOL 1307/1107 General Biology 2& lab - 4 credits
  • *BIOL 2320, 2121 Introductory Microbiology & lab - 4 credits
  • **BIOL 2303 Introductory Nutrition - 3 credits
  • *BIOL 3350, 3151 Human Anatomy & lab - 4 credits
  • *BIOL 3352, 3153 Human Physiology & lab - 4 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts - 3 credits
  • ENGL 2300 Series Literature - 3 credits
  • COMM Oral Communication & lab - 4 credits
  • **NURS 2300 Pharmacology and Pathophysiology – 2 credits

*Must earn B or better in math and the science courses.
**Must be taken at UTPB
 

 

Upper Level Course Requirements

Soph Summer Semester

  • NURS 2300 Pharmacology and Pathophysiology - 3 credits

Junior First Semester

  • NURS 3320 Foundation of Nursing Practice - 3 credits
  • NURS 3321 Foundation of Nursing Practice Clinical - 3 credits
  • NURS 3210 Health Assessment- 3 credits
  • NURS 3220 Nursing Care Concepts of Aging Adults - 2 credits
  • NURS 3302 Spanish for Health Professionals - 3 credits

Junior Second Semester

  • NURS 3330 Medical Surgical Nursing - 3 credits
  • NURS 3530 Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical - 5 credits
  • NURS 3240 Mental Health Nursing – 2 credits
  • NURS 3241 Mental Health Nursing Clinical - 2 credits
  • NURS 3200 Research and Nursing Informatics - 2 credits

Senior First Semester

  • NURS 4310 Women’s Health and Obstetrics – 3 credits
  • NURS 4311 Women’s Health and Obstetrics Clinical – 3 credits
  • NURS 4210 Pediatric Nursing – 2 credits
  • NURS 4211 Pediatric Nursing Clinical – 2 credits
  • NURS 4110 Men’s Health Nursing – 1 credit
  • NURS 4100 Genetics in Nursing – 1 credit

Senior Second Semester

  • NURS 4412 Leadership & Management Synthesis and Reasoning – 4 credits
  • NURS 4313 Multi-cultural Public Health Nursing – 3 credits
  • NURS 4213 Multi-cultural Public Health Nursing Clinical – 2 credits
  • NURS 4220 Specialty Nursing OR ICU NICU – 2 credits
  • NURS 4120 Nursing Synthesis – 1 credit