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Conditional Admission Sample Curriculum

Sample Curriculum - Fall Entry-Freshman Year

Fall 2019
BIOL 205**Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 semester credits)
PSYC 101**Introduction to Psychology (4 semester credits)
WRIT 101 Freshman Writing Seminar (4 semester credits)
PHED 100Personalized Fitness (1 semester credit), may also be taken Spring of freshman year
ELECTIVEElect to take: (1) no additional classes (recommended), or (2) any available 1-4 credit class(es) of your choosing
January 2020
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
or FYEP190, a Freshman Inquiry Seminar (preferably also meeting a general education requirement)
PHEDPhysical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)
Spring 2020
BIOL 206**Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 semester credits)
CHEM 105**Chemistry of Life (4 semester credits)
PSYC 320** or STAT231**Development Across the Lifespan (4 sem. credits) or Introductory Statistics (4 sem. credits)
FYEP 190 Freshman Inquiry Seminar (4 semester credits) or WRIT101, if not taken Fall or January of freshman year
or one class toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
PHEDPhysical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)

Fall Entry - Sophomore Year - Start of 3-Year Nursing Major

Fall 2020
NURS 220Nursing Competencies I (4 semester credits)
BIOL 201**Introductory Microbiology (4 semester credits)
STAT 231** or PSYC 320**Introductory Statistics (4 sem. credits) or Development Across the Lifespan (4 sem. credits)
General Ed***One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
January 2021
General Ed***One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits) on campus or Study Away
Spring 2021
NURS 260Professional Foundations I (4 semester credits)
NURS 270Health Assessment and Promotion (4 semester credits)
NURS 280Pathological Human Processes (4 semester credits)
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
PHEDPhysical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)

This curriculum presumes completion of all PLU Entrance Requirements. Prior to taking NURS220 (the start of the nursing major), all high school students admitted to the program must retain the offer of admission to nursing, achieve the required grades in all coursework during their freshman year. All pre- and co-requisite courses must be completed at PLU with a grade of B- or higher. All nursing (NURS) courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) to be considered successfully completed. Nursing courses are sequential and must be taken in the indicated order; successful completion of courses in each semester is prerequisite to enrollment in courses in the next. The School of Nursing may add, amend, delete or deviate from the above curriculum and apply such changes to registered and accepted students. General education and entrance requirements must be successfully completed before the BSN degree will be granted. First-year program requirements must be completed within the first year at PLU.

**Indicates a pre-or co-requisite course for the School of Nursing.

Fall Entry - Junior Year

Fall 2021
NURS 320Nursing Competencies II (2 semester credits)
NURS 330Pharmacology & Therapeutic Modalities (4 semester credits)
NURS 340Nursing Situations with Individuals/Adult Health I (4 semester credits)
NURS 350Nursing Situations with Individuals/Mental Health (4 semester credits)
January2022
NURS 370Nursing Situations with Families/Childbearing (OB) (4 semester credits), when offered or one class toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
Spring 2022
NURS 360Nursing Research and Informatics (4 semester credits)
NURS 365Culturally Congruent Healthcare (4 semester credits)
NURS 370Nursing Situations with Families/Childbearing (OB) (4 credits), if not taken January of Junior year or one class toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
NURS 380Nursing Situations with Families/Childrearing (Peds) (4 semester credits)

Fall Entry - Senior Year

Fall 2022
NURS 420Introduction to Leadership/Resource Management (4 semester credits)
NURS 430Nursing Situations with Communities (5 semester credits)
NURS 440Nursing Situations with Individuals/Adult Health II (4 semester credits)
NURS 441Nursing Situations Seminar (1 semester credit)
January 2023
General Ed***One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits) on campus or Study Away
Spring 2023
NURS 460Health Care Systems and Policy (2 semester credits)
NURS 480Professional Foundations II (2 semester credit)
NURS 499Nursing Synthesis (6 semester credits)
General Ed***One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)

*** All nursing majors must meet the PLU General Education requirements.  Students may take these in any order they wish, but all must be taken to meet graduation requirements. Some courses within the nursing major and pre-nursing sequence fulfill general education requirements; For more information on general education requirements, see http://www.plu.edu/general-education/.

