Four-Year Plan

NURSING
Bachelor of Science
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1100: College Algebra or Elective
4

MTH2320: General Statistics

4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
BIO1210: Biology of Cells w/ Lab 4 CHM1200: Principles of Chemistry w/ Lab 4
PSY1100: General Psychology 4 BIO2660: Anatomy and Physiology I w/ Lab 4




Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
BIO2670: Anatomy and Physiology II w/ Lab 4 BIO3050: Pathophysiology 4
BIO2280: Microbiology w/ Lab 4
PSY3250: Lifespan Development 4
Elective from ART, COM, ENG, HUM, MUS, THE, SPN 4 Elective (Optional) 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice

4

NUR3110: Principles in Nursing II w/ Lab and Clinical 6
NUR3000: Introduction to Professional Nursing
3 NUR3160: Pharmacological Concepts 4
NUR3100: Principles of Nursing I w/ Lab and Clinical 6 NUR3400: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing w/ Clinical 5

NUR3260: Health Assess, Educ, and Promotion w/ Lab

4




Total Semester Hours  17 Total Semester Hours  15
YEAR IV
NUR4050: Nursing Research 3 NUR4500: Nursing Care of the Family w/ Clinical 7
NUR4200: Nursing-Global Community Outlook w/ Clinical 4 NUR4600: Leadership and Management 4
NUR4300: Medical Surgical-Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness w/ Clinical 7 NUR4800: Medical Surgical II-Collaborative Practice in Health and Illness w/ Clinical 6




Total Semester Hours  14 Total Semester Hours  17

Major Notes

  • PSY3350: Child and Adolescent Development and PSY3360: Adult Development and Aging are equivalent to PSY3250: Lifespan Development
  • Nursing requires a minimum of 123 semester hours, versus the traditional 120 semester hours for most other degrees
  • *Take the TEAS test in January of Year II. Register directly on ATI website

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Mary Lohrman or Caley Thanephon in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.

***Choose one of the following 2000-level IDS courses:

IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility

IDS2020:  Trajectories of Human History

IDS2030: Science & Society

IDS2040: Global Justice