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Students majoring in Nursing at NDSU complete 122 credits of course work.  All students complete 40 credits of general education courses; 20 credits of support courses for the nursing major and 61 credits of professional nursing credits.  

Course work in the Nursing Curriculum provides a foundation of knowledge which will assist a student to grow into the role of a professional Registered Nurse.  Students are exposed a wide variety of clinical settings. Clinical is completed at a variety of facilities in the Fargo/Moorhead community including Sanford Health, Essentia Health, VA Hospital, Cass Public Health, and Prairie St. Johns.  Faculty to student ratio in the clinical setting of 8:1 provides for a student-focused learning environment.  

Please see Sample Curriculum Guide.  

 

BSN Degree Plan

CUM GPA 3.0 - All required courses must be completed with a "C" or higher

FIRST YEAR
 **selected core course will be used for selectice GPA for admission into professional program

FALL 1

SPRING 1

~Engl 110 - 3  credits
Chem 117/117L** - 3/1 credits
Soc 110 OR Anth 111** - 3 credits
^Univ 189 - 1 credit
Quantitative Reasoning - 3 credits

Comm 110** - 3 credits
Micro 202/202L** - 2/1 credits
Chem 260** - 4 credits
Psyc 111** - 3 credits
Engl 120** - 3 credits

SECOND YEAR

FALL 2

SPRING 2

Biol 220/220L* - 3/1 credits
Psyc 250 OR HDFS 230* - 3 credits
Nurs 250 - 2 credits
Nurs 360 - 4 credits
Elective: Cultural Diversity(D) - 3 credits

Biol 221/221L* - 3/1 credits
Hnes 250 - 3 credits
Nurs 240 - 3 credits
Nurs 251 - 2 credits
Nurs 252 - 2 credits

THIRD YEAR
Prior to beginning Nurs 340, students must have completed pre-requisite courses * listed above

FALL 3

SPRING 3

Nurs 341 - 3 credits
Nurs 342 - 5 credits
Pharm 300 - 3 credits
Upper Level English - 3 credits

Nurs 499 - 3 credits
Nurs 352 - 5 credits
Nurs 362 - 4 credits
Elect - Humanities & Fine Arts (A) - 3 credits
Elective - 3 credits

FOURTH YEAR

FALL 4

SPRING 4

Nurs 460 - 3 credits
Nurs 402 - 5 credits
Nurs 403 - 5 credits
Elect - Humanites & Fine Arts (A) - 3 credits

Nurs 404 - 4 credits
Nurs 406 - 4 credits
Nurs 450 - 4 credits
Elect - Global Perspective (G) - 3 credits

~First year students with a composite ACT score of ≥21 should register for ENGL 120 (unless transfer credit for ENGL 120 is received). If ENGL 120 is completed with a grade of “C or better, three credits will be awarded for ENGL 110 with a passing grade of (P). For more details on NDSU English Placement process, go to www.ndsu.edu/cfwriters.

^UNIV 189 is required for students with fewer that 24 earned transfer credits.     

 

 

 


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Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2670 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 3:27:42 PM