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Requirements for Graduation 


For the Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Nursing students must have:

  Completed a minimum of 120 credits
  Completed each nursing course (and each component) with a
    minimum grade of 80
  Completed all Nursing Department and Worcester State University
    requirements

Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department of Nursing Sample Timeline for Completion of Degree for Class Entering Fall 2012

TRACK A: YEAR ONE
 

Semester One A

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

EN101

English Composition I

3

BI 161

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

CH 112

Survey of Chemistry (NSP)

5

FYS

Freshman Year Seminar

3

Semester Subtotal

15/15


 

Semester Two A

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

EN 102

English Composition II

3

BI 162

Human Anatomy & Physiology II (NSP)

4

BI 206

Medical Microbiology (NSP)

4

SO 100 or

PS 101

 

Introduction to Sociology (HBSP)/General Psychology I (HBSP)

 

3

Semester Subtotal

14/29

Comments

 

EN 101 & 102 satisfies LASC writing


TRACK A: YEAR TWO
 

Semester Three A

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

NU 200

Introduction to Professional Nursing I

5

NU 205

Pathophysiology

3

SO 100 or PS

101

 

Introduction to Sociology/ General Psychology I (HBSP)

 

3

LASC

Distribution Elective (Constitutions)

3

Semester Subtotal

14/43

Semester Four A

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

NU 210

Introduction to Prof. Nursing II

5

NU 215

Pharmacology

3

MA 150

Statistics (QR)

3

HE 120

Health and Nutrition (ICW)

3

CS 124

Health Informatics (QR)

3

Semester Subtotal

17/60

Comments

MA 150 requires Accuplacer score of 4 or higher


TRACK B: YEAR ONE
 

Semester One B

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

EN101

English Composition I

3

BI 161

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

SO 100

Introduction to Sociology (HBSP)

3

PS 101

General Psychology (HBSP)

3

FYS

Freshman Year Seminar

3

Semester Subtotal

16/16


Semester Two B

Course No.

Course Name

 

Credits

EN 102

English Composition II

 

3

BI 162

Human Anatomy & Physiology II (NSP)

 

4

CH 112

Survey of Chemistry (NSP)

 

5

LASC

Distribution Elective (Constitutions)

 

3

 

 

Semester Subtotal

15/31

Comments

EN 101&102 satisfies LASC writing


TRACK B: YEAR TWO
 

Semester Three B

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

NU 200

Introduction to Professional Nursing I

5

NU 205

Pathophysiology

3

BI 206

Medical Microbiology (NSP)

4

Semester Subtotal

12/43

 

Semester Four B

Course No.

Course Name

 

Credits

NU 210

Introduction to Prof. Nursing II

 

5

NU 215

Pharmacology

 

3

MA 150

Statistics (QR)

 

3

HE 120

Health and Nutrition (ICW)

 

3

CS 124

Health Informatics (QR)

 

3

 

 

Semester Subtotal

17/60

Comments

MA 150 requires Accuplacer score of 4 or higher

 


YEAR THREE (TRACK A and B)
 

Semester Five

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

NU 310

Nursing Science I (WAC)

9

NU 430

Research Seminar

3

LASC

Distribution Elective (USW)

3

Semester Subtotal

15/75

 

Semester Six

Course No.

Course Name

 

Credits

NU 340

Nursing Science II (DAC)

 

9

NU 315

Group Communication Seminar I

 

1

LASC

Distribution Elective (TLC)

 

3

LASC

Distribution Elective (QRAC)

 

3

 

 

Semester Subtotal

16/91


YEAR FOUR (TRACK A and B)
 

Semester Seven

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

NU 440

Nursing Science III

8

NU 415

Group Communication Seminar II

1

LASC

Distribution Elective (GP)

3

LASC

Distribution Elective (CA)

3

Semester Subtotal

15/106

 

Semester Eight

Course No.

Course Name

 

Credits

NU 460

Nursing Science IV

 

8

NU 450

Nursing Leadership

 

3

NU 470

Nursing Capstone

 

2

 

Select General Elective

 

1-3

 

 

 

Semester Subtotal

14-16./

120-122


Approved by The DON Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and Faculty Organization via vote 3/2012.

Once LASC requirements are satisfied, students may select general requirements. Students are required to meet with their department advisor to review their upcoming semester academic choices. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.

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