Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Students will be admitted to the nursing program in the fall and spring of each year. Completed applications will be due by April 1st, and selection letters will be mailed upon completion of the spring semester.

Selection for the Bachelor of Science Nursing Program is based on the following: Cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, Science GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. All science courses must have a "C" or better, and no more than one science course may be repeated.  Also required are a TEAS score of proficient or higher and a science score of 52.1% or greater; Complete ENG 101, ENG 102, BIO 211, BIO 212, BIO 215, HEA 121, MAT 235 and MAT 101; fewer than 12 hours of general education classes remaining.

BSN Curriculum Plan Nursing courses must be taken in the order in which they appear on the following BSN curriculum plan.

Robert E. Spencer, JD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor of Nursing

(615)-740-5388
bspencer@fhu.edu

 

Degree Requirements

 

Course of Study for B.S.N. Major in Nursing

Program Coordinator: Dr. Chris White

Dickson Campus Coordinator: Dr. Robert Spencer

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics:Graduation Requirements.


I. Liberal Arts Core Requirements

(Listed in this catalog under Academics: "General Education Display".)

Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT101 College Algebra

Limit III. B. 1. Biology to BIO 211 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

Limit III. B. 2. Nutrition


 

 

II. Professional Support Courses

14 hours

BIO 212

Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab

4

BIO 215

Microbiology

4

BIO 318

Pathophysiology

3

MAT 235

Introductory Statistics

3

 

 

 

III. Professional Nursing Courses

Must be accepted into the Nursing Program* to take the following:

54 hours

NSG 300

Essentials of Medication Administration and Dosage Calculation

1

NSG 301

Fundamentals of Nursing

4

NSG 303

Basic Nursing Care

2

NSG 315

Health Assessment

2

NSG 315L

Health Assessment Lab

1

NSG 325

Pharmacology I

2

NSG 326

Pharmacology II

2

NSG 332

Pediatric Nursing

3

NSG 332L

Pediatric Practicum

1

NSG 334

Mental Health Nursing

3

NSG 334L

Mental Health Practicum

1

NSG 365

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice

3

NSG 431

Women's Health

3

NSG 431L

Women and Newborn Practicum

1

NSG 432

Faith-Based Community Nursing

3

NSG 432L

Community Practicum

1

NSG 440

Adult Nursing I

4

NSG 440L

Adult Practicum I

3

NSG 441

Adult Nursing II

4

NSG 441L

Adult Practicum II

3

NSG 455

Professional Issues

2

NSG 470

Leadership Management Nursing

3

NSG 470L

Preceptorship

1

NSG 485

Nursing Capstone

1

 

 

 

IV. Additional Bible

8 hours


Dickson Campus

 

10 hours

Total Hours

126 hours



* To be accepted into the Nursing Program a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8, the science GPA must be 2.5 or greater, a TEAS score of proficient or higher and science score of 52.1% or greater, and less than 12 hours of general education classes remaining.