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.  

    FALL Semester                                            SPRING Semester

Developmental Courses

Cr.

 

Developmental Courses

Cr.

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  Humanities Elective

3

 

 

16

 

 

12

*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