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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

Nursing - RN, BS


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Required Credits for the Major: 93

Program Code: BS-NURR

Students may not earn more than two grades of C-  or below is any pre-requisite or major required courses.

Students must earn a C or better in the pre-requisite courses prior to starting the upper division nursing courses.

Pioneer Success Seminar


Required Course: 1

University Core Curriculum


Required Credits (excluding those completed as major requirements): 24

Three (3) University Core Curriculum courses are specified for this major:

  • UCC Area 2A: Expression: Arts and Communication: COMM 2630  
  • UCC Area 3C: Ways of Knowing: Social and Behavioral Sciences: ECON 2020   
  • UCC Area 6: Global Awareness: ANTH 3100  

Five (5) University Core Curriculum courses are completed as part of the major pre-requisite requirements:

  • UCC Area 3C: Ways of Knowing: Social and Behavioral Sciences: PSY 1100   
  • UCC Area 3D: Ways of Knowing: Scientific Perspective: CHEM 1330   
  • UCC Area 3E: Ways of Knowing: Quantitative Thinking: MATH 1300   
  • UCC Area 4: Diversity and Justice: NUR 3250  
  • UCC Area 5: Community and Civic Engagement: NUR 4290  

University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.    

World Languages Requirement


Required Credits: 0-6

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Pre-Requisite Courses Supporting the Nursing Major


Required Credits: 35

The following courses are completed in the first two years, prior to starting the Upper Division Nursing Curriculum.

Several of these pre-requisite courses satisfy University Core Curriculum Requirements.

Technology Intensive Requirement


Required Courses: 2

Two (2) Technology Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: NUR 3280   and NUR 4260  

No additional Technology Intensive courses are required for graduation.

Technology Intensive requirement and courses.  

Writing Intensive Requirement


Courses Required: 4

One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area 2B: ENG 1100  

Two (2) Writing Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: NUR 3250   and NUR 3500  

One (1) additional Writing Intensive course is required for graduation.

Writing Intensive requirement and courses.  

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