Major in Nursing (B.S), prerequisite Courses 1,2,6
Science prerequisite courses:
BIO 118
BIO 118D
General Biology
and General Biology Lab
4
BIO 224
BIO 225
Clinical Anatomy
and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
BIO 226
BIO 227
Clinical Physiology
and Clinical Physiology Lab
4
BIO 230
BIO 231
Clinical Microbiology
and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4
CHE 101
CHE 101D
Introduction to Chemistry
and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4
Health and Psychology prerequisite courses:
HAS 110Introduction to Healthcare3
HAS 170Applied Nutrition3
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3
PSY 203Lifespan Development3
General Education prerequisite courses: (Included in Gen Ed total): 3, 5
GES 130Christianity & Western Culture4
GES 160Inquiry Seminar3
Biblical Studies Requirement (BIB 101, THE 201, or Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course)3
Total Prerequisite Credits42
Major in Nursing (B.S.)
BIO 248
BIO 249
Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
Choose one of the following Statistics courses:3
Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design
Statistics and Research Methods in Applied Health Sciences
Choose one of the following Ethics courses: 43
Contemporary Moral Issues
Environmental Ethics
Healthcare Informatics: Merging Data, Science, Technology, and Healthcare
Decision-Making and Medical Technology
Ethical Relationships: Choosing the Good in Family and Community Life
Bioethics
Contemporary Wellbeing and Traditional Therapies in Taiwan
NUR 202Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
NUR 311Nursing Skills II2
NUR 312Nursing Skills III1
NUR 313Nursing Care of Individuals I3
NUR 314Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR 315Practicum I: Medical Surgical Nursing2
NUR 318Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
NUR 322Practicum II: Medical Surgical Nursing II3
NUR 324Practicum III: Mental Health and Community Based Nursing2
NUR 411Nursing Skills IV1
NUR 412Nursing Skills V1
NUR 413Practicum IV: Pediatric and Maternity Nursing2
NUR 416Practicum VI: Clinical Capstone3
NUR 417ZPracticum V: Public Health Nursing2
NUR 419Pediatric & Maternity Nursing3
NUR 425GZPopulation Focused Nursing Care4
NUR 426Leadership Development4
NUR 496Senior Nursing Synthesis1
Total Major Credits *51
General Education 549-50
Total Credits123-126

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B.S. in Nursing 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO 118
BIO 118D
2 General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES 1602 Inquiry Seminar3BIO 224
BIO 225
2 Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 CHE 101
CHE 101D
2 Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4
HAS 170 Applied Nutrition3 HAS 1102 Introduction to Healthcare3
GES 1302 Christianity Western Culture4 PSY 1002 Introduction to Psychology3
 14 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO 226
BIO 227
2 Clinical Physiology and Clinical Physiology Lab
4GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4NUR 202 Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
BIO 230
BIO 231
2 Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4 BIO 248
BIO 249
Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
PSY 2032 Lifespan Development3 Second Language (S) course1 4
BIB 1015 Introduction to the Bible3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 THE 201 Christian Theology3
 15 4 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR 311 Nursing Skills II2World Cultures (U) course 3NUR 312 Nursing Skills III1
NUR 313 Nursing Care of Individuals I3 NUR 314 Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR 315 Practicum I: Medical Surgical Nursing2 NUR 318 Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
PHI 1104 Contemporary Moral Issues3 NUR 322 Practicum II: Medical Surgical Nursing II3
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 NUR 324 Practicum III: Mental Health and Community Based Nursing2
Mathematics (M) Stats Choice3 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course5 3
 13-16 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR 411 Nursing Skills IV1Interim Off NUR 412 Nursing Skills V1
NUR 413 Practicum IV: Pediatric and Maternity Nursing2 NUR 416 Practicum VI: Clinical Capstone3
NUR 417Z Practicum V: Public Health Nursing2 NUR 426 Leadership Development4
NUR 419 Pediatric Maternity Nursing3 NUR 496 Senior Nursing Synthesis1
NUR 425GZ Population Focused Nursing Care4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3  
 15 0 12
Total Credits 123-126

