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Accelerated Pathway to the MSN for Second Degree Prelicensure Students Curriculum Plan

Junior Year Fall Semester Credits
NU 301 Medication Calculations 1
NU 302 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3
NU 303 Pathophysiology I 2
NU 304 Pharmacology I 1
NU 305 Nursing Management of Adults with Acute
& Chronic Disorders I
3
NU 306 Clinical Practicum I 5
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
BSN Credits 15
MSN Credits 3
Credits 18
Junior Year Spring Semester Credits
NU 310 Health Assessment 2
NU 311 Pharmacology II 1
NU 312 Pathophysiology II 2
NU 313 Nursing Management of Adults with Acute
& Chronic Disorders II
1.5
NU 314 Clinical Practicum II 3
NU 324 Nursing Management of Childbearing Families 1.5
NU 325 Clinical Practicum III 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
BSN Credits 14
MSN Credits 3
Credits 17
Senior Year Fall Semester Credits
NU 402 Pathophysiology III 2
NU 403 Pharmacology III 1
NU 404 Nursing Management of Adults with Neurologic/Sensory
and Psychosocial Behavioral Disorders
1.5
NU 405 Clinical Practicum IV 3
NU 406 Nursing Management of Children in Health and Illness 1.5
NU 407 Clinical Practicum V 3
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I 3
BSN Credits 12
MSN Credits 3
Credits 15
Senior Year Spring Semester Credits
NU 409 Transition to Professional Nursing Practice 3
NU 410 Community Health Nursing 1.5
NU 411 Clinical Practicum VI 3
NU 412 Nursing Management of Adults
with Complex Health Problems
1.5
NU 413 Clinical Practicum VII 4
NU 414 Senior Seminar 1
BSN Credits
14
BSN Degree Awarded

Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist

Summer Semester Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 9
Fall Semester Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU Specialty Clinical Course 1 3
Total 6
Spring Semester Credits
NU 604 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing II 3
NU Specialty Clinical Course 2 3
Total 6
Summer Semester Credits
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU Specialty Clinical Course 3 3
Total 6

Community Systems Administration

Fall Semester Credits
NU 681 Community Systems Administration I 3
GC 600 Management Skills 3
Total 6
Spring Semester Credits
NU 604 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing II 3
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 682 Community Systems Administration II 3
Total 9
Summer Semester Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, & Legal Dimensions of Care 3
NU 683 Community Systems Administration III 3
NU 691 Healthcare Economics & Financial Management for Nurses 3
Elective 3
Total 12

Credit Summary

  Credits
Transfer Credits 65
Undergraduate 55
Graduate 36
Total credits 156