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 1102 English Composition II ** 3
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
ENC 3311 Advanced Writing and Research 3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS) Credit Hours
PHI 1600 Ethics 3
Any humanities course from within the course offerings 3
BEHAVIORAL / SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS) Credit Hours
PSY 1012 General Psychology 3
DEP 2004 Human Growth and Development 3
NATURAL SCIENCE (18 CREDITS) Credit Hours
BSC 1085C Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BSC 1086C Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CHM 1025 Introduction to Chemistry 3
CHM 1025L Introduction to Chemistry Lab 1
MCB 2000C Microbiology 3
HSC 2377 Principles of Human Nutrition 3
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS) Credit Hours
MAC 1105 College Algebra I ** 3
STA 2014 Introduction to Statistics** 4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS) Credit Hours
CGS 1030c Introduction to Information Technology 4
SLS 1501 College Study Skills 0

CORE COURSES (35 CREDITS)

Credit Hours
NUR 3065C Physical Assessment in Health Care 4
NUR 3126 Pathophysiology I 4
NUR 3045 Culture in Nursing Practice 3
NUR 3178 Complementary and Alternative Health Care 3
NUR 3165 Applied Nursing Research 3
NUR 4827 Nursing Leadership and Management 3
NUR 3805 Nursing Role and Scope 3
NUR 4636 Community Nursing 4
NUR 3826 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice 2
NUR 4286 Nursing and the Aging Family 3
NUR 4516 Crisis Intervention 3
RN Licensure 32