BSN Nursing

Fall 2016

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Nursing
Concentration:

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication* - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

Select one from:

  • COMM 1315 - Public Speaking
  • COMM 1321 - Business and Professional Speech
  • DSDE 1371 - ASL I
  • FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
  • SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I

Mathematics* - 3 Hours:

MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non-Calculus Track) 

Life and Physical Sciences* - 6 Hours:

BIOL 2401 - Anatomy & Physiology I

BIOL 2402 - Anatomy & Physiology II

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature

ENGL 2376 - African American Literature

PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge

PHIL 2306 - Ethics

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 -Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours From:

BULW 1370 - Business Environment and Public Policy

ECON 1301 - Economic Principles and Policies

ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics

INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option* - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

3 Hours statistics from:

  • MATH 1342 - Statistics
  • PSYC 2317 - Introduction to Statistical Methods


Required Courses for Major

Prerequisites:

The following courses, in addition to the Core Curriculum courses indicated with a * above, are considered prerequisites for admission into the BS Nursing program. A minimum grade of C is required to satisfy the prerequisite:

BIOL 2420 - Microbiology
CHEM 1106/1306 - Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences
FCSC 1322 - Nutrition
PSYC 2315 - Lifespan
NURS 1373 - Basic Pathophysiology
NURS 2213 - Theories in Nursing

 Major Courses*:

 NURS 3110 - Nursing Simulation Lab I

NURS 3112 - Nursing Simulation Lab II

NURS 3221 - Practicum: Care of Adults

NURS 3230 - Care of Behavioral Health Clients

NURS 3231 - Practicum: Behavioral Health Clients

NURS 3241 - Practicum: Concepts of Professional Nursing

NURS 3316 - Comprehensive Holistic Health Assessment

NURS 3330 - Principles of Pharmacology

NURS 3440 - Concepts of Professional Nursing

NURS 3520 - Care of Adults

NURS 4221 - Practicum: Care of Adults with Complex Health States

NURS 4241 - Practicum: Care of Communities

NURS 4251 - Practicum: Leadership and Management of Health Systems

NURS 4260 - Integration for Baccalaureate Nursing Practice

NURS 4261 - Practicum: Parent-Child Family

NURS 4340 - Care of Communities

NURS 4350 - Leadership and Management of Healthcare Systems

NURS 4381 - Preceptorship: Synthesis of Nursing

NURS 4390 - Nursing Inquiry and EBP

NURS 4420 - Care of Patients with Comprised Multiple Health States

NURS 4560 - Care of the Parent Child Family

*all courses in this category require a minimum grade of C

Elective Courses

NURS 1102# - Nursing as a Profession 

# If this course is not taken, another 1-Hour course must be substituted

Other

Admission to the BSN program requires the following grade point averages:

Prerequisite courses - 2.5 or better
Science courses (BIOL 2401, 2402, 2420, CHEM 1106/1306406) - 2.5 or better 
Lamar University - 2.0 or better

Hours

120