Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Curriculum


Students accepted into this program option are admitted to both the undergraduate and graduate programs. During the program’s undergraduate phase, students earn 55 credits and an additional 9 graduate credits at Jefferson College of Nursing. This curriculum plan allows time to integrate theoretical concepts and constructs into clinical practice. Clinical hours may include evenings and weekends.

Curriculum for FACT-2 Year Program

Year 1

SEMESTER 1 CREDITS
NU 330 Bridge to Success 0
NU 315 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 3
NU 317 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan I 3
NU 307 Foundations in Nursing 3.5
NU 308 Introduction to Pharmacology 1.5
NU 319 Professional Practice I 2
NU 328 Immersion Practicum I 2
BSN Credits 15 
Total Credits 15 
SEMESTER 2 CREDITS
NU 318 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan II 4.5
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3
NU 320 Professional Practice II 2
NU 329 Immersion Practicum II 4

BSN Credits

10.5
MSN Credits 6
Total Credits 16.5

Year 2

SEMESTER 3 CREDITS
NU 417 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan III
4.5
NU 416 Population health and Health Disparities 3
NU 415 Care Coordination and Care Transitions 3
NU 419 Professional Practice III 2
NU 428 Immersion Practicum III
4

BSN Credits

16.5
SEMESTER 4 CREDITS
NU 418 Clinical Reasoning
3
NU 420 Professional Practice IV
3
NU 429 Advanced Immersion Practicum IV 2.5
NU 430 Selected Immersion Practicum V
2.5
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
NU 435 NCLEX Prep for Success
2

BSN Credits

13
MSN Credits 3
Total Credits 16

Credit Summary

Prerequisites 65
Undergraduate 55
BSN Awarded 120
Graduate 9

Curriculum for Evening-Weekend FACT-2 Year Program

Year 1

SEMESTER 1 CREDITS
NU 330 Bridge to Success 0
NU 307 Foundations in Nursing 3.5
NU 308 Introduction to Pharmacology 1.5
NU 315 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 3
NU 317 Health Promotions Across the Lifespan I 3
NU 328 Immersion Practicum I 2
Total Credits 13
SEMESTER 2 CREDITS
NU 318 Health Promitons Across the Lifespan II 4.5
NU 319 Professional Practice I 2
NU 329 Immersion Practicum II 4
Total Credits 10.5 
SEMESTER 3 CREDITS
NU 320 Professional Practice II 2
NU 415 Care Coordination and Care Transitions 3
NU 416 Population Health and Health Disparities 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing* 3
Total Credits 11

Year 2

SEMESTER 4 CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I* 3
NU 417 Health Promotions Across the Lifespan III 4.5
NU 428 Immersion Practicum III 4
Total Credits 11.5
SEMESTER 5 CREDITS
NU 419 Professional Practice III 2
NU 429 Selected Immersion Practicum IV 2.5
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions* 3
Total Credits 7.5
SEMESTER 6 CREDITS
NU 418 Clinical Reasoning 3
NU 420 Professional Practice IV 3
NU 430 Advanced Immersion Practicum IV 2.5
NU 435 NCLEX Prep for Success 2
Total Credits 10.5

Credit Summary

Prerequisite Credits 65
BSN Course Credits 55
BSN Degree 120
MSN Course Credits* 9