Nursing Major: ABSN Sample Plan

The 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 Plan: Nursing (Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing)


BIOL 100: Biology
CHEM 100: Chemistry
BIOL 204: Microbiology
BIOL 214: Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 215: Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOL 353: Pathophysiology
MATH 156: College Algebra OR MATH 186: Pre-Calculus*
STAT 190: Basic Statistics
LL Foreign Language/ Elem. Proficiency
PHRE 188: Ethics
TRU 113: S&S Seminar: The Integrity of Care
PSYC 166: General Psychology
NU 250: Life Span Development
XXX: Missouri Statute
JINS 3xx Jr. Seminar - Writing Enhanced
NU 210: Pharmacotherapeutics

NU 311: Human Nutrition


NU 240: Assessment & Fundamentals I
NU 240L: Assessment & Fundamentals Lab
NU 280: Assessment & Fundamentals II
NU 280L: Assessment & Fundamentals II Module


NU 350: Adult Health Nursing I
NU 350C: Adult Health Nursing I Clinical
NU 350L: Adult Health Nursing I Module
NU 385: Child/Family OR NU 375: Maternal/Neonatal
NU 410: Intro to Nursing Research
NU 310: Pharmacotherapies II


NU 351: Adult Health Nursing II
NU 351C: Adult Health Nursing II Clinical
NU 375: Maternal/Neonatal OR NU 385: Child/Family
NU 475: Critical Care Nursing OR NU 480: Prof. Nursing Leadership


NU 340: NCLEX-RN Review
NU 425: Community Mental Health 


NU 440: NCLEX-RN Review
NU 445: Clinical Elective 
NU 485: Rural Public Health
NU 480: Prof. Nursing Leadership OR NU 475: Critical Care Nursing 

48 Nursing Credits in 18 Months


See Truman's Catalog for additional information.

Pre-requisite courses are required to be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program of study. Suggested program of study; course choices are up to student. For more information, see the Nursing Student Handbook.

Department chair: please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above.

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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