The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree

Total Semester Credit Hours =120

Suggested Lower-Division Curriculum Flow

Core Curriculum Requirements and Nursing Prerequisites:

Freshman Year

First semester

 

ENGL 1301: Grammar and Comp. I

3

BIOL 2301: Anatomy & Physiology I*

3

BIOL 2101: Anat. & Phys. I Lab*

1

HIST 1301: United States History I

3

POLS 2305: US Government

3

Total Hours

13

Second semester

 

ENGL 1302: Grammar and Comp. II

3

BIOL 2302: Anatomy & Physiology II*

3

BIOL 2102: Anat. & Phys. Lab I*

1

HIST 1302: United States History II

3

POLS 2306: Texas Government

3

 

3

Total Hours

16

Sophomore Year

First semester

 

CHEM 1305: Intro. to Chemistry*

3

CHEM 1105: Intro. to Chemistry Lab*

1

MATH 1314: College Algebra

3

ENGL 2322: English Lit. to the 1780s

3

PSYC 1301: Intro. to Psych.

3

Humanities

3

Total Hours

16

Second semester

 

BIOL 2320: Microbiology I*

3

BIOL 2120: Microbiology Lab*

1

ALHS 3315: Nutrition

3

PSYC 2320: Lifespan Develop. Psych.

3

MATH 1342: Statistical Methods

3

Fine Arts

3

Total Hours

16

*Required science courses must be taken in the sequence outlined above in order to fulfill the requirements.

At this point, the student may apply for admission to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Applicants accepted to the nursing program must follow the course sequence outlined below plus fulfill general baccalaureate degree requirements of UT Tyler. A minimum grade of "C" must be obtained in each required course.

BSN Degree Requirements

Junior Year

The following courses must be completed prior to admission to the nursing program:

NURS 3303: Pathophysiology of Acute Care

3

NURS 3205: Nursing Concepts and Theories

2

 

5

Semester I

 

NURS 3307: Pharmacological Basis For Nursing

3

NURS 3310: Health Assessment

3

NURS 3603: Nursing Competencies

6

Total:

12

Semester II

 

NURS 3333: Nursing Research

3

NURS 3611: Adult Health I

6

NURS 3513: Mental Health

5

Total:

14

Senior Year

Semester III:

 

NURS 4212: Health of the Older Adult

2

NURS 4632: Adult Health II

6

NURS 4723: Family Health

7

Total:

15

Semester IV

 

NURS 4234: Issues in Professional Practice

2

NURS 4501: Community Nursing

5

NURS 4631: Professional Synthesis

6

Total:

13