2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University

Major in Nursing - Traditional Program of Studies


Freshman Year Hours
First Semester    
    GND 1050, Computer Proficiency, Level 1 0  
    GND 1015, Freshmen Seminar 3  
    ENG 1010, First Year Writing 3  
    BIO 1010 , Biological Science 4  
    PSY 1200, Introduction to Psychological Science 4  
    COM 1100, Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3  
    17
Second Semester
    BIO 2230, Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4  
    SOC 1010, Introduction to Sociology 3  
    PSY 2800, Life-Span Development (3)
or SWK 2250, Hum. Behavior & Social Environ.(3)
3  
    Religion (1000 level) 3  
    Fine Arts 3  
    Wellness 1  
    17
 
Sophomore Year Hours
Third Semester    
    BIO 2240, Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4  
    Social Science course 3  
    MTH 1020,1080, or CSC 1020 3  
    NUR 2040, Health Assessment 3  
    NUR 2100, Nutrition for Health Care 3  
    16
Fourth Semester    
    General Elective 3  
    PSY 3210 Abnormal Psychology 3  
    NUR 2240, Pathophysiology 3  
    NUR 2410, Introduction to Nursing 5  
    Wellness X 2 2  
    16
 
Junior Year Hours
Fifth Semester    
    XXX 3015, Junior Cornerstone Seminar 0  
    Religion (3000 level) 3  
    Humanities Elective 3  
    NUR 3000, Professional Nursing II 2  
    NUR 3140, Pharmacology 3  
    NUR 3210, Adult Health Nursing I 5  
    16
Sixth Semester    
    ENG 3010, Junior Advanced Writing 3  
    Elective

3

 
    NUR 3410, Mental Health Nursing Concepts 5  
    NUR 3850, Scientific Inquiry 3  
    Elective (** Students that took or transferred in PSY 1100 must take one credit hour in an elective to meet the required 128 hours for graduation) 0**  
    14
 
Senior Year Hours
Seventh Semester    
    NUR 4210, Family Nursing:Childbearing    5  
    NUR 4310, Family Nursing: Infant to Adolescent 5  
    NUR 4500, Family Nursing: The Aging Adult     2  
    NUR 4510, Community Health Nursing 5  
    17
Eighth Semester    
    NUR 4015, Senior Nursing Capstone 3  
    NUR 4410, Adult Health Nursing II 5  
    NUR 4610, Leadership and Management in Nursing 5  
    NUR 4710, Senior Practicum 2  
    15
                Credits for non-nursing courses 64  
                Credits for Nursing courses 64  
Total   128


1 RNs, LPNs or students transferring baccalaureate nursing courses.

Note: The last 32 hours of course work must be completed at Belmont University.
Note: Consent of Nursing Admission and Progression committee is required if a student desires to alter the Program of Studies.

Nursing students electing to pursue a minor must officially declare the minor. Upon completion of the minor, the 6-7 hours of free electives in the nursing curriculum will be waived. If the minor is not completed any hours earned toward the minor will apply to the free electives requirement to meet degree requirements.