BACHELO R O F SCI EN CE I N N U R S I N G C U R R I C U L U M

SAMPLE 3-YEAR CURRICULUM PLAN
Effective July 2011 for incoming Chamberlain students

S E ME S T E R 1
Session A BIOS-251: Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab MATH-114: Algebra for College Students NR-101: Transitions in Nursing Session B BIOS-252: Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab SOCS-185: Culture & Society ENGL-117: English Composition Semester Hours: 15 Credits (LAS=14, N=1) Session A NR-224: Fundamentals–Skills (T=2, L=1) NR-302: Health Assessment I (T=1.5, L=0.5) NR-281: Pathophysiology I Session B NR-226: Fundamentals–Patient Care (T=2, C=1) NR-304: Health Assessment II (T=1.5, L= 0.5) NR-282: Pathophysiology II Semester Hours: 13 Credits (LAS=0, N=13) Session A NR-320: Mental Health Nursing (T=3, C=2) MATH-221: Statistics Session B NR-340: Critical Care Nursing (T=3, C=2) NR-360: Information Systems in Healthcare Semester Hours: 17 Credits (LAS=4, N=13) Credits 5 4 5 3 Credits 3 2 2 3 2 1 Credits 2 4 1 2 3 3

S EM ES TER 2
Session A BIOS-255: Anatomy & Physiology III with Lab ENGL-147: Advanced English Composition Session B BIOS-256: Anatomy & Physiology IV with Lab SPCH-277: Interpersonal Communication PSYC-110: Introduction to Psychology Semester Hours: 13 Credits (LAS=13, N=0) Session A NR-324: Adult Health I (T=3, C=2) NR-291: Pharmacology I Session B NR-325: Adult Health II (T=3, C=2) NR-292: Pharmacology II Credits 5 2 5 1 Credits 2 3 2 3 3

SEMESTER 3
Session A NR-222: Health & Wellness CHEM-120: Intro to General, Organic & Biological Chemistry with Lab PSYC-285: Developmental Psychology Session B BIOS-242: Fundamentals of Microbiology with Lab HUMN-447: Logic & Critical Thinking Semester Hours: 17 Credits (LAS=14, N=3) Session A NR-321: Maternal-child Nursing (T=3, C=1.5, L=0.5) NR-228: Nutrition, Heath & Wellness Session B NR-322: Pediatric Nursing (T=3, C=1.5, L=0.5) SOCS-350: Cultural Diversity Credits 5 2 5 3 Credits 3 4 3

YEA R 1

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YEA R 2

Semester Hours: 13 Credits (LAS=0, N=13) Credits Session A NR-449: Evidence-based Practice HUMN-445: Principles of Ethics Session B NR-442: Community Health Nursing (T=2, C=2) ECON-312: Principles of Economics Semester Hours: 13 Credits (LAS=6, N=7) 3 3 4 3

Semester Hours: 15 Credits (LAS=3, N=12) Session A NR-446: Collaborative Healthcare (T=2, C=2) Humanities Elective Session B NR-450: Capstone Course History Elective Semester Hours: 13 Credits (LAS=6, N=7) Credits 4 3 3 3

YEA R 3

Total Credit Hours: 129 LAS=60, N=69, LAS=Liberal Arts and Applied Sciences, N=Nursing, T=Theory, L=Lab, C=Clinical Comprehensive program-specific consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo
Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, ncahlc.org. HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at the Addison, Arlington, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix and St. Louis campuses and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at the St. Louis and Columbus campuses and the Associate Degree in Nursing program are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs at the Phoenix and the Addison campuses are candidates for accreditation by NLNAC. Candidacy is the first step toward NLNAC accreditation (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. AC0103 Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219, 804.225.2600. Chamberlain College of Nursing has provisional approval from the Virginia Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463, 804.367.4515. Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of posting/printing. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. This program is not approved or regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission. National Management Offices - 3005 Highland Parkway, Downers Grove, IL 60515 - National Toll-Free 888.556.8226 - chamberlain.edu 12-090199.1 ©2011 Chamberlain College of Nursing LLC. All rights reserved. 0611tblcpNRW

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