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 Nursing with Women and Families (Clinical)

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 Nursing Care of Adults I (Clinical)

2

NRSG 3400 Nursing & Promotion of Mental Health

3

NRSG 3401 Nursing & Promotion of Mental Health (Clinical)

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 Nursing Care of Adults II (Clinical)

2

NRSG 4502 Nursing Care of the Child

4

NRSG 4503 Nursing Care of the Child (Clinical)

2

HLTH 5450 Health Care 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 Public Health & Community Nursing (Clinical)

2

NRSG 6306 Health Informatics I

3

NRSG 4610 Managing and Leading in Healthcare

4

Total Credit Hours

17

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