Seven Semester Part-Time Option Curriculum - BSN
  • Required General Education Courses: 66 credits
  • Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or course equivalency prior to enrollment in the Seven Semester Part-Time option: 2 credits
  • Nursing courses: 56 credit hours

Curriculum - General Education 

A minimum of 66 semester hours in required general education coursework must be completed prior to enrollment at Allen College.  Students attend a regionally accredited institution of their choice to complete the general education courses. 

Humanities: (15 credits)

  • Intermediate Written Communication (3 credit hours)
  • Oral Communications (3 credit hours)
  • Humanities Electives (9 credit hours) Defined by Allen College as Art, Music, Theatre, Dance, English, Foreign Language, Philosophy, History, Cultures, Civilization, Literature, Religion, Economics and Communication Arts.

Social Sciences: (15 credits)

  • Sociology (3 credit hours)
  • Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • Lifespan Growth & Development* (3 credit hours)
  • Social Science Electives (6 credit hours) Defined by Allen College as Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology 

Natural Sciences, Nutrition and Math: (18 credit hours)

  • Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab* (3-4 credit hours)
  • Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab* (3-4 credit hours)
  • Introduction to Chemistry with Lab* (3-4 credit hours)
  • Microbiology with Lab* (3 credit hours)
  • Nutrition* (2-3 credit hours)
  • Introduction to Statistics* (3-4 credit hours)

Foundation Electives: (18 credit hours)

  • Diversity Elective (3 credit hours)
  • Other Elective Courses (15 credit hours)

NOTE: Applicants must complete a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or course equivalency (2 credits) prior to enrollment in the Seven Semester Part-Time option. 

*Applicants already holding a baccalaureate degree must complete only these general education courses before beginning the Seven Semester Part-Time option.

Curriculum - Nursing 
Courses will be taken with other pre-licensure students

Fall Semester

  • NUL 273 Professionalism & Communication in Nursing - 3 credit hours (theory)
  • NUL 280 Health Assessment - 3 credit hours (2 theory /1 lab)
  • NUL 290 Pathophysiology - 4 credit hours (theory)

Spring Semester

  • NUL 320 Pharmacology - 3 credit hours (theory)
  • NUA 335 Fundamentals of Clinical Nursing - 6 credit hours (3 theory /3 lab & clinical)

Summer Semester

  • NUL 350 Nursing Care of Adults - 4 credit hours (2 theory /2 clinical)
  • NUL 360 Nursing Care of Mental Health Clients - 4 credit hours (2 theory /2 clinical)

Fall Semester

  • NUL 370 Nursing Care of Childbearing Families - 4 credit hours (2 theory /2 clinical)
  • NUL 380 Introduction to Nursing Research - 3 credit hours (theory)

Spring Semester

  • NUL 400 Nursing Care of the Older Adult - 3 credit hours (2 theory /1 clinical)
  • NUL 410 Nursing Care of Childrearing Families - 3 credit hours (2 theory /1 clinical)
  • NUL 420 Professional Issues & Trends - 3 credit hours (theory)

Summer Semester

  • NUL 460 Nursing Leadership - 3 Credit hours (theory)
  • NUA 485 Nursing Care of the Adult Client II - 2 credit hours (theory)

Fall Semester

  • NUL 450 Nursing Care of Community as Client - 4 credit hours (2 theory /2 clinical)
  • NUL 485C Nursing Care of the Adult Client II - 3 credit hours (clinical)
  • NUL 499 NCLEX Readiness - 1 credit hour (theory)

             57 total nursing credits