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): 6
GES130Christianity & Western Culture4
GES160Inquiry Seminar3
Biblical Studies Requirement (BIB101, THE201, or Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course)
Total Pre-Requisite Credits42
Major in Nursing (B.S.)
BIO248
BIO249
Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
and Clinical 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 IV3
NUR419Family Nursing: Peds/OB Focus3
NUR425GZPopulation Focused Nursing Care 24
NUR426Leadership Development4
NUR496Senior Nursing Synthesis1
Total Major Credits52
General Education49-50
Total Credits 4,5133-134
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. 

6

 Humanities Students take GES145, GES147, and GES244 along with the Biblical Studies Requirement. 

 

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B.S. in Nursing 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO118
118D2 General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES1602 Inquiry Seminar3BIO224
BIO2252 Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 CHE101
101D2 Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4
HAS170 Applied Nutrition3 HAS1102 Introduction to Healthcare and Health Professions3
GES1302 Christianity Western Culture4 PSY1002 Introduction to Psychology3
 14 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO226
BIO2272 Clinical Physiology and Clinical Physiology Lab
4GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4NUR202 Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
BIO230
BIO2312 Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4 BIO248
BIO249 Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
PSY2032 Lifespan Development3 Second Language (S) course1 4
BIB1015 Introduction to the Bible3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 THE201 Christian Theology3
 15 4 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR311 Nursing Skills II2World Cultures (U) course 0-3NUR312 Nursing Skills III1
NUR313 Nursing Care of Individuals I3 NUR314 Nursing Care of Individuals II3
NUR315 Nursing Practicum I2 NUR316 Nursing Practicum II5
PHI1104 Contemporary Moral Issues3 NUR318 Chronicity: Mental Health Focus2
Artistic Experience (A) course 1-3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course5 3
Mathematics (M) Stats Choice3 3  
 15 0-3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR411Z Nursing Skills IV1Interim Off NUR412 Nursing Skills V1
NUR415Z Nursing Practicum III4 NUR416 Nursing Practicum IV3
NUR419 Family Nursing: Peds/OB Focus3 NUR426 Leadership Development4
NUR425GZ Population Focused Nursing Care4 NUR496 Senior Nursing Synthesis1
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course2 3
 15 0 12
Total Credits: 122-125
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

Prerequisite course for entry into the Nursing program.

3

A statistics course must be included within the total program. Students may take either PSY230M or HAS250M to fulfill the Math-M requirement. 

4

A course in ethical decision making must be included within the total program. Recommended: PHI110 Contemporary Moral Issues. Approved alternates: ENS335K and PHI335K Environmental EthicsGES340K Healthcare Informatics: Merging Data, Science, Technology, and HealthcareGES390K Decision-Making and Medical TechnologyGES405P Ethical Relationships: Choosing the Good in Family and Community Life, and GES420P Bioethics

5

 One general education biblical studies course is required as a prerequisite course for entry into the Nursing Program. Choices include BIB101 Introduction to the BibleTHE201 Christian Theology, or Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course.

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 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO118
118D2 General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BIO224
BIO2252 Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy Lab
4
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 CHE101
101D2 Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
HAS1702 Applied Nutrition3 HAS1102 Introduction to Healthcare and Health Professions3
PSY1002 Introduction to Psychology3  
 17 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO226
BIO2272 Clinical Physiology and Clinical Physiology Lab
4BIB1015 Introduction to the Bible3NUR202 Nursing Skills I: Health Assessment2
BIO230
BIO2312 Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology Lab
4 BIO248
BIO249 Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
4
PSY2032 Lifespan Development3 Second Language (S) course1 4
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 1-3
  Artistic Experience (A) course 1-3
 15 3 13-15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NUR311 Nursing Skills II2Science, Technology and Society (K) 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
PHI1104 Contemporary Moral Issues3 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 IV3
NUR419 Family Nursing: Peds/OB Focus3 NUR426 Leadership Development4
NUR425GZ Population Focused Nursing Care4 NUR496 Senior Nursing Synthesis1
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course2 3
 13 0 12
Total Credits: 122-124
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

 Prerequisite course for entry into the Nursing Program

3

A Statistics course must be included within the total program. Students may take either PSY230M or HAS250M to fulfill the Math-M requirement. 

4

A course in ethical decision making must be included within the total program. Recommended: PHI110 Contemporary Moral Issues. Approved alternates: ENS335K and PHI335K Environmental EthicsGES340K Healthcare Informatics: Merging Data, Science, Technology, and HealthcareGES390K Decision-Making and Medical TechnologyGES405P Ethical Relationships: Choosing the Good in Family and Community Life, and GES420P Bioethics

5

 One general education biblical studies course is required as a prerequisite course for entry into the Nursing Program. Choices include BIB101 Introduction to the BibleTHE201 Christian Theology, or Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course.

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.)