Nursing - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Four-Year Curriculum Plan Courses
A grade of C- or better is required for all courses in the curriculum. Students must also complete six elective credits from the Part III Viewing a Wider World general education category.
Math basic academic skills requirement must be satisfied.
|A ST 311||Statistical Applications||3|
|or STAT 251G||Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences|
|BIOL 211G||Cellular and Organismal Biology||3|
|or BIOL 377||Cell Biology|
|BIOL 211GL||Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory||1|
|BIOL 219||Public Health Microbiology||3|
|or BIOL 311||General Microbiology|
|or BIOL 221||Introductory Microbiology|
|BIOL 311 L||General Microbiology Laboratory||2|
|or BIOL 221 L||Introductory Microbiology Laboratory|
|BIOL 253||Human Anatomy||4|
|or BIOL 225||Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
|or BIOL 353||Pre-Professional Human Anatomy|
|or SP M 271||Anatomy & Physiology I|
|BIOL 254||Human Physiology||3|
|or BIOL 226||Human Anatomy and Physiology II|
|or BIOL 354||Physiology of Humans|
|or SP M 371||Anatomy and Physiology II|
|C EP 110G||Human Growth and Behavior||3|
|or PSY 350||Developmental Psychology: Conception through Childhood|
|or PSY 351||Developmental Psychology: Adolescence through Old Age|
|HNDS 251||Human Nutrition||3|
|MATH 121G||College Algebra||3|
|or MATH 142G||Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences|
|or MATH 190G||Trigonometry and Precalculus|
|or MATH 191G||Calculus and Analytic Geometry I|
|or MATH 192G||Calculus and Analytic Geometry II|
|PSY 201G||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Select one from the following:||4|
|Principles and Applications of Chemistry||4|
or CHEM 115
|Principles of Chemistry I|
|General Chemistry I||4|
|General Chemistry II||4|
Communications Area I
Math Area II (counted in department)
Science Area III (counted in department)
Social/Behavior Science Area IV (3 credits counted in department)
Humanities Area V
|Select 6 credits from VWW (from specified list)||6|
|Nursing Courses 1|
|Introduction to Nursing Concepts||3|
|Principals of Nursing Practice||4|
|Human Pathophysiology Foundation for Nursing||4|
or BIOL 227
| Human Pathophysiology I|
and Pathophysiology II
|Evidence Based Practice||3|
|Health and Illness Concepts I||3|
|Health Care Participant||3|
|Assessment and Health Promotion||4|
|Health and Illness Concepts II||3|
|Professional Nursing Concepts I||3|
|Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions||4|
|Health and Illness Concepts III||4|
|Clinical Intensive I||4|
|Clinical Intensive II||4|
|Professional Nursing Concepts II||3|
|Clinical Intensive III||4|
Formal Acceptance required before taking NURSING courses. The NMSU School of Nursing participates in the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium. The nursing curriculum offered is the NMNEC Statewide Curriculum Plan.
Note: A grade of C- or better is required for all courses in the curriculum. You must also complete 6 elective credits from the Part III Viewing a Wider World general education category.
- An applicant who is not a U.S. citizen or who has been convicted of a felony is advised to contact the appropriate State Board of Nursing regarding eligibility for licensure.
- Clinical clearances are required for all students prior to admission and concurrent with each semester of studies. These include: current immunizations; background screening; drug testing; individual health insurance coverage; current CPR status; various health agency orientations, as well as other requirements mandated by clinical affiliation agreements. Failure to complete and provide documentation within timelines established by the School of Nursing may prevent admission to/or continuation within the nursing program.
- Students are required to make a satisfactory score on nationally-normed, standardized tests before application. In the last semester of the curriculum, students are required to take a comprehensive/ standardized exam and to make a satisfactory score on this exam prior to their final clinical experience.
- Newly admitted students are required to attend an orientation session which occurs prior to the start of classes for their first nursing semester.
- School-wide activities begin 1-3 days prior to the start of classes. Attendance is require.