Major Requirements - Nursing

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

BSN Core Prerequisites: 40 semester hours
BIO1210 Biology of Cells (4)
BIO2280 Microbiology (4)
BIO2660 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
BIO2670 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
*BIO3050 Pathophysiology (4)
CHM1200 Principles of Chemistry (4)
ENG1000 Introduction to Academic Writing
MTH1100 College Algebra (4)
MTH2320 General Statistics (4)
PSY1100 General Psychology (4)
PSY3250 Lifespan Development (4)
Elective: ART, COM, ENG, HUM, MUS, THE, or SPA (4)

Note: BIO3050 must be taken prior to beginning nursing courses.

Nursing Requirements: 59 semester hours
NUR3000 Introduction to Professional Nursing (3)
NUR3100/Z Principles of Nursing I (6)
NUR3110/Z Principles of Nursing II (6)
NUR3160 Pharmacological Concepts (4)
NUR3260/Z Health Assessment, Education and Promotion (4)
NUR3400/Z Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (5)
NUR4050 Nursing Research (3)
NUR4200/Z Nursing: A Global Community Outlook (5)
NUR4300/Z Medical Surgical Nursing I: Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness (7)
NUR4500/Z Nursing Care of the Family (7)
NUR4600 Leadership and Management (3)
NUR4605 NCLEX Review (1)
NUR4800/Z Medical Surgical Nursing II: Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness (6)