Major Requirements - Nursing

These requirements will be applied 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: 36 semester hours

  • BIO1210 / Z Biology of Cells / Lab (4)
  • BIO2280 Microbiology (4)
  • BIO2660 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
  • BIO2670 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
  • BIO3050 Pathophysiology (4)
  • CHM1200 / Z Principles of Chemistry / Lab (4)
  • MTH2320 General Statistics (4) *
  • PSY1100 General Psychology (4)
  • PSY3250 Lifespan Development (4)

General Education Courses - Choose one from each category of:

  • Creative and Artistic Expression
  • Cultures and Civilization 

Nursing Requirements: 60 semester hours

  • NUR1120 Introduction to Nursing and Healthcare (4)
  • NUR2100 Health Assessment and Wellness (4)
  • NUR3100 / Z Principles of Nursing I (6)
  • NUR3110 / Z Principles of Nursing II (6)
  • NUR3160 Pharmacological Concepts (4)
  • NUR3400 / Z Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing (5)
  • NUR4050 Nursing Research (3)
  • NUR4200 / Z Nursing: A Global Community Outlook (4)
  • NUR4300 / Z Medical Surgical Nursing I: Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness (7)
  • NUR4500 / Z Nursing Care of the Family (7)
  • NUR4600 Leadership Ethics & Policy (3)
  • NUR4605 NCLEX Review (1)
  • NUR4800 / Z Medical Surgical Nursing II: Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness (6) 

 * Placement into the Mathematics Competency Examination, ACT or SAT mathematics sub-score, or MTH1010 and / or MTH1100 with a grade of C or higher.