School of Nursing
Generic Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The School of Nursing has revised its curriculum.  Please contact the School of Nursing to learn more about the BSN Program.

Pre-College   Courses

Cr.

Sem.

Grade

Pre (Co Requisites)

Pre-College   Courses

Cr.

Sem.

Grade

Pre (Co   Requisite)

ENG 100/ WAC 011                      

4

 

 

 

ENG 101 /   RCA 021                      

4

 

 

 

MAT 023 Intro Algebra A            

4

 

 

 

MAT 024   Intro Algebra A             

4

 

 

 

Courses

Cr.

Sem.

Grade

Pre (Co Requisites)

Courses

Cr.

Sem.

Grade

Pre/Co   Requisite

Semester   1

 

 

 

 

Semester 2

 

 

 

 

BIO 151 – Human Anatomy

4

 

 

ENG 101

CHE 121 or  

Placement   Test

BIO 152 – Human Anatomy

4

 

 

BIO 151

ENG 120 – English Composition

3

 

 

ENG   100/101

ENG 201 – Research & Writing

3

 

 

ENG 120

MAT 140 – College Algebra

4

 

 

ENG   100/101 MAT 023/024

PSY 120 – Intro to Psychology

3

 

 

ENG   100/101

SCI – The Natural World or

SSC 100 – Intro to Social Science

3

 

 

ENG   100/101

SCI- The   Natural World or

SSC 100 –   Intro to Social Science

3

 

 

ENG   100/101

FDS – Freshman Dev. Seminar

1

 

 

None 

COM 119 –   Interpersonal

Communication   & Leadership Skills

3

 

 

ENG   100/101

HSC – 100 Medical Terminology

1

 

 

None  

 

 

 

                                     

16

 

 

 

16

 

 

Semester   3

 

 

Semester 4

 

 

 

BIO 240 – Microbiology

4

 

 

BIO 152

NUR 104 –   Drug Dosage Calculation

2

 

 

Admission   to BSN

PSY 202 – Life Span Development

3

 

 

PSY 120

NUR 208 –   Fundamentals of Nursing

6

 

 

Admission   to BSN (NUR 104, NUR 209, NUR 229)

SPA/FRE 131 – Elem Span/French I

4

 

 

None

NUR 209 – Health   Assessment

3

 

 

Admission   to BSN 

NUR 229 –   Pharmacology in Nursing

2

 

 

Admission   to BSN

MAT 235 – Intro Statistics

4

 

 

MAT 140

*PLS 200 -   Personal Life Skills

2

 

 

FDS   100/ENG 100/101

15

 

 

 

15

 

 

Semester   5

 

 

 

Semester 6

 

 

 

NUR 308 – Adult Health Nursing I

6

 

 

All   Sem  4 Courses;  (Co – NUR 311)

NUR 319 –   Adult Health Nursing II

6

 

 

NUR 308;   NUR 311

NUR 311 – Pathophysiology

3

 

 

Admit to   BSN

NUR 321 –   Maternal & Child Nursing

6

 

 

Sem 4   Courses & NUR 311

NUR 318 –   Mental/Behavioral Health Nursing

3

 

 

All Sem 4   Courses; (Co- NUR 308 & 311)

NUR 322 –   Evidence Based Practice

2

 

 

NUR 208 or   Admission to BSN Completion; MAT 235

SPA/FRE 132 – Elem Span/French II

4

 

 

Spanish/French   131

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

14

 

 

Semester   7

 

 

 

Semester 8

 

 

 

NUR 417 – Adult Health Nursing III

6

 

 

NUR 319   & NUR 322

NUR  421 – Nursing Leadership

3

 

 

NUR   308-322; NUR 417 or 418

NUR 418 – Community Health Nursing

4

 

 

All 300   level courses

NUR 422 –   Nursing Seminar 

2

 

 

NUR   308-322; NUR 417 or 418

Humanities Elective

3

 

 

NUR 432 –   Senior Clinical Practicum

5

 

 

NUR 417   & 418

 (Co- All Sem 8 courses)

Social Science Elective

3

 

 

NUR 433 –   NCLEX Preparation

2

 

 

NUR 417   & 418

 (Co- All Sem 8 courses)

16

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

Rev. 12/7/16

Total Credits in the BSN Program:  120 (59 General Education credits; 61 Nursing credits)              

 Revised BSN Program (2016) Notes:

* Students are required to take Personal Life Skills (PLS) (2cr).  PLS is required for the BSN Program and meets the UVI PE requirement. 

 Eligibility for Admission to the BSN Program: 

  • Students must have (1) a 2.5 cumulative grade point average; (2) Achieved a minimum grade of at least “C” in Science Courses and (3) a score of “Basic” or better on the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
  • Students must meet the Computer Literacy requirement during the freshman year.  Transfer students may complete 24 credits before completing this requirement. 
  • The following courses must be completed in order to enter the clinical nursing sequence (refer to front page for course names):

SCI 100

SSC 100

FDS 100

HSC 100

COM 119

BIO 151, 152   & 240

ENG 120 & 201

PSY 120 & 202

MAT 140 & 235

 Progression Requirements

  • To progress in the nursing sequence a students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all nursing courses and maintain a minimum of 2.0 overall average.
  • A “C” grade is defined as 75% in the School of Nursing.  
  • Students must pass both the theory and clinical components of nursing courses.  Failure in any one component will result in a failing grade in the course.
  • Only ONE nursing course failure is allowed in the Nursing Sequence (i.e. courses with the NUR prefix in the course code).           

 Additional UVI Requirements:

Student must pass the English Proficiency Examination (EPE) after completing ENG 201

Semester/Year CLE Requirement Met ________               

Semester/Year EPE Requirement Met ________               

                                         

Rev. 12/7/16