Nursing Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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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

Human Anatomy & Physiology I (BIOL 221 ) 4 credits
College Algebra (MATH 180) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Human Anatomy & Physiology II (BIOL 222) 4 credits
General, Organic & Biological Chemistry (CHEM 151) 4 credits
General Psychology (PSYC 150) 3 credits
History/Politics/International Studies GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Nursing Professional Practice (NURS 204) 2 credits
Pathophysiology (NURS 311) 3 credits
Essentials of Microbiology (BIOL 367) 4 credits
Statistical Procedures (PSYC 240) 3 credits
Lifespan Human Development (PSYC 311) 3 credits
Philosophy and Literature (HUMA 205) 3 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 50 credits

Spring Semester

Nursing Fundamentals (NURS 201) 5 credits
Health Assessment (NURS 210) 2 credits
Pharmacology (NURS 312) 3 credits
Evidence-Based Practice for Clinical Nursing (NURS 324) 2 credits
Art, Beauty and Truth (HUMA 290) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 65 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Medical-Surgical Nursing I (NURS 301) 7 credits
Mental Health Nursing (NURS 411) 5 credits
BIBL Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Students should not take more than 15 credits this semester due to clinical requirement.
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

Medical-Surgical Nursing II (NURS 302) 7 credits
Nutrition Essentials for Nursing (NURS 313) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (REL 300) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 96 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Maternity Nursing (NURS 421) 6 credits
Population Health Nursing (NURS 430) 6 credits
Nursing of Children and Families (NURS 370) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 114 credits

Spring Semester

Nursing Management and Leadership (NURS 442) 3 credits
Application of Clinical Genetics in Nursing (NURS 450) 2 credits
Gerontological Nursing (NURS 452) 2 credits
Nursing Capstone (490) 4 credits
Nursing Elective 1 credits
Semester Total 12 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits