Traditional Track, B.S.N.

Sample Curriculum Plan – Traditional Track

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterHours
Pre-Nursing - Waco Campus 1
Select one course from the following: 3
Writing and Academic Inquiry Seminars
American Literary Cultures 2
CHE 1300 Introductory Chemistry 3
CHE 1100 Introductory Chemistry Laboratory 1
NUR 1101 Introduction to the Art and Science of Nursing 1
REL 1310 The Christian Scriptures 3
Foreign Language, Communication & Media, Fine Arts 3 3
CHA 1088 Chapel with Contemporary Worship 0
 Hours14
Second Semester
Select one course from the following: 3
Writing and Academic Inquiry Seminars
American Literary Cultures 2
BIO Requirement 4 4
PSY 1305 Psychological Science: Understanding Human Behavior 3
History Elective - Select one of the following: 5 3
The United States in Global Perspective
World History to 1500
World History since 1500
United States History to 1877
United States History since 1877
Foreign Language, Communication & Media, Fine Arts 3
CHA 1088 Chapel with Contemporary Worship 0
 Hours16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
ENG 23XXLiterature Elective 6 3
BIO Requirement 4 4
REL 1350 The Christian Heritage 3
NUTR 2351 Nutrition 3
SOC 1305 Introduction to Sociology 3
 Hours16
Second Semester
STA 1380 Elementary Statistics 7 3
BIO Requirement 4 4
PSC 1387 The U.S. Constitution, Its Interpretation, and the American Political Experience 3
PSY 3341 A Survey of Human Development 8 3
 Hours13
Junior Year
First Semester
Nursing Major - Dallas Campus
NUR 3200 Professional Nursing Practice: Introduction to Professional Nursing 2
NUR 3212 Professional Development: Foundations for Practice 2
NUR 3330 Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 3314 Health Assessment 3
NUR 3316 Human Needs I 3
NUR 3420 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I 4
 Hours17
Second Semester
NUR 3225 Professional Nursing Practice: Care of the Patient with Medical Surgical Need 2
NUR 3226 Professional Nursing Practice: Care of the Patient with Mental Health Needs 2
NUR 3317 Human Needs II 3
NUR 3324 The Maturing Family 3
NUR 3328 Mental Health Nursing: Individuals, Groups, and Family 3
NUR 3421 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II 4
 Hours17
Senior Year
First Semester
NUR 4225 Professional Nursing Practice: Care of the Childbearing Family 2
NUR 4226 Professional Nursing Practice: Care of the Childrearing Family 2
NUR 4334 The Childbearing Family 3
NUR 4339 The Childrearing Family 3
NUR 4341 Nursing Professional Development: Leadership and Management 3
NUR 4351 Professional Development: A Consumer of Research 3
 Hours16
Second Semester
NUR 4335 Professional Nursing Practice: Transition to Practice 3
NUR 4338 Analysis and Synthesis of Complex Human Needs 3
NUR 4345 Professional Nursing Practice: Population Health Nursing 3
NUR 4353 Community and Culture 3
NUR 43XX Nursing Elective (see catalog for individual course listings) 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours124
1

Students are responsible for completion of approved general education courses in the regular semester prior to beginning classes at the School of Nursing.  In other words, completion of pre-requisite classes for students beginning nursing courses in the fall semester must be completed in the spring prior to beginning classes or during the fall semester for January entry into the nursing program.

2

ENG 1302 Thinking and Writing will be accepted as dual credit or transfer credit only. BU Freshmen will take ENG 1310 Writing and Academic Inquiry Seminars and ENG 2310 American Literary Cultures.

3

Students must complete one of the following options. Students must take a foreign language through second level proficiency. Or students must complete one Communications & Media Literacy Course and one Fine Arts Course. Complete list of acceptable courses may be found through the College of Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum website, or by consulting your Degree Audit.

4

BIO Requirements are the BIO 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology of Motion and Innervation, BIO 2402 Human Anatomy and Physiology of Metabolism and Processing, and BIO 1302 Introductory Microbiology/BIO 1102 Introductory Microbiology Laboratory courses. These will be assigned by your advisor to ensure all students are able to complete the sequence in a timely fashion. If students do not register as assigned, they may be dropped from the courses and placed into the assigned course that may not be the original class day or time.

5

HIS 1300 The United States in Global Perspective is preferred.

6

The choices of literature include ENG 2301 British Literature and ENG 2306 World Literature.

7

May be in a discipline other than mathematics if the course is judged as equivalent to STA 1380 Elementary Statistics at Baylor.

8

Course must cover entire life span.