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BME/BSN Curriculum

Year 1

Core Course   Science Course   BME Course    Nursing Course

MATH 115 Calculus I 4 cr.
PHYS 201 Physics I w/Lab 4 cr.
CHEM 121 Chemistry I w/Lab 5 cr.
BMED 100 Introduction to BME 3 cr.
COSC 030 Research and Information Skills Lab 1 cr.
TOTAL: 17 cr.
MATH 116 Calculus II 4 cr.
PHYS 202 Physics II w/Lab 4 cr.
CHEM 122 Chemistry II w/Lab 5 cr.
BMED 110 Introduction to Programming for Engineers 3 cr.
TOTAL: 16 cr.

Year 2

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

Year 3

MATH 301 Probability & Statistics I 3 cr.
BMED 310 BioSignals and Systems 3 cr.
UPNS 103 Nutrition for Wellness 3 cr.
UCOR *** Social Justice Core 3 cr.
UCOR *** Faith and Reason Core 3 cr.
BMED 210 Thermodynamics 3 cr.
TOTAL: 18 cr.
MATH 302W Probability & Statistics II 3 cr.
BMED 320 Biofluid Dynamics 3 cr.
BMED 340 Engineering Computation 3 cr.
UPNS 113 Human Development and Health Promotion Across the Lifespan 3 cr.
BMED 220 Introduction to Biomaterials 3 cr.
BIOL 203/204 Introductory Microbiology / Lab 3 cr.
TOTAL: 18 cr.

Year 4

UPNS 214 Fundamentals of Nursing 6 cr.
UPNS 207 Health Assessment 6 cr.
UPNS 112 Information Technology and Nursing Practice 3 cr.
UPNS 111W Contemporary Professional Nursing 3 cr.
TOTAL: 18 cr.
UPNS 354 Behavioral and Community Health 6 cr.
BMED 499/
UPNS 326
BME Elective/
Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice
3 cr.
UPNS 309 Pharmacology 3 cr.
UCOR *** Global Diversity Core 3 cr.
UCOR *** Theology Core 3 cr.
TOTAL: 18 cr.
BMED 490 Research in BME 3 cr.
UCOR 132 Philosophy 3 cr.
BMED 499 BME Elective 3 cr.
UCOR *** Creative Arts Core 3 cr.
BMED 499 BME Elective 3 cr.
TOTAL: 15 cr.

Year 5 (includes Summer)

UPNS 411 Nursing Ethics Across the Lifespan 3 cr.
UPNS 323 Adult Health and Illness 6 cr.
UPNS 339 Genetics in Nursing and Health 3 cr.
BMED 440 Capstone I 5 cr.
TOTAL: 17 cr.
UPNS 337 Nursing for Women and Children's Health 6 cr.
BMED 499 BME Elective 3 cr.
UPNS 430 Gerontological Nursing Practice 3 cr.
BMED 441 Capstone II 5 cr.
TOTAL: 17 cr.
UPNS 400 Critically Ill Adult 6 cr.
UPNS 426 Leadership and Management in Clinical Environments 6 cr.
UPNS 422 Role Preparation 3 cr.
UPNS 453 Evidence Based Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice 3 cr.
TOTAL: 18 cr.
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 207

W - Writing intensive

Revisions to courses and curricula are ongoing.