Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a 120 credit hour degree.

35 Hours of Core Curriculum, click here for current list

Refer to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education website (ACTS) for course equivalencies
**** Course Numbers and requirements are different at each school.  It is important for transfer students to have transcripts reviewed and articulated prior to registering for courses. ****

Course Catalog

Required AAS Nursing Courses (33 credits) ***WAIVED PER HAVING A VALID RN LICENSE***

NURS 1200 Introduction to Nursing: Concepts I
NURS 1202 Introduction to Nursing: Concepts II
NURS 1505 Adult Nursing I
NURS 1410 Adult Nursing II
NURS 1420 Mental Health Nursing
NURS 2410 Obstetrics & Reproductive Health
NURS 2420 Pediatric Nursing
NURS 2550 Adult Nursing III
NURS 2350 Competency for Entry into Practice

One of the following:
RHET 3316 Writing for the Workplace or
RHET 3326 Technical Writing

One of the following:
PSYC 2310 General Psychological Statistics or
PSYC 3335 Statistics and Methods I or
SOCI 3381/3181 Social Statistics or
STAT 2350 Intro to Statistical Methods

Upper-Level Elective (8 Credits)

Required Upper-Level Nursing Courses (34 credits)
NURS 3220 Health Assessment I
NURS 3230 Health Assessment II
NURS 3310 Professional Role Development
NURS 3420 Wellness Promotion and the Nurse Educator
NURS 3430 Health Care Economics
NURS 3440 Research and Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 3350 Ethics, Legalities, and Advocacy
NURS 4415 Nursing Practice: Community Health Needs
NURS 4420 Nursing Practice: Leadership and Management
NURS 4430 Nursing Practice: Integration of Concepts