Nursing Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in nursing must complete 84 quarter hours in nursing courses, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements for a total of 192 quarter hours as outlined in this bulletin. In compliance with the regulations of the state, the School of Nursing reserves the right to revise, add or withdraw courses as necessary to ensure a quality nursing program. No grade lower than C will apply.

Required Courses:

NRSG 210Introduction to Nursing

3

The following 200-level clinical courses can be taken in one of two tracks, College Place or Portland Campus. A student must complete the three clinical courses in one of the following blocks:

College Place Campus Students:

NRSG 211Fundamentals of Nursing

5

NRSG 212Health Assessment and the Nursing Process

4

NRSG 213Pharmacology in Nursing

4

Portland Campus students, Accelerated Summer Format:

NRSG 211PFundamentals of Nursing

5

NRSG 212PHealth Assessment and the Nursing Process

4

NRSG 213PPharmacology in Nursing

4

NRSG 321Nursing of the Acutely Ill Adult

8

NRSG 325Research in Nursing

4

NRSG 331Mental Health Nursing

8

NRSG 344Nursing of the Family

8

NRSG 354Pathophysiology

5

NRSG 421Nursing of the Chronically Ill

8

NRSG 431Nursing Management

3

NRSG 437Advanced Acute Nursing

8

NRSG 441Community Health Nursing

8

NRSG 445Issues and Trends in Nursing

3

NRSG 475Interpreting Lab Values

2

or

NRSG 490Nursing Practicum

2

NRSG 450NCLEX Review

3

Total Credit Hours:84

Cognates:

No grade lower than C will apply.

BIOL 121Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 122Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 123Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 222Microbiology

5

CHEM 105Survey of Chemistry

5

HLTH 220Human Nutrition

4

MATH 106Introduction to Statistics

4

PSYC 130General Psychology

4

PSYC 215Developmental Psychology

4

SOCI 204General Sociology

4

SOCI 236Privilege and Oppression

4

SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication

4

Select one of the following courses (2-3 credits):
HLTH 110Wellness for Living

3

HLTH 205Survey of Health

2

HLTH 208Drugs and Society

3

HLTH 217First Aid

2

HLTH 308Community Health

3

HLTH 328Basic Therapy

2

HLTH 331Consumer Health

3

NRSG 234Medical Terminology

2

SOCI 225/PSYC 225Marriage and Family Life

2

Total Credit Hours:52-53

General Studies:

See the General Studies section of this Bulletin.

PEAC Physical Education Activity Courses

2

HIST History

8

Humanities (fine arts, literature, philosophy)

12

ENGL 121College Writing I

3

ENGL 122College Writing II

3

ENGL 223Research Writing

3

General Studies Electives (varies)

6-7

Religion and Theology (minimum of 6 quarter hours in Biblical Studies)

18