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BME/BSN Curriculum

Year 1

Core Course   Science Course  BME Course    Nursing Course

MATH 115 Calculus I 4 credits
PHYS 211 General Analytical Physics I w/Lab 4 credits
CHEM 121 Chemistry I w/Lab 5 credits
BMED 100 Introduction to BME 3 credits
UCOR 100 Research and Information Skills 1 credit.
TOTAL: 17 credits
MATH 116 Calculus II 4 credits
PHYS 212 General Analytical Physics II w/Lab 4 credits
CHEM 122 Chemistry II w/Lab 5 credits
BMED 110 Introduction to Programming for Engineers 3 credits
TOTAL: 16 credits

Year 2

MATH 215 Calculus III 4 credits
BIOL 111/111L Biology I: Cells, Genetics, Developoment 4 credits
BIOL 207/208 Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab 4 credits
BMED 201 Electronics and Instrumentation I 3 credits
UCOR 101W Thinking & Writing Across the Curriculum 3 credits
TOTAL: 18 credits
MATH 314 Differential Equations 3 credits
BIOL 112 Biology II w/Lab 4 credits
BIOL 209/210 Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab 4 credits
BMED 202 Electronics II 3 credits
UCOR 102 Imaginative Literature and Critical Writing 3 credits
TOTAL: 17 credits

Year 3

MATH 301 Probability & Statistics I 3 credits
BMED 310 BioSignals and Systems 3 credits
BMED 210 Thermodynamics 3 credits
BMED 430/530 Engineering Computation 3 credits
UPNS 103 Nutrition for Wellness 3 credits
UCOR *** Faith and Reason Core 3 credits
TOTAL: 18 cr.
MATH 302W Probability & Statistics II 3 credits
BIOL 203/204 Introductory Microbiology / Lab 4 credits
BMED 320 Biofluid Dynamics 3 credits
BMED 220 Introduction to Biomaterials 3 credits
UPNS 113 Human Development and Health Promotion Across the Lifespan 3 credits
UCOR *** Social Justice Core 3 credits
TOTAL: 19 cr.

Year 4

UPNS 119 Contemporary Professional Nursing and Technology 3 credits
UPNS 124 Cultural Issues in Health Care  credits
UPNS 200 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice and Clinical Ethics 6 credits
UPNS 218 Health Assessment 4 credits
TOTAL: 16 cr.
UPNS 309 Pharmacology 3 credits
UPNS 323 Adult Health and Illness 6 credits
UPNS 411 Nursing Ethics Across the Lifespan 3 credits
UCOR *** Global Diversity Core 3 credits
UCOR *** Theology Core 3 credits
TOTAL: 18 cr.
UPNS 423 Evidence Based Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice 3 credits
BMED 490 Research in BME 3 credits
BMED 499 BME Elective 3 credits
BMED 499 BME Elective 3 credits
TOTAL: 12 cr.

Year 5 (includes Summer)

UPNS 326 Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice 3 credits
UPNS 339W Genetics in Nursing and Health 3 credits
BMED 440 Capstone I 5 credits
UCOR 132 Philosophy 3 credits
UCOR *** Creative Arts Core 3 credits
TOTAL: 17 cr.
UPNS 337 Nursing for Women and Children's Health 6 credits
UPNS 354 Behavioral and Community Health 6 credits
BMED 441 Capstone II 5 credits
BMED 499 BME Elective 3 credits
TOTAL: 20 cr.
UPNS 400 Critically Ill Adult 6 credits
UPNS 422 Role Preparation 3 credits
UPNS 426 Leadership and Management in Clinical Environments 6 credits
UPNS 430 Gerontological Nursing Practice 3 credits
TOTAL: 18 cr.
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 206

W - Writing intensive

Revisions to courses and curricula are ongoing.