Curriculum

Course Sequencing Guide

Bachelor of Science in Nursing-36 Months

FRESHMAN YEAR

Quarter One

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 231Nursing Process and Contemporary Nursing Practice3
BIOL 223Human Anatomy and Physiology I (with lab)6
NSG 151Introduction to Nursing Informatics (eCombination)3
ENG 121Reading and Writing in College I (eCombination)4.5
 Study Success Seminar (0)

† ENG 121 and MAT 121 alternate every other quarter. For example: If ENG 121 is taken during the first quarter of enrollment, MAT 121 would be taken during the second quarter. ‡ Attendance encouraged.

Course #Course TitleQH

Quarter Two

NSG 232Basic Principles of Patient Centered Care4
NSG 232LLaboratory, Basic Principles of Patient Centered Care2
NSG 232PPracticum, Basic Principles of Patient Centered Care1
BIOL 224Human Anatomy and Physiology II (with lab)6
MAT 121 College Algebra4.5

† ENG 121 and MAT 121 alternate every other quarter. For example: If ENG 121 is taken during the first quarter of enrollment, MAT 121 would be taken during the second quarter. ‡ Attendance encouraged.

Quarter Three

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 282Health Assessment and Health Promotion3
NSG 282LLaboratory, Health Assessment and Health Promotion2
NSG 282PPracticum, Health Assessment and Health Promotion1
BIOL 206Introduction to Microbiology (with lab)6
COM 210Speech Communications4.5

Quarter Four

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 250Advanced Principles of Patient Centered Care3
NSG 250LLaboratory, Advanced Principles of Patient Centered Care2
NSG 250PPracticum, Advanced Principles of Patient Centered Care1
NSG 290Pharmacology6
BIOL 300Pathophysiology (with lab)6

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Quarter Five

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 385Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults I4
NSG 385PPracticum, Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults I3
CHEM 121General Chemistry (with lab)6
BIOL 112Nutrition in Health and Illness (eCombination)4.5

Quarter Six

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 386Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults II4
NSG 386PPracticum, Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults II3
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology (eCombination)4.5
PSY 151Human Growth and Development4.5

Quarter Seven

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 345Nursing Care of Families and Cultures2
NSG 387Nursing Care of the Pediatric Patient/Client3.5
NSG 387PPracticum, Nursing Care of the Pediatric Patient/Client2
PHIL 112Critical Thinking (eCombination)4.5
HS 150U.S. History and Government (eCombination)4.5

JUNIOR YEAR

Quarter Eight

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 388Nursing Care of Persons with Mental Health Impairments3.5
NSG 388PPracticum, Nursing Care of Persons with Mental Health Impairments2
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology (eCombination)4.5
STAT 250Introduction to Applied Statistics4.5

Quarter Nine

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 312Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family3.5
NSG 312LLaboratory, Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family1
NSG 312PPracticum, Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family2
HUM 101Arts and Culture: An Introduction to Humanities (eCombination)4.5

Quarter Ten

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 380Community and Population-Based Nursing4
NSG 380PPracticum, Community and Population-Based Nursing3
NSG 410High Acuity Principles of Patient Centered Care4
NSG 460Research Methods for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice4.5

SENIOR YEAR

Quarter Eleven

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 420High Acuity Nursing Care4
NSG 420PPracticum, High Acuity Nursing Care2
NSG 451Nurses As Leaders3
NSG 451PPracticum, Nurses As Leaders2

Quarter Twelve

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 452Capstone: Transition to Professional Nursing (eCombination)3
NSG 452PPracticum, Capstone: Transition to Professional Nursing6

Courses*

Course #Course TitleQH
NSG 233Nursing Care of the Aging Adult1
NSG 249Legal and Ethical Concerns Impacting Nursing Practice2
NSG 348Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process2

*Courses (Online Courses that are required, but worked into a student's schedule as allowed).

Program Total = 184.5 Quarter Credit Hours

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is 184.5 quarter credit hours, which equals 121.77 semester hours from start to finish. Any applicable transfer credit received, according to Policy 02:14:00 Transfer Credit, will be included in the calculation.

Program Total = 184.5 Quarter Credit Hours

Note: This Course Sequence Guide is intended only as a guide for planning.  A student's actual course load may vary based on course credits accepted in transfer (Policy 02:14:00 Transfer Credit); success in foundational liberal arts and sciences, and nursing coursework (see Policy 02:15:00 Pass to Progress).  The School of Nursing reserves the right to make changes to the Course Sequence Guide based upon the mission and clinical availability.  Students may not take two clinical courses in the same quarter with the exception of Quarter 11.

Classes marked as eCombination are courses in which some traditional face-to-face "seat time" has been replaced by online learning activities.  A blended (hybrid) course is designed to integrate face-to-face and online activities so that they reinforce, complement, and elaborate one another.  Platt College currently uses a 60/40 split, meaning that 60% of the course is taught face-to-face, and 40% of the course is taught online. 

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