Academic Requirements

Prerequisite and General Education Requirements

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

BIO 221: Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 222: Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

CHEM 130 Chemistry for Health Sciences
(or CHEM 120 Intro. Chemistry)

4

ENG 105: The Art of Writing

4

WES 100: Wesleyan Seminar I

4

WES 200: Wesleyan Seminar II

4

WES 300: Wesleyan Seminar III

4

PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology I

4

PSY 205: Lifespan Developmental Psychology OR SW 336: Lifespan Development and Behavior

4

PHIL 321: Ethics and Health Care

4

MATH 210: Introductory Statistics

4

SOC 351: Medical Sociology

4

BIO 202: Human Nutrition

4

BIO 201: Introductory Microbiology

4

Creative Arts Elective

4

Total Hours Required at VWU:

60

Major Requirements: Nursing

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

NUR 221: Foundations of Nursing

5

NUR 222: Application of Foundational Skills

3

NUR 214: Health Assessment

4

NUR 215: Pathophysiology

3

NUR 311: Pharmacology

3

NUR 351: Nursing Care of Acute Illness Throughout the Lifespan

6

NUR 352: Clinical Management of Acute Illness Throughout the Lifespan

3

NUR 353: Nursing Care of the Maternal/Newborn Patient

3

NUR 354: Clinical Management of the Maternal/Newborn Patient

1

NUR 355: Professional Nursing

3

NUR 361: Nursing Care of Chronic Illness Through the Lifespan

6

NUR 362 Clinical Management of Chronic Illness Through the Lifespan

3

NUR 409: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

3

NUR 415: Nursing Leadership and Management

3

NUR 416: Preceptorship

5

NUR 431: Issues and Trends in Nursing

4

Nursing Elective

3

Total Hours Required at Sentara:

71

Total Hours Required for the BSN

131

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