This program assumes a student will use CHE 101/CHE 101D and NUR 425GZ to meet the general education Laboratory Science and Comparative systems requirements. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.S. in Nursing 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO 118
BIO 118D
2 General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BIO 224
BIO 225
2 Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 CHE 101
CHE 101D
2 Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
HAS 1702 Applied Nutrition3 HAS 1102 Introduction to Healthcare3
PSY 1002 Introduction to Psychology3  
 17 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO 226
BIO 227
2 Clinical Physiology and Clinical Physiology Lab
4BIB 1015 Introduction to the Bible3NUR 202 Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
BIO 230
BIO 231
2 Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4 BIO 248
BIO 249
Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
PSY 2032 Lifespan Development3 Second Language (S) course1 4
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 15 3 13-16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR 311 Nursing Skills II2Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3NUR 312 Nursing Skills III1
NUR 313 Nursing Care of Individuals I3 NUR 314 Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR 315 Practicum I: Medical Surgical Nursing2 NUR 318 Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
PHI 1104 Contemporary Moral Issues3 NUR 322 Practicum II: Medical Surgical Nursing II3
Mathematics (M) course3 3 NUR 324 Practicum III: Mental Health and Community Based Nursing2
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR 411 Nursing Skills IV1Interim Off NUR 412 Nursing Skills V1
NUR 413 Practicum IV: Pediatric and Maternity Nursing2 NUR 416 Practicum VI: Clinical Capstone3
NUR 417Z Practicum V: Public Health Nursing2 NUR 426 Leadership Development4
NUR 419 Pediatric Maternity Nursing3 NUR 496 Senior Nursing Synthesis1
NUR 425GZ Population Focused Nursing Care4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  
 13 0 12
Total Credits 122-125

This program assumes a student will use CHE 101/CHE 101D and NUR 425GZ to meet the general education Laboratory Science and Comparative systems requirements. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

NUR 202 • Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment. 2 Credits.

Introduction to assessment of the physical, cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual parameters in individuals and family health within the context of the nursing process.
Prerequisites: HAS 110; Acceptance into the Nursing program. Corequisites: Registration in BIO 248/BIO 249 is required. Offered: Spring.

NUR 311 • Nursing Skills II. 2 Credits.

Development of beginning nursing skills related to caring for clients of various health/illness states. Emphasis on the nursing process, medication administration, communication, and evidence-based skills linked with theoretical content in concurrent courses.
Prerequisites: BIO 248/249; HAS 110 or NUR201; NUR 202. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 313 and NUR 315. Offered: Fall.

NUR 312 • Nursing Skills III. 1 Credit.

Development of beginning nursing skills related to caring for clients of various health/illness states. Emphasis on the intravenous medication administration and evidence-based skills linked with theoretical content in concurrent nursing course.
Prerequisites: NUR 311; NUR 313; NUR 315. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 314; NUR 318; NUR 322; NUR 324. Offered: Spring.

NUR 313 • Nursing Care of Individuals I. 3 Credits.

Analysis of nursing care relating to individuals experiencing selected acute, chronic, and/or potential health issues. Students use evidence, including clinical knowledge, as a framework for developing nursing diagnosis, interventions, and expected outcomes.
Prerequisites: BIO 248/249; NUR201 or HAS 110; NUR 202. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 311 and NUR 315. Offered: Fall.

NUR 314 • Nursing Care of Individuals II. 3 Credits.

Analysis of nursing care relating to individuals experiencing selected acute, chronic, and/or potential health issues. Students use evidence, including clinical knowledge, as a framework for developing nursing diagnoses, interventions, and expected outcomes. This course is a continuation of NUR 313.
Prerequisites: NUR 311; NUR 313; NUR 315. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 312; NUR 318; NUR 322; NUR 324. Offered: Spring.

NUR 315 • Practicum I: Medical Surgical Nursing. 2 Credits.

A focus on the care of individuals in various health/illness states. Students will implement the nursing process in various healthcare settings fulfilling nursing roles with a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice.
Prerequisites: BIO 248/249; NUR201 or HAS 110; NUR 202. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 311 and NUR 313. Offered: Fall.

NUR 318 • Chronicity: Mental Health Focus. 2 Credits.

Overview of chronic health issues throughout the lifespan in the context of families and communities with an emphasis on mental health issues.
Prerequisites: NUR 311; NUR 313; NUR 315. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR 322; NUR 324. Offered: Spring.

NUR 322 • Practicum II: Medical Surgical Nursing II. 3 Credits.

A focus on the care of individuals in acute and chronic health/illness states. Students implement the nursing process in simulated and inpatient medical-surgical health care settings, fulfilling nursing roles with a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice.
Prerequisites: NUR 311; NUR 313; and NUR 315. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR 318; and NUR 324. Offered: Spring.

NUR 324 • Practicum III: Mental Health and Community Based Nursing. 2 Credits.

A focus on the care of individuals in acute and chronic health/illness states. Students implement the nursing process in mental health and community settings, fulfilling nursing roles with a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice.
Prerequisites: NUR 311; NUR 313; NUR 315. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR 318; NUR 322. Offered: Spring.

NUR 411 • Nursing Skills IV. 1 Credit.

Develop nursing skills used in specialty areas of nursing with a focus on children, families, and populations. Enhance nursing informatics skills in order to improve the quality and safety of healthcare delivery.
Prerequisites: NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR316 or NUR 322 and NUR 324. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 413; NUR 417Z, NUR 419; NUR 425GZ. Offered: Fall.

