Sample Study Plan

Below are all of the required courses leading to a BSN degree. The timing and order of when these courses are taken will vary according to your entry option. Upon successful completion, graduates will be eligible to sit for the examination for licensure as a registered nurse (RN). The BSN program includes nursing, science, and liberal arts courses. The plan below is typical for a freshman entering the BSN program at the FPB School of Nursing. For the most current curriculum, check out our BSN Curriculum page.

YearFall Semester
First Foundations of the Discipline
First Foundations of the Practice
First Principles of Biology
First Anatomy and Physiology I
First SAGES University Seminar
Second Nursing Care of the Adult
Second Pharmacology
Second Aging in Health and Illness
Second Community Seminar II
Second SAGES University Seminar
Second Chemical Biology
Third Parents and Neonates/Children and Adolescents OR
Third Acute Care II/Critical Care
Third Basic Statistics
Third SAGES Departmental Seminar
Third Community Seminar V
Fourth Nursing Informatics
Fourth Public Health Nursing
Fourth Health in the Global Community: Global Health Practicum/Capstone
YearSpring Semester
First Nursing Informatics: Introduction
First Nursing Assessment
First Nutrition
First Community Seminar I
First Anatomy and Physiology II
First Molecular View of Biology
First SAGES University Seminar
Second Medical Microbiology
Second Psychiatric/Mental Health
Second Nursing Care of the Adult II
Second Community Seminar III
Third Parents and Neonates/Children and Adolescents OR
Third Acute Care II/Critical Care
Third Nursing Research
Third Nursing Informatics
Third Community Seminar V
Fourth Issues and Ethics in Health Care
Fourth Nursing Management
Fourth 1 of 4 Senior Preceptorships: Acute Care III OR
Concepts & Management in Geriatric Nursing OR
Nursing Care of Critically Ill Adults OR
Nursing Care of Critically Ill Neonates, Infants, and Children