Requirements for BSN

The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Nursing (BSN)

FALL - Semester 1

NU 185: Dimensions of Professional Nursing
BIOL 100: Biology
CHEM 100: Chemistry for Contemporary Living
Math as placed
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

BIOL 214: Anatomy and Physiology I
PSYC 166: General Psychology
COMM 170: Public Speaking
ENG 190: Writing as Critical Thinking
Math as placed

FALL - Semester 3

NU 240: Assessmnt & Fundamentals I
NU 250: Life Span Development or PSYC 377: Developmental Psychology
NU 311: Human Nutrition
BIOL 215: Anatomy and Physiology II
Elementary I Foreign Language

SPRING - Semester 4

NU 280 Assessmnt & Fundamentals II
NU 310: Pharmacotherapeutics
BIOL 204: Introductory Microbiology
BIOL 353: Pathophysiology
Elementary II Foreign Language

FALL - Semester 5

NU 350: Adult Health Nursing I
NU 375: Maternal/Neonatal Nursing
PHRE 188: Ethics
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

NU 351: Adult Health Nursing II
NU 385: Child/Family Nursing
STAT 190: Basic Statistics
JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 7

NU 340: NCLEX-RN Review
NU 410: Introduction to Nursing Research
NU 425: Community Mental Health Nursing
NU 445: Clinical Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

NU 440: NCLEX-RN Review
NU 475: Critical Care Nursing
NU 480: Professional Nursing Leadership
NU 485: Rural Public Health Nursing

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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