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: 39 semester hours

  • BIO1210 Biology of Cells (3)
  • BIO2280 Microbiology (4)
  • BIO2660 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
  • BIO2670 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
  • BIO3050 Pathophysiology (4)
  • CHM1200 Principles of Chemistry (4)
  • MTH1100 College Algebra (4)
  • MTH2320 General Statistics (4)
  • PSY1100 General Psychology (4)
  • PSY3250 Lifespan Development (4)

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

General Education Courses — Choose one from each category of:

  • Creative and Artistic Expression
  • Cultures and Civilization 

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)