Typical 4-year Program of Study

Degree Requirements

Credits: minimum of 180 credits
Credits in major: 130 
GPA cumulative minimum: 2.75 
GPA major minimum: 3.0

BSN 4-Year Program of Study 2018-2019

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.
    All clinical placements will be made by the undergraduate clinical placement team.
  • For complete information on courses, prerequisites, etc, use this information in conjunction with the online Catalog (http://catalog.seattleu.edu/) for the current year.

This example assumes you have completed no degree requirements. Your personal program may vary from this due to prior educational experience or individual goals.

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 (5)
MATH 1010: or higher (5)
PSYC 1200: Intro to Psychology (5)
BIOL 1210: Nursing Anatomy and Physiology II (5)
BIOL 2220: Microbiology (5)
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Sophomore

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
UCOR 1XXX (5)
PSYC 3220
: Growth and Development (5)
NURS 2520: Professional Nursing in the 21st Century (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 the Health of Older Adults-Theory (2)
NURS 3191: Promoting the Health of Older Adults-Clinical (3)
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Junior

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter

UCOR 2XXX (5)
NURS 3705: Nutrition for Health Promotion (2)
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 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)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
UCOR 3XXX (5) 
NURS 4590: Promoting the Health of Populations and Communities (5)
Total Credits: 17 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

Senior

Fall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
UCOR 2XXX (5)
NURS 4190: Promoting the Health of Children and Families-Theory (5)
-OR-
NURS 4390: Promoting the Health of Adults-Theory (5)
NURS 4191: Promoting the Health of Children and Families-Clinical (5)
-OR-
NURS 4391: Promoting the Health of Adults-Clinical (5)
UCOR 3XXX (5)
NURS 4190: Promoting the Health of Children and Families-Theory (5)
-OR-
NURS 4390: Promoting the Health of Adults-Theory (5)
NURS 4191: Promoting the Health of Children and Families-Clinical (5)
-OR-
NURS 4391: Promoting the 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
  • UCOR 2500 Philosophy of the Human Person
  • 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. 06/05/18

Advising

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

Note: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Seattle University is a direct-entry program and as such cannot accommodate changes of major into nursing by current Seattle University students.