ABSN Curriculum

Spanning four semesters, our 16-month accelerated nursing program requires you to complete 67 credit hours, including online courses led by our esteemed School of Nursing professors, hands-on learning at our high-tech nursing site and clinical practice at premier local health care facilities.

Because our ABSN curriculum is based on a blended learning model, you can expect to graduate with a strong academic foundation as well as the clinical preparedness required to take the NCLEX-RN.

The program’s online courses provide exposure to concepts such as cultural diversity, nursing informatics and evidence-based practice so you can perform effectively in today’s dynamic health care environments.

Clinical experiences cover the following areas:

  • Adult Health
  • Obstetrics and Women’s Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Acute and Critical Care
  • Public Health
  • Health Management and Leadership

In keeping with our commitment to experiential learning, these immersive clinical rotations prepare you to put ideas into action and grow as an innovative problem solver through work, research, study and service.

ABSN Curriculum by Semester

Semester 1

Credits

NRSG 2001

Foundation of Professional Nursing Practice

2

NRSG 2220

Nursing Health Assessment and Fundamental Nursing Skills

3

NRSG 2221

Lab for NRSG 2220

1

NRSG 2359

Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmaceutical Interventions for Nursing Practice

6

NRSG 3302

Nursing with Women and Families

3

NRSG 3303

Clinical for NRSG 3302

2

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester 2

Credits

NRSG 2210

Influences on Health and Illness: a Nursing Perspective

3

NRSG 3320

Nursing Care of Adults I

4

NRSG 3321

Clinical for NRSG 3320

2

NRSG 3400

Nursing and the Promotion of Mental Health

3

NRSG 3401

Clinical for NRSG 3400

2

NRSG 3323

Advanced Assessment and Interventions

1

NRSG 3324

Lab for NRSG 3323

1

Total Credit Hours

16

Semester 3

Credits

NRSG 3420

Nursing Care of Adults II

4

NRSG 3421

Clinical for NRSG 3420

2

NRSG 4502

Nursing Care of the Child

4

NRSG 4503

Clinical for NRSG 4502

2

HLTH 5450

Healthcare Research

4

Total Credit Hours

16

Semester 4

Credits

NRSG 4995

Comprehensive Nursing Practicum

3

NRSG 4996

Practicum for NRSG 4995

2

NRSG 4604

Public Health Community Nursing

3

NRSG 4605

Clinical for NRSG 4604

2

NRSG 2150

Ethical Healthcare Integrating Genetics and Genomics

4

NRSG 4610

Managing and Leading in Nursing

4

Total Credit Hours

18

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