Four-Year Plan

NURSING
Bachelor of Science
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1100: College Algebra
3

IDS1600: Culture, Diversity, & Expression OR IDS1610: Being Human

4
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing
4 CHM1200: Principles of Chemistry w/Lab (ONW) 4
BIO1210: Biology of Cells w/Lab (ONW) 4 PSY1100: General Psychology (KO-A) 4
General Education Course (KO-B, AP) 4 General Education Course (KO-B, AP) 4




Total Semester Hours  15 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR II
ENG2010: Introduction to Research Writing 4 ***2000- Level IDS Course
4
BIO2660: Anatomy and Physiology w/ lab 4 BIO2670: Anatomy and Physiology II w/ lab 4
MTH2320: General Statistics 3 BIO2280: Microbiology w/ lab 4
General Education Course (KO-B, AP) 4 PSY3250: Lifespan Development (KO-A) 4
Total Semester Hours  15 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
BIO3050: Pathophysiology

3

NUR3110: Principles in Nursing II w/Clinical 6
NUR3000WI: Introduction to Professional Nursing
3 NUR3160: Pharmacological Concepts 4
NUR3100: Principles of Nursing I w/ Clinical 6 NUR3400: Behaviorial Health Issues w/Clinical 5

NUR3260: Health Assessment, Education and Promotion w/Clinical

4




Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  15
YEAR IV
NUR4050: Nursing Research 3 NUR4500: Nursing Care of the Family w/ Clinical 7
NUR4200: Nursing-Global Community Outlook w/ Clinical 5 NUR4600: Leadership and Management 4
NUR4300: Medical Surgical-Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness w/Clinical 7 NUR4800: Medical Surgical II-Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness w/Clinical 6




Total Semester Hours  15 Total Semester Hours  17

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • Choose one of the following 2000- Level IDS Courses:
    • IDS2000: Wellness and Social Responsibility
    • IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History
    • IDS2030: Science and Society
    • IDS2040: Global Justice
  • General Education abbreviations:
    • KO = Knowing Ourselves and Others A and B
    • ONW = Our Natural World
    • AP = Aesthetic and Philosophical Expression A and B
  • Nursing requires a minimum of 123 semester hours, versus the traditional 120 semester hours for most other degrees.
  • * Watch your AU e-mail after Oct 1 for notification from the School of Nursing re: an important meeting about TEAS test.
  • ** Take the TEAS test in January of Year II
If you have questions about this major, contact Pat Rosche or Mary Lohrman in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.

***Choose one of the following 2000-level IDS courses:

IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility

IDS2020:  Trajectories of Human History

IDS2030: Science & Society

IDS2040: Global Justice