Bachelor of Science, Major in Nursing (BSN)

Bachelor of Science, Major in Nursing
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) 13
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option) 24
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy 34
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOL 2420Intro Applied Microbiology4
or BIOL 3470 General Microbiology
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 34
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
FACS 2362Nutrition 43
or FACS 1367 Basic Nutrition
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 53
or MATH 1410 Elementary Functions
or MATH 1420 Calculus I
MATH 1369Elementary Statistics3
or MATH 1370 Intro Biomedical Statistics
or STAT 1369 Elementary Statistics
PSYC 1301Introduction To Psychology 63
PSYC 3374Development Psychology3
NURS 3320Pathophysiology for Nursing3
NURS 3321Pharmacology for Nursing3
NURS 3340Older Adult Health Management3
NURS 3351Nursing Concepts I3
NURS 3360Introduction to Research3
NURS 3540Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing5
NURS 3310Health Assessment3
NURS 3620Adult Health 16
NURS 3631Nursing Fundamentals6
NURS 4030Community Nursing5
NURS 4060Leadership and Management4
NURS 4250Concepts in Nursing Practice II2
NURS 4520Nursing Care of Infants, Children & Adolescents5
NURS 4540Women's Hlth and Matern NB Nur5
NURS 4620Adult Health II6
Total Hours121

Note: BIOL 2404 requires a grade of "C" or higher in BIOL 2403.

Nursing Prerequisites and Texas Core59
Nursing Credit Hours62
Total Hours121

The Plan of Study is based on Fall admission. 

First Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Component Area IX1BIOL 2402 or 24044
BIOL 2401 or 240314ENGL 130223
CHEM 1406 or 141114HIST 130143
ENGL 130123MATH 1369, STAT 1369, or MATH 13703
MATH 1314, 1410, or 142033PSYC 130153
 15 16
Second Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
BIOL 2420 or 34704Component Area IV 73
FACS 23623Component Area V3
HIST 130243Component Area IX 83
POLS 230563NURS 33513
PSYC 33743NURS 33203
 16 15
Third Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
NURS 33103NURS 33603
NURS 33213NURS 35405
NURS 36316NURS 36206
POLS 230663 
 15 14
Fourth Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
NURS 40305NURS 33403
NURS 45205NURS 40604
NURS 45405NURS 42502
 NURS 46206
 15 15
Total Hours: 121

Note: BIOL 2404 requires a "C" of higher in BIOL 2403.