Curriculum

RN-BSN Graduate

The BSN Program at Emory & Henry is a competitive 124-125 credit hours. Grounded in the Liberal Arts, the E&H BSN curriculum prepares nurses to be dynamic professionals.

Suggested Curriculum Plan

Fall 1

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

ENGL 101*

Writing

3

BIOL/CHEM 100**

Intro to Biology & Chemistry

3

CORE 100

Self: The Individual

3

 

Language 1

4

RELG 1XX

Religion

3

   

16 credit hours

Spring 1

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIOL 120

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

PSYC 102

Intro to Psychology (Social Science Core)

3

CHEM 125

Introduction to General, Organic & Physical Chemistry

3

  Language 2 4

CORE 103

Lifetime Wellness

1

HHP 1XX/HHP 1XX

Activity Courses (2)

1

   

16 credit hours

Summer 1

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

PSYC 231

Lifespan Psychology (CORE 200: Society)

3

   

3 credit hours

Fall 2

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIOL 121

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIOL 232

Microbiology & Lab

4

NURS 206

Global Issues in Healthcare (CORE 300: World)

3

STAT 163 or 161 or 162

Statistics

4
     
   

15 credit hours

Spring 2

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 400

Pathophysiology

3

NURS 401

Health Assessment

3

NURS 203

Fundamentals in Nursing

5

 

CORE Creative Arts

3
   

14 credit hours

Summer 2

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 204

Healthcare of the Older Adult

5

NURS 302

Pharmacology I

3

   

8 credit hours

Fall 3

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 300

Nursing Ethics (Humanities Core)

3

NURS 304

Medical-Surgical Nursing I

5

NURS 305

Psychiatric Nursing

5

NURS 402

Informatics & Technology

3

   

16 credit hours

Spring 3

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 303

Pharmacology II

3

NURS 306

Maternal Child & Women’s Health

5

NURS 307

Pediatric Nursing

5

NURS 403

Evidence-Based Practice & Nursing Research

3

   

16 credit hours

Summer 3

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 4

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 409

Medical-Surgical Nursing II

5

NURS 411

Population & Rural Health Nursing

5

NURS 405

Healthcare Policy & Finance

3

   

13 credit hours

Spring 4

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 413

Professional Leadership Capstone

5

NURS 207

Cultural Concepts of Healthcare

(CORE 300/International Exploration)

3-4
     
  Elective(s)  
    8+ credit hours
 

Total

122-125 credit hours

*Some students may need to take ENGL 100 prior to ENGL 101.

**BIO/CHEM 100 - it is possible to be exempt if: You have taken AP Biology & scored 3 or higher on the Biology AP exam, or you have a 1200 SAT or 25 ACT and a GPA of greater than 3.3, or a GPA > 3.3 & have successfully completed other AP exams (3 or more) in Science and/or Math.

Pre-Admission coursework (Fall 1, Spring 1, Fall 2) may be taken in a different order than what is shown.

Students may elect to take some additional pre-admission or core curriculum courses during the summer or winter terms, as well.

Transfer credits can apply to prerequisite or college requirements but not Nursing courses.

Emory & Henry College is CCNE accredited.