The purpose of this program is to enhance the education of the RN graduates and provide professional growth. The students will be prepared in the areas of health assessment, nursing theories and concepts, research, leadership, informatics and health promotion across various healthcare settings. FNU awards a Bachelor of Science degree upon completion.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 120 CREDITS)

REQUIRED COURSES

General Education Requirements (53 Credits)

COMMUNICATIONS (12 CREDITS)Credit Hours
ENC 1101
English Composition I **
3
ENC 1102English Composition II **3
SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
ENC 3311Advanced Writing and Research3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)Credit Hours
PHI 1600Ethics3
Any humanities course from within the course offerings3
BEHAVIORAL / SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)Credit Hours
PSY 1012General Psychology3
DEP 2004Human Growth and Development3
NATURAL SCIENCE (18 CREDITS)Credit Hours
BSC 1085CAnatomy and Physiology I4
BSC 1086CAnatomy and Physiology II4
CHM 1025Introduction to Chemistry3
CHM 1025LIntroduction to Chemistry Lab1
MCB 2000CMicrobiology3
HSC 2377Principles of Human Nutrition3
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)Credit Hours
MAC 1105College Algebra I **3
STA 2014Introduction to Statistics**4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)Credit Hours
CGS 1030cIntroduction to Information Technology4
SLS 1501College Study Skills0

CORE COURSES (35 CREDITS)

Credit Hours
NUR 3065CPhysical Assessment in Health Care4
NUR 3126Pathophysiology I4
NUR 3045Culture in Nursing Practice3
NUR 3178Complementary and Alternative Health Care3
NUR 3165Applied Nursing Research3
NUR 4827Nursing Leadership and Management3
NUR 3805Nursing Role and Scope3
NUR 4636Community Nursing4
NUR 3826Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice2
NUR 4286Nursing and the Aging Family3
NUR 4516Crisis Intervention3
RN Licensure32