ABSN Curriculum

Spanning four semesters, our 16-month accelerated nursing program requires you to complete 67 credit hours, including online courses led by our esteemed School of Nursing professors, hands-on learning at our high-tech nursing site and clinical practice at premier local health care facilities.

Because our ABSN curriculum is based on a blended learning model, you can expect to graduate with a strong academic foundation as well as the clinical preparedness required to take the NCLEX-RN.

The program’s online courses provide exposure to concepts such as cultural diversity, nursing informatics and evidence-based practice so you can perform effectively in today’s dynamic health care environments.

Clinical experiences cover the following areas:

  • Adult Health
  • Obstetrics and Women’s Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Acute and Critical Care
  • Public Health
  • Health Management and Leadership

In keeping with our commitment to experiential learning, these immersive clinical rotations prepare you to put ideas into action and grow as an innovative problem solver through work, research, study and service.

ABSN Curriculum by Semester

Semester 1

Credits

PHSC 4340

Pharmacology for the Health Professional

4

NRSG 2220

Nursing Interventions, Assessment and Community Care

4

NRSG 2221

Lab for Interventions

1

NRSG 2312

Pathophysiology

4

NRSG 3302

Nursing with Women and Families

3

NRSG 3303

Clinical Rotation: Nursing with Women and Families

2

Total Credit Hours

18

Semester 2

Credits

NRSG 2210

Influences on Health and Illness: a Nursing Perspective

3

NRSG 3320

Nursing Care of Adults I

4

NRSG 3321

Clinical Rotation: Nursing Care of Adults I

2

NRSG 3400

Nursing & Promotion of Mental Health

3

NRSG 3401

Clinical Rotation: Nursing & Promotion of Mental Health

2

NRSG 3323

Intermediate Intervention & Assessment

1

NRSG 3324

Skills Lab: Intermediate Intervention & Assessment

1

Total Credit Hours

16

Semester 3

Credits

NRSG 3420

Nursing Care of Adults II

4

NRSG 3421

Clinical Rotation: Nursing Care of Adults II

2

NRSG 4502

Nursing Care of the Child

4

NRSG 4503

Clinical Rotation: Nursing Care of the Child

2

HLTH 5450

Healthcare Research

4

Total Credit Hours

16

Semester 4

Credits

NRSG 4995

Comprehensive Nursing Practicum

5

NRSG 4604

Public Health and Community Nursing

3

NRSG 4605

Clinical Rotation: Public Health and Community Nursing

2

NRSG 6306

Health Informatics

3

NRSG 4610

Managing and Leading in Healthcare

4

Total Credit Hours

17

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