Nursing Course Plan

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

General, Organic & Biological Chemistry I (CHEM 151 ) 4 credits
Human Anatomy & Physiology I (BIOL 221 ) 4 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

General, Organic & Biological Chemistry II (CHEM 152) 4 credits
Human Anatomy & Physiology II (BIOL 222) 4 credits
College Algebra (MATH 180) 3 credits
General Psychology (PSYC 150) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 33 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Health Assessment (NURS 210) 2 credits
Essentials of Microbiology (BIOL 367) 4 credits
Nutrition (HLTH 300) 3 credits
Philosophy/Literature (HUMA 205) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Nursing Fundamentals (NURS 201) 5 credits
Pathophysiology/Pharmacology I (NURS 350) 3 credits
Lifespan Human Development (PSYC 310) 3 credits
History/Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 65 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Medical-Surgical Nursing I (NURS 301) 7 credits
Pathophysiology/Pharmacology II (NURS 351) 3 credits
Health Promotion (NURS 360) 2 credits
Statistical Procedures (PSYC 240 ) 3 credits
Art, Beauty and Truth (HUMA 290) 3 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 83 credits

Spring Semester

Medical-Surgical Nursing II (NURS 302) 7 credits
Nursing Research (NURS 330 ) 2 credits
Nursing Care of Children & Families (NURS 370) 2 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (REL 300) 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 100 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Public Health Nursing (NURS 401) 5 credits
Mental Health Nursing (NURS 411) 5 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Semester Total 13 credits
Cumulative Total 113 credits

Spring Semester

Maternity Nursing (NURS 421) 6 credits
Nursing Administration/Leadership (NURS 431) 5 credits
Senior Synthesis (NURS 492) 1 credits
Elective Credits 1 credits
Semester Total 13 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits