School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
Suggested Sequence of Courses in BSN Curriculum (Effective 2019)

Please contact the School of Nursing to learn more about the BSN Program. 

Developmental Courses

Cr.

Developmental   Courses

Cr.

PRE COLLEGE / PRE NUR COURSES

 

 

MAT   023 Intro Algebra A            (4)

MAT   024 Intro Algebra A            (4)

 

Courses

Cr.

Courses

Cr.

Semester 1

 

Semester 2**

 

BIO   151 – Human Anatomy

4

BIO   152 – Human Anatomy

4

ENG   120 – English Composition

3

ENG   201 – Research & Writing

3

MAT   140 – College Algebra

4

PSY   120 – Intro to Psychology

3

SCI   – The Natural World or

SSC   100 – Intro to Social Science

3

SCI   – The Natural World or

SSC   100 – Intro to Social Science

3

FDS   – Freshman Dev. Seminar

1

COM   119* – Interpersonal Communication and Leadership Skills

3

HSC   100 – Medical Terminology

1

 

                                                                    16

16

 

16

Semester 3

Semester 4

 

BIO   240 – Microbiology

4

NUR   104 – Drug Dosage Calculation

2

PSY   202 – Life Span Development

3

NUR   208 – Fundamentals of Nursing

6

SPA   131 – Elementary Spanish I or

FRE   131 – Elementary French I

4

NUR   209 – Health Assessment

3

NUR   229 – Pharmacology in Nursing

3

MAT   235 – Introductory Statistics

4

*PLS   200 - Personal Life Skills

2

15

 

16

Semester 5

 

Semester 6

 

NUR   308 – Adult Health Nursing I

6

NUR   319 – Adult Health Nursing II

6

NUR   311 – Pathophysiology

3

NUR   321 – Maternal Newborn Nursing

4

NUR   318 – Mental & Behavioral Health Nursing

4

NUR   323 – Pediatric Nursing

4

SPA/FR   132 – Elem Span/French II

4

NUR   322 – Evidence Based Practice

3

17

 

17

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

NUR   417 – Adult Health Nursing III

6

NUR   421 – Nursing Leadership & Issues

5

NUR   418 – Community Health Nursing

4

NUR   432 – Senior Clinical Practicum

5

SSC   Elective

3

NUR   433 – NCLEX Preparation

2

HUM   115 –Intro to Humanities

3

 

16

 

12

Total Credits in the BSN Program:  125                                                           

  • *BSN students exempt from COM 120 
  • ****In order to enter the nursing sequence students must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

         Eligibility for admission to the BSN Program

  • Students must have (1) a 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Achieved a minimum grade of at least “C” in Science Courses.

 Progression Requirements

  • To progress in the nursing sequence students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all nursing and science courses of the major and maintain a minimum of 2.0 overall average.
  • The Pass Mark to successfully pass a Nursing Course is 75% (courses with the NUR prefix in the course code).           
  • Students must pass both the theory and clinical components of a nursing courses.  Failure in any one component will result in a failing grade in the course.  For courses with a clinical component that are to be repeated, the student must take both the clinical and theory portion of the course. 
  • Only ONE course failure is allowed in the Nursing Sequence (courses with the NUR prefix in the course code).

Additional UVI Graduation Requirements

  • Students must meet the Computer Literacy requirement during the freshman year.  Transfer students may complete 24 credits before completing this requirement.
  • Student must pass the English Proficiency Examination (EPE): 

Revised 1/16/2019