Sample Schedule

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The BSN program consists of a minimum of two years of intensive study in a set curriculum. Coursework is a blend of didactic (classroom/lab) instruction and clinical experiences, during which you'll learn in real healthcare settings. Below is a sample full-time traditional BSN schedule. The sequence of 300-level clinical courses will vary depending on the degree plan you develop with your College of Nursing advisor.

1st Term: Fall, Year 1

COURSE NAME COURSE # SEMESTER HOURS
Professional Nursing 1 NURS 204 4
Health Assessment and Communication NURS 212 3
Foundations of Nursing NURS 221 6
Concepts in Pathophysiology & Pharmacology NURS 223 4
Total 17

2nd Term: Spring, Year 1

COURSE NAME COURSE # SEMESTER HOURS
Professional Nursing 2 NURS 254 3
Concepts in Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 2 NURS 233 3
Nursing Care of Adults Across the Life Span NURS 321 7
Nursing Care in Mental and Behavioral Health NURS 351 4
Total 17

3rd Term: Fall, Year 2

COURSE NAME COURSE # SEMESTER HOURS
Professional Nursing 3 NURS 304 4
Integrative Practice Experience NURS 377 2
Nursing Care of Children and Families -and/or- Nursing Care of Childbearing Women and Families NURS 341 -and/or- NURS 331 4
Nursing Care of Populations (BSN) -and/or- Acute Care Nursing and Care Management NURS 361 -and/or- NURS 371 4
Total 14

4th Term: Spring, Year 2

COURSE NAME COURSE # SEMESTER HOURS
Professional Nursing 4 NURS 354 4
Senior Nursing Seminar NURS 387 3
Nursing Care of Children and Families -or- Nursing Care of Childbearing Women and Families NURS 341 -or- NURS 331 4
Nursing Care of Populations (BSN) -or- Acute Care Nursing and Care Management NURS 361 -or- NURS 371 4
Total 15
GRAND TOTAL 63

View course descriptions in the UIC Catalog