Typical 4-year Program of Study

Degree Requirements

Credits: minimum of 180 credits
Credits in major: 137 
GPA cumulative minimum: 2.75
GPA major minimum: 3.0

BSN 4-Year Program of Study

Curriculum Notes

  • Major prerequisite courses for all BSN nursing students must be completed before the nursing course sequence begins (Winter Quarter of Sophomore year).
  • Students must earn a C (2.0) or better in all nursing and prerequisite courses.
  • Students are expected to be available the first day of the quarter through the last day of finals week.
  • Clinical placements will be made by the undergraduate clinical placement team.
  • Your personal program may vary from this due to prior educational experience or individual goals. The example below assumes you have completed no degree requirements. 
  • For complete information on courses, prerequisites, etc, use this information in conjunction with the online catalog (Seattle University Course Catalog) for the current year.

*Indicates prerequisite courses used in calculating your nursing major GPA.

Freshman

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
UCOR 1XXX (5)
BIOL 1100 Principles of Cell Biology (5)*
CHEM 1200 Chemistry of Life (5)*
UCOR 1XXX (5)
BIOL 1200 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (5)*
MATH 1010 or higher (5)*
PSYC 1200 Intro to Psychology (5)*
BIOL 1210 Nursing Anatomy and Physiology II (5)*
BIOL 2220 Principles of Microbiology with lab (5)*
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Sophomore

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
UCOR 1XXX (5)
NURS 2520 Health Care in the 21st Century (3)*
NURS 3705 Nutrition for Health Promotions (2)*
PSYC 3220 Growth and Development (5)*
UCOR 1XXX (5)
NURS 3405 Health Assessment and Interventions (5)
NURS 3205 Pathophysiology (5)
UCOR 2XXX (5)
NURS 3305 Intro to Pharmacology (5)
NURS 3190 Promoting Health of Older Adults-Theory (2)
NURS 3191 Promoting Health of Older Adults-Clinical (3)
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Junior

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
UCOR 2XXX (5)
NURS 3390 Promoting Mental Health-Theory (5) -OR-
NURS 3590
 Promoting Reproductive Health-Theory (5)
NURS 3391 Promoting Mental Health-Clinical (5) -OR-
NURS 3591
 Promoting Reproductive Health-Clinical (5)
NURS 4401 Population Health Internship I (1)
NURS 3520 Statistics and Research for Evidence-Based Practice (5)
NURS 3390 Promoting Mental Health-Theory (5) -OR-
NURS 3590
 Promoting Reproductive Health-Theory (5)
NURS 3391 Promoting Mental Health-Clinical (5) -OR-
NURS 3591
 Promoting Reproductive Health-Clinical (5)
NURS 4402 Population Health Internship II (1)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
NURS 4403 Population Health Intership III (1)
NURS 4590 Promoting Health of Populations and Communities-Theory (4)
Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 15

Senior

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
UCOR 2XXX (5)
NURS 4190 Promoting Health of Children and Families-Theory (5)
-OR-
NURS 4390
 Promoting Health of Adults-Theory (5)
NURS 4191 Promoting Health of Children and Families-Clinical (5)
-OR-
NURS 4391
 Promoting Health of Adults-Clinical (5)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
NURS 4190 Promoting Health of Children and Families-Theory (5)
-OR-
NURS 4390
 Promoting Health of Adults-Theory (5)
NURS 4191 Promoting Health of Children and Families-Clinical (5)
-OR-
NURS 4391
 Promoting Health of Adults-Clinical (5)
NURS 4520 Senior Synthesis: Leadership for Health Equity (5)
NURS 4790 Transition to Professional Practice (2)
NURS 4791 Senior Practicum (6)
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 13

Core Module I Requirements

  • UCOR 1100 Academic Writing Seminar
  • UCOR 1300 Creative Expression and Interpretation
  • UCOR 1400 Inquiry Seminar in the Humanities
  • UCOR 1600 Inquiry Seminar in the Social Sciences

Core Module II Requirements

  • UCOR 2100 Theological Exploration (pre-req to UCOR 3100)
  • UCOR 2500 Philosophy of the Human Person (pre-req to UCOR 2920)
  • UCOR 2920 Ethical Reasoning (Health Care Ethics)

Core Module III Requirements

  • UCOR 3100 Religion in a Global Context
  • UCOR 3400 Humanities and Global Challenges
  • UCOR 3600 Social Sciences and Global Challenges -OR- UCOR 3800 Natural Sciences and Global Challenges

Work closely with your academic advisor to plan your program of study and the other co-curricular components of your educational plan.

Rev. 04/14/21

Advising

College of Nursing Advising Contact Information: CONadvising@seattleu.edu