NUR 412 • Nursing Skills V. 1 Credit.

Practice and demonstrate competency in complex clinical situations. Includes consideration of the scope of nursing practice in the integration of technology, skills, resource allocation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and delegation and supervision of nursing personnel.
Prerequisites: NUR 411 or NUR411Z; NUR 413; NUR 417Z; NUR 419; NUR 425GZ. Corequisites: NUR 416, NUR 426; NUR 496. Offered: Spring.

NUR 413 • Practicum IV: Pediatric and Maternity Nursing. 2 Credits.

A focus on the nursing care of pediatric and maternity patients and families. Students use critical thinking and evidence-based practice to provide holistic nursing care in simulated, pediatric, and maternity health care settings.
Prerequisites: NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR 318; NUR316 or NUR 322 and NUR 324. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 411; NUR 417Z; NUR 419; NUR 425GZ. Offered: Fall.

NUR 416 • Practicum VI: Clinical Capstone. 3 Credits.

An emphasis on baccalaureate nursing role synthesis. Students use critical thinking, data and technology, evidence-based findings, and principles of leadership to manage complex patient problems and improve client health outcomes.
Prerequisites: NUR 411 or NUR411Z; NUR415Z or NUR 413 and NUR 417Z; NUR 419; NUR 425GZ. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 412; NUR 426; NUR 496. Offered: Spring.

NUR 417Z • Practicum V: Public Health Nursing. 2 Credits.

Provision of population focused nursing care, analysis of societal issues, and an understanding of cross-cultural relationships.
Prerequisites: NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR 318; NUR316 or NUR 322 and NUR 324. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 411; NUR 413; NUR 419; and NUR 425GZ. Offered: Fall.

NUR 419 • Pediatric & Maternity Nursing. 3 Credits.

A focus on nursing care of pediatric and maternity patients and families. Students apply theoretical frameworks and practice considerations to holistic nursing care.
Prerequisites: NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR316 or NUR 322 and NUR 324; NUR 318. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 411; NUR 413; NUR 417Z; NUR 425GZ. Offered: Fall.

NUR 425GZ • Population Focused Nursing Care. 4 Credits.

An exploration of population-focused nursing care with an emphasis on culturally diverse and underserved populations. Includes consideration of the epidemiologic process and cultural perspectives. Focuses on the advocacy and collaborator roles within the context of service-learning.
Prerequisites: NUR 312; NUR 314; NUR316 or NUR 322 and NUR 324; NUR 318; [GES 130; GES 160; Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course; World Cultures (U) course] or [GES 244; World Cultures (U) course]. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 411; NUR 413; NUR 417Z; NUR 419. Offered: Fall.

NUR 426 • Leadership Development. 4 Credits.

Application of the leadership role in preparation to enter the professional nursing workforce. Integration of critical thinking skills and leadership, management, professional ethics, and Christian worldview frameworks.
Prerequisites: NUR 411 or NUR411Z; NUR415Z or NUR 413 and NUR 417Z; NUR 419; NUR 425GZ. Corequisites: Must be taken concurrently with NUR 412; NUR 416. NUR 496. Offered: Spring.

NUR 431 • Conversations about End of Life. 1 Credit.

Development of advance care planning facilitation skills in the context of faith, cultural, healthcare system, and societal perspectives. A First Steps ACP Facilitator Certificate is available for students who successfully complete ACP Facilitator requirements.
Prerequisites: Senior standing in nursing or social work, or consent of instructor. Offered: Spring. Special Notes: Carries cross-credit in social work.

NUR 481 • Internship in Nursing. 1 Credit.

Provides clinical-based learning opportunities to encourage application of theory and research-based knowledge in clinical practice. Students engage in experiences to enhance the development of their professional nursing role.
Prerequisites: Completed junior year of nursing program; acceptance into an approved clinical internship program. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis. Offered: Summer

NUR 496 • Senior Nursing Synthesis. 1 Credit.

A focus on the transition from the student role to the role of the professional nurse. Synthesis of nursing clinical concepts that are essential for nursing graduates to provide safe, quality care to individuals, families, and groups in a variety of clinical settings. Promotion of critical thinking development and utilizing NCLEX-RN resources for preparation of NCLEX-RN.
Prerequisites: HAS 110 or NUR201; NUR 202, NUR 311, NUR 312, NUR 313, NUR 314, NUR 315, NUR316 or NUR 322 and NUR 324, NUR 318, NUR 411; NUR 413; NUR 417Z; NUR 425GZ. Corequisites: NUR 412; NUR 416; NUR 426. Offered: Spring.