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Second Degree BSN Curriculum

Prerequisite Requirements = 24 credits

Completed within the last 5 years:
   Anatomy and Physiology I with lab 4 credits
   Anatomy and Physiology II with lab 4 credits
Completed within the last 10 years:
   Biology or Chemistry with lab 3 credits
   Microbiology with lab 4 credits
   Nutrition 3 credits
   Human Growth and Development 3 credits
   Statistics 3 credits

12-month Program of Study

Curriculum for Fall 2014

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FALL SEMESTER
UPNS 111 W Contemporary Professional Nursing 3 credits
UPNS 112 Information Technology and Nursing Practice 3 credits
UPNS 207 Health Assessment (4 theory - 2 clinical lab) 6 credits
UPNS 214 W Fundamentals of Nursing (4 theory - 2 clinical lab) 6 credits
UPNS 326 Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice 3 credits
UPNS 339 W

Genetics in Nursing and Health

3 credits
  24 credits
SPRING SEMESTER
UPNS 309 Pharmacology for Nursing Practice 3 credits
UPNS 323 Adult Health and Illness (4 theory - 2 clinical) 6 credits
UPNS 337 Nursing for Women and Children's Health (4 theory - 2 clinical) 6 credits
UPNS 354

Behavioral and Community Health (4 theory - 2 clinical)

6 credits
UPNS 411 Nursing Ethics Across the Lifespan 3 credits
24 credits
SUMMER SEMESTER
UPNS 400 Critically Ill Adult (4 theory - 2 clinical) 6 credits
UPNS 422 Role Prep 3 credits
UPNS 426 Leadership and Management in Clinical Environments (4 theory - 2 clinical) 6 credits
UPNS 430

Gerontological Nursing Practice

3 credits
UPNS 453 W Evidence Based Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice 3 credits
21 credits
Curriculum Total = 69 Credits

(W) =  Writing Intensive

Revisions to courses and curricula are ongoing.