Nursing Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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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
I Believe (THEO 101) 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
I Believe (THEO 102) 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, SOCI 340 or MATH 240) 3 credits
Lifespan Human Development (PSYC 310) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Nursing Fundamentals (NURS 201) 5 credits
Health Assessment (NURS 210) 2 credits
Pharmacology (NURS 312) 3 credits
Nutrition for Nursing Practice (NURS 313) 3 credits
Bible Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Nursing Care of Adults with Acute Conditions (NURS 301) 7 credits
Evidence-based Nursing for Clinical Practice (NURS 324) 2 credits
Art, Beauty and Truth (HUMA 290) 3 credits
History/Politics/International Studies GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Nursing Care of Adults with Complex Conditions (NURS 302) 7 credits
Nursing Care of the Childrearing Family (NURS 370) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Philosophy & Literature (HUMA 205) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Population Health Nursing (NURS 430) 6 credits
Mental Health Nursing (NURS 411) 5 credits
Gerontological Nursing (NURS 452) 2 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 1 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Nursing Leadership and Management (NURS 442) 3 credits
Nursing Capstone (NURS 490) 5 credits
Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (NURS 421) 6 credits
Electives 1 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits