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Prescribed non-nursing courses for the nursing major

Course number Title Credits Hours
BIO 101 Introduction to Biology 4
BIO 204 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 205 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 301 Microbiology 4
BIO 303 Human Pathology/Medical Terminology 4
BIO 313 Pharmacology 4
PHL 210 Ethics 3
PSY 110
or
PSY 120
Psychology as a Social Science
 
Psychology as a Natural Science
3
 
4
PSY 205 Developmental Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3

 

General Education Requirements

Course number Title Credits Hours
CH 103 Chemistry for the Life Sciences 4
ENG 111 Introduction to Writing and Research 3
ENG 112 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 200 Reading 3
MTH 103 Principles of Mathematics or higher 3
MTH 160 Statistics 3
XXX HIS, POS, ECO, CRJ, Culture or Language 3
XXX TH, MUS, ART or LIT 3
XXX TH, MUS, ART or LIT 3



Required Courses for entry-into-practice

Course number Title Credits Hours
NUR 207 Basics of Nursing: Principles, Concepts, and Application 4
NUR 208 Basics of Nursing: Skills 1
NUR 313 Health Assessment and Promotion of the Adult 3
NUR 314 Nursing Care of the Adult and Family I 5
NUR 316 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 4
NUR 317 Nursing Care of the Woman and Family 4
NUR 318 Dimensions of Nursing in an Information and Technology Age 3
NUR 319 Nursing Care of the Adult and Family II 5
NUR 315 Intermediate Nursing Skills 1
NUR 419 Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Technologies 2
NUR 415 Nursing Research in an Information and Technology Age 3
NUR 416 Nursing Care of the Child and Family 4
NUR 417 Dimensions of Nursing Leadership in an Information and Technology Age 3
NUR 418 Nursing Care of the Adult and Family III 5
NUR 420 Population Focused Nursing Care 5
NUR 421 Professional Nursing Role Enhancement 5
NUR XXX Nursing elective - requires prior approval from the Nurse Education department 3-4



Four-Year Sample Curriculum

Semester 1
Fall
Semester 2
Spring
Semester 3
Fall
Semester 4
Spring
Semester 5
Fall
Semester 6
Spring
Semester 7
Fall
Semester 8
Spring

BIO 101
Introduction to Biology

CH 103 (ø)
Chemistry for the Life Sciences

BIO 205
Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIO 301
Microbiology

BIO 313 (ø)
Pharmacology

NUR 316
Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing

NUR 415
Nursing Research in an Information and Technology Age

NUR 420
Population Focused Nursing Care

4 cr. (D3,L1) 4 cr. (D3,L1) 4 cr.(D3,L1) 4 cr. (D3,L1) 4 cr. (D3,L1) 4 cr.
Didactic - 3cr.
Clinical - 1cr.
3 cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
5 cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
Clinical - 2 cr.

IDS 101
Student Success Seminar

IDS 200 (ø)
Reading Seminar

PSY 205
Developmental Psychology

BIO 303 (ø)
Human Pathology/ Medical Terminology

MTH 160
Statistics

NUR 317
Nursing Care of the Woman and Family

NUR 416 (ø)
Nursing Care of the Child and Family

Nursing Elective

1 cr.
Waived if transfer of minimum 12 credits
3 cr. 3 cr. 4cr. (D3,L1) 3 cr. 4cr
Didactic 3 cr.
Clinical 1 cr.
4cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
Clinical - 1 cr.
Credit varies
3 cr. or 4cr.
multiple

PSY 110
Psychology as a Social Science
OR
PSY 120
Psychology as a Natural Science

BIO 204
Human Anatomy and Physiology I

SOC 101
Introduction to Sociology

PHL 210
Ethics

NUR 313
Health Assessment and Promotion of the Adult

NUR 318
Dimensions of Nursing in an Information and Technology Age

NUR 417
Dimensions of Nursing Leadership in an Information and Technology Age

NUR 421
Professional Nursing Role Enhancement

3 cr. or 4 cr. 4 cr.(D3,L1) 3 cr. 3 cr. 3 cr.
Didactic 2 cr.
Lab 1 credit
3 cr.
Didactic -3cr.
3 cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
5cr.
Didactic - 2 cr.
Clinical 3 cr.

ENG 111
Introduction to Writing and Research

ENG 112
Introduction to Literature

HIS, POS, ECO, CRJ,
Culture or Language

NUR 207
Basics of Nursing: Principles, Concepts, and Application

NUR 314
Nursing Care of the Adult and Family I

NUR 319
Nursing Care of the Adult and Family II

NUR 418 (ø)
Nursing Care of the Adult and Family III

 
3 cr. 3 cr. 3 cr.
multiple
4cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
Clinical - 1 cr.
5cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
Clinical 2 cr.
5cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
Clinical 2 cr.
5cr.
Didactic - 3 cr.
Clinical - 2 cr.
 

MTH 103
Principles of Mathematics or a higher level math course based upon the results from the Math Placement test

TH, MUS, ART, LIT

TH, MUS, ART, LIT

NUR 208
Basics of Nursing: Skills
Lab

NUR 315
Intermediate Nursing Skills
Lab

 

NUR 419 (†)
Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Technologies

 
3cr. 3 cr.
multiple
3 cr
multiple
1 cr. 1 cr.   2 cr.  
Total Credits
14 or 15
(14 or 14/1)

17
(15/2)

16
(15/1)

16
(12/4)

16
(11/5)

16
(12/4)

17
(14/3)

13
(8/5)


Legend
(ø) = this course must be taken at Averett University.

Various courses in the nursing curriculum have a clinical component which requires the student to care for patients and function as a healthcare team member in a healthcare setting.

Current clinical sites include: Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville, VA; Medical Facilities Of America, Inc., Danville, VA; Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute, Danville, VA; Roman Eagle Memorial Home, Danville, VA; Morehead Hospital of Eden, Eden, NC; Moses Cone Memorial Hospital of Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.

 
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