Bachelors of Science in Nursing

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Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Program Overview

Caring is a calling. If you’re looking for a job where you make a difference in the lives of others, nurses are the often unsung heroes of the medical community. A bachelor of science in nursing from FNU is a great way to start your career in this vital and rewarding field.

Learning Outcomes

You’ll learn a variety of skills necessary to ensure positive patient outcomes in this 120 credit Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. From theory and concepts to bedside manner and health assement, our BSN program is designed to teach you the necessary knowledge and skills you’ll need to work as a nurse and pass the NCLEX exam.

Course Overview

Communications (12 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*
3ENC 1102English Composition II*
3SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication
3ENC 3311Advanced Research Writing

Humanities (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3PHI 1635Biomedical Ethics OR PHI 1600 Ethics
3Humanities (from the selection of Hum. Courses offered)

Behavioral/Social Science (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3PSY 1012General Psychology
3DEP 2004Human Growth and Development

Natural Science (18 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4BSC 1085CAnatomy and Physiology I
4BSC 1086CAnatomy and Physiology II
3CHM 1033Introduction to Chemistry
1CHM 1033 LIntroduction to Chemistry Lab
3MCB 2000CMicrobiology
3HSC 2577Principles of Nutrition for Health Care

Mathematics (7 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3MAC 1105College Algebra I*
4STA 2014Introduction to Statistics*

Computers (4 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
7NUR 3029CFundamentals of Nursing
4NUR 3065Physical Assessment in Health Care
4NUR 3125Pathophysiology
6NUR 3226CAdult Health Nursing I
3NUR 3145Pharmacology
3NUR 3805Nursing Role and Scope
6NUR 3227CAdult Health Nursing II
3NUR 3165Nursing Research
4NUR 3525CPsychiatric Nursing
3NUR 3655Culture in Nursing
5.5NUR 3355CPediatric Nursing
5.5NUR 3465CMaternity and Newborn Nursing
3NUR 4827CNursing Leadership and Management
6NUR 4836CProfessional Nursing Practicum
4NUR 4636Community Nursing

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4NUR 3065Physical Assessment in Health Care
4NUR 3125Pathophysiology
3NUR 3165Nursing Research
3NUR 3178Complementary and Alternative Healthcare
3NUR 3655Culture in Nursing
3NUR 3805Nursing Role and Scope
2NUR 3826Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice
2NUR 4287Nursing and the Aging Family
2NUR 4516Crisis Intervention
4NUR 4636Community Nursing
3NUR 4827CNursing Leadership and Management

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
7NUR 3029CFundamentals of Nursing
6NUR 3226CAdult Health Nursing I
6NUR 3227CAdult Health Nursing II
4NUR 3525CPsychiatric Nursing
5.5NUR 3355CPediatric Nursing
5.5NUR 3465CMaternity and Newborn Nursing
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • During the BSN program, the student will only be allowed to repeat one course. If the student fails two courses during the program, he/she will be terminated from the program.
  • All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
  • A total of up to 60 credits may be transferred from the General Education and/or Elective courses taken during a degree program. FNU reserves the right to transfer the appropriate courses.