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Nursing (B.S.N)

Nursing (B.S.N)

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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Program Requirements
  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education/)
    To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  2. Common Prerequisites
    For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board's Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework.

    FGCU Course: BSC 1085C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab I (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: BSCX085C or (BSCX085 and BSCX085L) or BSCX093C or (BSCX093 and BSCX093L)

    FGCU Course: BSC 1086C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab II (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: BSCX086C or (BSCX086 and BSCX086L) or BSCX094C or (BSCX094 and BSCX094L)

    FGCU Course: 3 credits in any chemistry, biochemistry, biology, genetics, or physics course. Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: *CHMXXXX or BCHXXXX or BSCXXXX or PCBXXXX or PHYXXXX
    (Note: At FGCU, CHM 1045 and CHM 1045L, Chemistry with lab (4 credits) is strongly recommended. Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C then MAC 1105 minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam)

    FGCU Course: *DEP 2004 Principles of Development (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: DEPX004 or DEPX054 or DEPX000 or DEPX414
    [Prerequisites of PSY 2012 minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

    FGCU Course: HSC 2577 Nutri Human Health & Wellness (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: HUNX201 or NURX192

    FGCU Course: *MCB 2010C Microbiology with Lab (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: MCBX010C or (MCBX010 and MCBX010L) or MCBX013C or (MCBX013 and MCBX013L) or (MCBX000 and MCBX000L) or (MCBX004 and MCBX004L)
    [Prerequisites of BSC 1010C minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

    FGCU Course: 3 credits in any psychology, social psychology, or sociology course.  Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: PSYXXXX or SOPXXXX or SYGXXXX

    FGCU Course: *STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: STAX014 or STAX023 or STAX122 or STAX022
    [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

  3. Requirements in the Nursing Major (61 credits)
    A minimum grade of C or S is required in each course.

    NUR 3065C Health Assessment (3)
    NUR 3125 Pathophysiology in Nursing (3)
    NUR 3145 Pharmacology for Nursing (3)
    NUR 3226 Adult Health Nursing I (3)
    NUR 3226L Adult Health Nursing I Clinic (4)
    NUR 3286 Gerontological Nursing (2)
    NUR 3286L Gerontological Nursing Clinic (1)
    NUR 3355 Child Health Nursing (2)
    NUR 3355L Child Health Nursing Clinic (1)
    NUR 3535 Mental Health Nursing (2)
    NUR 3535L Mental Health Nursing Clinical (1)
    NUR 3825 Intro to Professional Nursing (2)
    NUR 3829C Foundations of Nsg Practice (4)
    NUR 3833 Patient Care Manage in Nursing (3)
    NUR 4169 Evidence-Based Nursing Prac (3)
    NUR 4227 Adult Health Nursing II (3)
    NUR 4227L Adult Health Nursing II Clinic (4)
    NUR 4455 Reproductive Health Nursing (2)
    NUR 4455L Reproductive Health Nurs Clinic (1)
    NUR 4636 Community & Pub Health Nursing (3)
    NUR 4636L Commun & Pub Hlth Nurs Clinic (2)
    NUR 4295C Critical Care Nursing (3)
    NUR 4948L Senior Nursing Practicum (3)
    NUR 4165 Principles of Nursing Research (3)

  4. University Requirements (3 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  5. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 124 HRS