Nursing Program

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Nursing Program Course Sequence 3+1

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Nursing to B.S. Nursing
(RN-BSN) 3+1 major map

Your first year will consist of the following:

Fall:

  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
  • ENG 101: English Composition I 3 credits
  • BIO 110/111 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab 4 Credits
  • SOC 101: Principles of Sociology 3 credits
  • PHI 101: Introduction to Philosophy 3 credits

Spring :

  • NUR 220: Nutrition in Nursing & Healthcare 3 credits
  • ENG 102: English Composition II 3 credits
  • BIO114/115: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology II 4 credits with lab
  • PSY 256 : Developmental Psychology 3 credits
  • MTH 107: Introduction to Statistics 3 credits
  • ENG 102: English Composition II 3 credits

Your second year will consist of the following:

Fall:

  • NUR 130 Fundamentals of Nursing 4 credits
  • NUR 131 Fundamentals of Nursing Lab 1 credit
  • NUR 132 Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical 1 credit
  • History (General education credit towards BSN) 3 credits
  • BIO 155/156 Basic Microbiology and Lab 4 credits

Spring:

  • NUR 140 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family 2 credits
  • NUR 141 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family Clinical 2 credits
  • NUR 145 Nursing Care of Children and Families 2 credits
  • NUR 146 Nursing Care of Children and Families 2 credits
  • SPE 102 Public (general education credit towards BSN) speaking 3 credits
  • Diversity (General education credit towards BSN) 3 credits

Your third year would consist of the following :

Fall:

  • NUR 240 Nursing Care of Patients with Mental Health Alterations 2 credits
  • NUR 241 Nursing Care of Patients with Mental Health Alterations  Clinical 1 credits
  • NUR 245 Nursing Care of Patients with Medical Surgical Patients Health Alterations 2 credits
  • NUR 246 Nursing Care of Patients with Medical Surgical Patients Health Alterations Clinical 2 credits
  • Literature (General education credit towards BSN) 3 credits
  • ART 101 Introduction to Art, MUS 101 Introduction to Music or THR 101 Introduction to Theater (general education credit towards BSN) 3 credits
  • NUR 303 Pharmacology 3 credits

Spring:

  • NUR 250 Advanced Concepts in Nursing Care 4 credits
  • NUR 251 Advanced Concepts in Nursing Care Clinical 4 credits
  • NUR 301 Comprehensive Health Assessment Elective (BSN) 3 credits
  • NUR 216 Management and Professional Issues 1 credit
  • NUR 302 Pathophysiology 3 credits

Please note:  After completion of term 6, students are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam and graduate with the AAS Nursing degree. Students will need to be licensed as a RN in NJ to begin semester 1 with Rowan University. 

Your fourth year would consist of the following Rowan University courses on the Mount  Laurel campus :

Fall:

  • NURS 03.304 Nursing Informatics 3 credits 
  • NURS 03.404 Research Applications in Nursing Practice 3 credits
  • NURS 03.401 Community Health Nursing 6 credits  with clinical
  • General Education Elective or Advanced Pharmacology (with 3.0 or higher GPA)

Spring:

  • NURS 03.309 Ethics in Healthcare 3 credits
  • NURS 03.405 Healthcare Policy and Finance 3 credits
  • General Education Elective 3 credits
  • General Education Elective 3 credits
  • NURS 03.403 Health Care Delivery Systems 4 credits with clinical