Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum


The nursing curriculum is composed of two components: pre-nursing and professional nursing. The pre-nursing component is composed of three academic semesters, or the equivalent. The professional component consists five academic semesters after admission to the professional program.

The baccalaureate program is approved by Louisiana State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Freshman Year
PRE-NURSING  
1st Semester Hours   2nd Semester Hours
Eng 101 (Freshman Composition) 3   Eng 102 (Freshman Composition) 3
Math 147 (Precalculus I) 3   Hist 101 or 104 3
Biol 207/207L (A & P /Lab) 3/1   Biol 208/208L (A & P /Lab) 3/1
Chem 105 (Inorg/Lab) 3   Chem 106/108 (Org./Bio/Lab) 3/1
FYE 101 (Fr Sem) 1   FYE 102 (Fr Sem) 1
Nur 125 (Comp Lit Exam) 0   Psy 200 (Gen Psy) 3
TOTAL     14   TOTAL     18
 
Sophomore Year
  Professional Component
1st Semester Hours   2nd Semester Hours
Eng 200 (World Lit.) 3   Nur 204 (Health Assess) 3
Nur 225 (Pathophysiology) 3   Nur 212 (Fundamentals) 5
Biol 304 (Microbiology w/Lab) 4   Nur 212K (Fundamentals Practicum) 4
Nur 201 (Intro Prof Nursing) 2   Art/Music Elective 3
Nur 205 (Pharmacology) 3   GET 300 (Rising Jr Exam) 0
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15
 
Junior Year
1st Semester Hours   2nd Semester Hours
Nur 303 (Group Seminar II) 2   Nur 305 (Group Seminar III) 2
Nur 308 (Adult MedSurg I) 6   Nur 312 (Adult MedSurg II) 3
Nur 308K (Adult MedSurg I Clinical) 4   Nur 312K (Adult MedSurg II Clinical) 2
Psy 304 (Abnormal Psy) 3   Nur 314 (Psy/Mental Health Nur) 3
TOTAL  15   Nur 314K (Psy Nur Clinical) 2
      Math 273 (Statistics) 3
      TOTAL     15
 
Senior Year
1st Semester Hours   2nd Semester Hours
Nur 403 (Group Seminar IV) 2   Nur 406 (Intro Research in Nur) 3
Nur 408 (Child Health Nursing) 3   Nur 407 (Critical Thinking in Nur) 2
Nur 408K (Child Nursing Clinical) 2   Nur 412 (Community Nursing) 2
Nur 410 (Women's Health Nursing) 3   Nur 412K (Community Clinical) 2
Nur 410K (Women's Health Clinical) 2   Nur 414 (Management in Nursing) 2
Econ 201 (Macroeconomics) 3   Nur 414K (Management Clinical) 2
TOTAL     15   TOTAL     13
 
Required Hours:   Nursing - 69 hours
    General Education - 51 hours
    Total - 120 hours

2013 BSN Student Handbook