Major in Nursing (B.S), Pre-requisite Courses 1
Science pre-requisite courses:
BIO118
118D
General Biology
and General Biology Lab 2
4
BIO224
BIO225
Clinical Anatomy
and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
BIO226
BIO227
Clinical Physiology
and Clinical Physiology Lab
4
BIO230
BIO231
Clinical Microbiology
and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4
CHE101
101D
Introduction to Chemistry
and Introduction to Chemistry Lab 2
4
Health and psychology pre-requisite courses:
HAS110Introduction to Healthcare and Health Professions3
HAS170Applied Nutrition3
PSY100Introduction to Psychology3
PSY203Lifespan Development3
General education pre-requisite courses: (Included in Gen Ed total):
GES130Christianity & Western Culture4
GES160Inquiry Seminar3
Biblical Studies Requirement (BIB101, THE201, or Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course)3
Total Pre-Requisite Credits42
Major in Nursing (B.S.)
BIO244
BIO245
Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
and Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
Choose one of the following Statistics course:3
Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design 2
Statistics and Research Methods in Applied Health Sciences 2
Choose one of the following Ethics course:3
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
NUR202Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
NUR311Nursing Skills II2
NUR312Nursing Skills III1
NUR313Nursing Care of Individuals I3
NUR314Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR315Nursing Practicum I2
NUR316Nursing Practicum II5
NUR318Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
NUR411ZNursing Skills IV 21
NUR412Nursing Skills V1
NUR415ZNursing Practicum III 24
NUR416Nursing Practicum IV4
NUR419Family Nursing: Peds/OB Focus2
NUR425GZPopulation Focused Nursing Care 25
NUR426Leadership Development4
Total Major Credits51
General Education49-50
Total Credits 4,5132-133
1

All pre-requisite courses must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 before being admitted to the nursing program.

2

This course meets a General Education requirement.

3

 A course in ethical decision making must be included within the total program. Students are encouraged to take PHI110 Contemporary Moral Issues (included in the above required courses list). 

4

The General Education total includes 10 credits of required prerequisite courses.

5

Because of double counting between General Education and the major, the actual total can be reduced to 122 credits. 

 

B.S. in Nursing 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO118
118D4 General Biology and General Biology Lab
4Nature of Persons (N) course2 3CHE106
106D4 Introduction to Nutrition and Introduction to Nutrition Lab
4
CHE101
101D4 Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4 BIO224
BIO2254 Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
GES106  PSY1004 Introduction to Psychology3
GES110  BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 PEA100
 12 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO226
BIO2274 Clinical Physiology and Clinical Physiology Lab
4GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4NUR201 Foundations of Health Ministry2
BIO230
BIO2314 Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4 NUR202 Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
PSY2034 Lifespan Development3 BIO248
BIO249 Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Second Language (S) course1 4
World Cultures (U) course 3 THE201 Christian Theology3
 15 4 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR311 Nursing Skills II2Science, Technology, and Society (K) course2 3NUR312 Nursing Skills III1
NUR313 Nursing Care of Individuals I3 NUR314 Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR315 Nursing Practicum I2 NUR316 Nursing Practicum II5
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 NUR318 Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
Mathematics (M) course3 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR411Z Nursing Skills IV1Interim Off NUR412 Nursing Skills V1
NUR415Z Nursing Practicum III4 NUR416 Nursing Practicum IV4
NUR419 Family Nursing: Peds/OB Focus2 NUR426 Leadership Development4
NUR425GZ Population Focused Nursing Care5 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course2 3
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 Nursing Ethics course
 12-15 0 12
Total Credits: 117-120
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

A course in ethical decision making must be included within the total program. Choices include ENS335K and PHI335K Environmental Ethics, GES390K Decision Making and Medical Technology, GES405P Ethical Relationships, GES420P Bioethics, PHI110N Contemporary Moral issues, THE263 Christian Social Ethics, or GES340K Healthcare Informatics. 

3

PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design is highly recommended. 

4

Prerequisite course for entry into the Nursing program. 

This program assumes a student will use CHE101/CHE101D and NUR425GZ 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 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO118
118D4 General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4CHE106
106D4 Introduction to Nutrition and Introduction to Nutrition Lab
4
CHE101
101D4 Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4 BIO224
BIO2254 Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
GES106  PSY1004 Introduction to Psychology3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 PEA100
 15 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO226
BIO2274 Clinical Physiology and Clinical Physiology Lab
4Nature of Persons (N) course2 3NUR201 Foundations of Health Ministry2
BIO230
BIO2314 Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4 NUR202 Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
PSY2034 Lifespan Development3 BIO248
BIO249 Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Second Language (S) course1 4
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 15 3 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR311 Nursing Skills II2World Cultures (U) course 3NUR312 Nursing Skills III1
NUR313 Nursing Care of Individuals I3 NUR314 Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR315 Nursing Practicum I2 NUR316 Nursing Practicum II5
Mathematics (M) course3 3 NUR318 Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course2 3
Elective 1  
 14 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR411Z Nursing Skills IV1Interim Off NUR412 Nursing Skills V1
NUR415Z Nursing Practicum III4 NUR416 Nursing Practicum IV4
NUR419 Family Nursing: Peds/OB Focus2 NUR426 Leadership Development4
NUR425GZ Population Focused Nursing Care5 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course2 3
Elective 1 Nursing Ethics course
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 12
Total Credits: 121-124
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

A course in ethical decision making must be included within the total program. Choices include ENS335K and PHI335K Environmental Ethics, GES390K Decision Making and Medical Technology, GES405P Ethical Relationships, GES420P Bioethics, PHI110N Contemporary Moral issues, THE263 Christian Social Ethics, or GES340K Healthcare Informatics. 

3

PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design is highly recommended. 

4

Prerequisite course for entry into the Nursing program. 

This program assumes a student will use CHE101/CHE101D and NUR425GZ 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.)