College of Health and Human Services

2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Nursing - Option for Registered Nurses, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Progression Plan-2YR Completn

Campus Availability

  • Online

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. BIO320 General Pathology 3
Description: Surveys disease processes affecting body systems; cell death and inflammation; emphasizes altered physiological mechanisms in cells and organ systems. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BIO 202 and BIO 205
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. HHS300W Applied Ethics In Health Care 3 HHS300W Notes
Description: This course examines health care practices from a moral point of view using philosophical argument techniques. Department consent required. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, or permission of the instructor.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Contact an advisor for enrollment.
3. STA270 Applied Statistics 3
Description: Graphical and quantitative description of data; binomial, normal, and t distributions; one- and two-sample hypothesis tests and confidence intervals; simple linear regression and correlation. Credit cannot be earned in both STA 270 and STA 275. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: NOT for Mathematics majors. (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X or MAT 108 or MAT 114 or higher w/ grade of C or better or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 40+; MATHC 40+; PLACE 46+)).
Requirement Designation: Science and Applied Science
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
4. DIVGLOBAL Diversity Global Designation 3 DIVGLOBAL Notes
Notes: If you have an AGEC, this requirement is fulfilled.
Submit application to program. Contact an advisor to ensure completion of all liberal studies and pre-professional requirements.
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. DIVETHNIC Diversity Ethnic Designation 3 DIVETHNIC Notes
Notes: If you have an AGEC, this requirement is fulfilled.
2. NUR330 Intro Nursing Discipline Prof 3 NUR330 Notes
Description: An introduction to nursing as a distinct discipline of knowledge and a unique professional service. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BSN Major
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.
3. NUR307 Rn Health Assess 2 NUR307 Notes
Description: Course emphasizes health history and expanded physical assessment skills essential for holistic nursing assessment. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing program or RN License Corequisite: NUR 307L
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.
4. NUR390W Research & Evidence-based Prac 3 NUR390W Notes
Description: Focuses on research process as it relates to interdisciplinary health care and nursing. Emphasizes developing abilities to search, interpret research reports and consider research evidence for application in practice. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: STA 270 or PSY 230 or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 50+; MATHC 50+; PLACE 55+) and (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+))
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. NUR320 Basic Princ In Palliative Care 3 NUR320 Notes
Description: Provides an overview of core principles of palliative care. Emphasizes strategies to improve palliative care and the nurse as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing program
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.
2. NUR321 Gerontology 3 NUR321 Notes
Description: Explore beliefs, attitudes, stereotypes about the elderly. Includes theories of aging, normal aspects and changes, ethical issues, and successful aging through interdisciplinary health promotion and risk reduction strategies. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing program
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.
3. NUR420 Family Nursing Roles 3 NUR420 Notes
Description: Explores roles of nurses working with families, including application of theories to understand how families function and cope with stress. Emphasizes family assessment, health promotion and role of genomics. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: NUR 330 and 390W
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.
4. NUR424 Manager Of Care Health Syst 3 NUR424 Notes
Description: Manager of Care/Health Care Systems provides the student with knowledge and skills to manage care across the continuum, with information technology for quality outcomes within the current health care delivery system. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: NUR 390W
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must be admitted to program for enrollment.
Submit graduation application.
Contact an advisor to submit pre-project application. You must have a completed associate degree and a valid RN license.
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. NUR427 Public Health Nursing 5 NUR427 Notes
Description: Provides a foundation for developing and implementing public health promotion and disease prevention strategies for populations and communities within the context of a global society. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: NUR 350, NUR 350L Corequisite: NUR 427L
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Must have completed associate degree, RN license, and pre-project documentation.
2. NUR450C Nursing Leadership 3 NUR450C Notes
Description: This capstone course will provide students with the opportunity to synthesize leadership principles into the baccalaureate role in nursing. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: NUR 335 or NUR 350 or NUR 420
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Should be taken concurrently with NUR 408.
Must have completed associate degree, RN license, and pre-project documentation.
3. NUR408 Field Work Experience 2 NUR408 Notes
Description: Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Department consent required. Pass-fail or Letter grade. May be repeated for credit. Corequisite: NUR 450C
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Notes: Should be taken concurrently with NUR 450C.
Must have completed associate degree, RN license, and pre-project documentation.

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units) STA 270 (3)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) Student Choice (3)

Program Information

This progression plan assumes completion of or enrollment in a regionally accredited associate degree in Nursing including an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or completion of all liberal studies requirements.  It also assumes completion of the following pre-professional courses as part of the associatedegree in Nursing: Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Nutrition, General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Fundemental Chemistry or General Biology.

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses. 

For a full description of degree requirements, review the university catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your degree progress report.

Some courses may have pre-requisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or pre-requisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan. 

Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.

For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.