Sample Curriculum - Spring Entry - Freshman Year

Fall 2020
BIOL 205** Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 semester credits)
PSYC 101**Introduction to Psychology (4 semester credits)
WRIT 101 Freshman Writing Seminar (4 semester credits)
PHED 100Personalized Fitness (1 semester credit), may also be taken Spring of freshman year
ELECTIVE Elect to take: (1) no additional classes (recommended), or (2) any available 1-4 credit class(es) of your choosing
January 2021
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits) or FYEP190, a Freshman Inquiry Seminar (preferably also meeting a general education requirement)
PHEDPhysical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)
Spring 2021
BIOL 206**Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 semester credits)
CHEM 105**Chemistry of Life (4 semester credits)
PSYC 320** or STAT 231** Development Across the Lifespan (4 sem. credits) or Introductory Statistics (4 sem. credits)
FYEP 190 Freshman Inquiry Seminar (4 semester credits) or WRIT101, if not taken Fall or January of freshman year or one class toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
PHEDPhysical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)

Spring Entry - Sophomore Year - Start of 3-Year Nursing Major

Fall 2021
BIOL 201 Introductory Microbiology (4 semester credits)
STAT231 or PSYC320Introductory Statistics (4 semester credits) or Development Across the Lifespan (4 sem. credits)
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
January 2022
General Ed**One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
Spring 2022
NURS 220Nursing Competencies I (4 semester credits)
BIOL 201 Introductory Microbiology (4 semester credits)
General Ed**One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
General Ed**One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)

This curriculum presumes completion of all PLU Entrance Requirements. Prior to taking NURS220 (the start of the nursing major), all high school students admitted to the program must retain the offer of admission to nursing, achieve the required grades in all coursework during their freshman year. All pre- and co-requisite courses must be completed at PLU with a grade of B- or higher. All nursing (NURS) courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) to be considered successfully completed. Nursing courses are sequential and must be taken in the indicated order; successful completion of courses in each semester is prerequisite to enrollment in courses in the next. The School of Nursing may add, amend, delete or deviate from the above curriculum and apply such changes to registered and accepted students. General education and entrance requirements must be successfully completed before the BSN degree will be granted. First-year program requirements must be completed within the first year at PLU.

**Indicates a pre-or co-requisite course for the School of Nursing.

Spring Entry - Junior Year

Fall 2022
NURS 260Professional Foundations I (4 semester credits)
NURS 270Health Assessment and Promotion (4 semester credits)
NURS 280Pathological Human Processes (4 semester credits)
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)
January 2023
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education
Spring 2023
NURS 320Nursing Competencies II (2 semester credits)
NURS 330Pharmacology & Therapeutic Modalities (4 semester credits)
NURS 340Nursing Situations with Individuals/Adult Health I (4 semester credits)
NURS 350Nursing Situations with Individuals/Mental Health (4 semester credits)
PHED Physical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)

Spring Entry - Senior Year

Fall 2023
NURS 360Nursing Research and Informatics (4 semester credits)
NURS 365Culturally Congruent Healthcare (4 semester credits)
NURS 370Nursing Situations with Families/Childbearing (OB) (4 credits)
NURS 380Nursing Situations with Families/Childrearing (Peds) (4 semester credits)
January 2024
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits) on campus or Study Away
Spring 2024
NURS 420Introduction to Leadership/Resource Management (4 semester credits)
NURS 430Nursing Situations with Communities (5 semester credits)
NURS 440 Nursing Situations with Individuals/Adult Health II (4 semester credits)
NURS 441Nursing Situations Seminar (1 semester credit)
PHED Physical Education Activity Class (1 semester credit)
Fall 2024
NURS 460Health Care Systems and Policy (2 semester credits)
NURS 480Professional Foundations II (2 semester credit)
NURS 499Nursing Synthesis (6 semester credits)
General Ed*** One course toward fulfillment of General Education Requirements (4 semester credits)

*** All nursing majors must meet the PLU General Education requirements.  Students may take these in any order they wish, but all must be taken to meet graduation requirements. Some courses within the nursing major and pre-nursing sequence fulfill general education requirements; For more information on general education requirements, see http://www.plu.edu/general-education/.