Accelerated BSN Courses

ABSN curriculum

Students entering this program will automatically be awarded 38 credits in recognition of attaining their first bachelor’s degree.

Prerequisite courses - 22 credits

BIO 211 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 212 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 235 Microbiology 4
CHEM 101 Chemistry 4
PSY 212 Lifespan Development 3
STAT 167 Statistics 3

Core courses - 60 credits

Fall semester I

NUR 205 Health Assessment and Skill Development 6
NUR 301 Foundations of the Nursing Profession 3
NUR 309 Principles of Pathophysiology 3
NUR 375 Pharmacology for Nurses 3

Spring semester I

NUR 215 The Wellness Continuum for Adults I 6
NUR 320 Mental Health Nursing 5
NUR 311 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3

Summer semester

NUR 305 The Wellness Continuum II (15‑week course) 7
NUR 335 The Wellness Continuum for Children and Families
(Accelerated 7-week course during session I of this semester)
NUR 430 Community and Public Health Nursing
(Accelerated 7-week course during session II of this semester)

Fall semester II

NUR 435 The Wellness Continuum for Women, Newborns, and Families 4
NUR 450 Caring for Adults with Complex Health Alterations 9
NUR 457 Nursing Leadership 3

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Course sections noted with an ‘H’ are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an ‘O’ are delivered in an online format.

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Only students that have passed the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) and are licensed as an RN, may continue to complete their bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Coursework depends on individuals’ previous academic experience and transfer credits. The Nursing Department’s academic advisor will assist in outlining a student’s completion program.