Curriculum

The BSN Program at Emory & Henry College is a competitive 125 credit hours.  Grounded in the Liberal Arts, the E&H BSN curriculum prepares nurses to be dynamic professionals.

Suggested Curriculum Plan

Fall 1

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

ENGL 101*

Writing

3

BIOL/CHEM 100

Intro to Biology & Chemistry

3

CORE 100

Self: The Individual

3

 

Language 1

RELG 1XX

Religion

3

   

16 credit hours

Spring 1

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIOL 120

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

PSYC 102

Intro to Psychology (Social Science Core)

3

CHEM 125

Introduction to General, Organic & Physical Chemistry

3

  Language 2

CORE 103

Lifetime Wellness

1

HHP 1XX/HHP 1XX

Activity Courses (2)

1

   

16 credit hours

Summer 1

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

PSYC 231

Lifespan Psychology (CORE 200: Society) 

3

   

3 credit hours

Fall 2

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIOL 121

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIOL 232

Microbiology & Lab 

4

NURS 206

Global Issues in Healthcare (CORE 300: World)

3

STAT 161, 162, or 163

Statistics

4
     
   

15 credit hours

Spring 2

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 400

Pathophysiology

3

NURS 401

Health Assessment

3

NURS 203

Fundamentals in Nursing & Health Assessment

5

 

Creative Arts Core

3
   

14 credit hours

Summer 2

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 204

Healthcare of the Older Adult

5

NURS 302

Pharmacology I

3

   

8 credit hours

Fall 3

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 300

Nursing Ethics (Humanities Core) 

3

NURS 304

Medical-Surgical Nursing I

5

NURS 305

Psychiatric Nursing

5

NURS 402

Informatics & Technology

3

   

16 credit hours

Spring 3

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 303

Pharmacology II

3

NURS 306

Maternal Child & Women’s Health

5

NURS 307

Pediatric Nursing

5

NURS 403

Evidence-Based Practice & Nursing Research

3

   

16 credit hours

Summer 3

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 4

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 409

Medical-Surgical Nursing II

5

NURS 411

Population & Rural Health Nursing

5

NURS 405

Healthcare Policy & Finance

3

   

13 credit hours

Spring 4

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NURS 413

Professional Leadership Capstone

5

  International Exploration 3-4
  Elective(s)  
    8+ credit hours
 

Total

125 credit hours

*Some students may need to take ENGL 100 prior to ENGL 101. 

Pre-Admission coursework (Fall 1, Spring 1, Fall 2) may be taken in a different order than what is shown. 

Students may elect to take some additional pre-admission or core curriculum courses during the summer or winter terms, as well.

Transfer credits can apply to prerequisite or college requirements but not Nursing courses.

Emory & Henry College is CCNE accredited.

Program application occurs during the second fall semester. 

  • Admission to Emory & Henry as a first-year or pre-nursing student does not guarantee admission to the BSN-nursing major until all criteria have been met. 
  • Admission into the pre-licensure BSN program occurs yearly and is competitive. 

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67
  • Score of 65% of higher on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
  • Submission of the BSN program application (due September 15 for consideration for spring admission to the program)
  • Interveiw with School of Nursing faculty
  • Submission of signed Technical Standards form
  • Current American Health Associaion (AHA) CPR for healthcare providers certification
  • Criminal background check, Drug Screen, verification of Immunizations
  • Completion of, or current enrollment in, the required nursing prerequisite courses
    • BIOL/CHEM 100- Introduction to Biology & Chemistry
    • BIOL 120- Human Anatomy & Physiology I
    • BIOL 121- Human Anatomy & Physiology II
    • BIOL 232- General Microbiology 
    • CHEM 125- Introduction to Chemistry
    • PSYC 102- Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science
    • PSYC 231- Lifespan Development 

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