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Catalog 2004-2005
Nursing (BSN)
Requirements of the Major
School of Theoretical and Applied Science
Course Descriptions Convener: Kathy Burke

Requirement of the Major: Students must earn 129 credits, meet general education and major requirements.
 
RN/BSN CURRICULUM  
PREREQUISITES TO THE MAJOR  
Professional Core (granted to diploma graduites upon completion of SNUR 311, 314) 30 crs.
SPSY/MPSY 242 Statistics or equivalent 3 crs.
UPPER LEVEL NURSING COURSES   
SNUR 311 Theory and Practice in Professional Nursing 3 crs.
SNUR 312 Nursing Informatics 4 crs.
SNUR 314 Comprehensive Heath Assessment 3 crs.
SNUR 316 Adaptations and Alterations in Body Function 3 crs.
SNUR 317 Pharmacology 2 crs.
SNUR 411 Environmental and Occupational Health 4 crs.
SNUR 412 Research Applications in Nursing Practice 3 crs.
SNUR 415 Patterns of Community Health* 6 crs.
SNUR 418 Nursing Care Delivery Systems* 6 crs.
Approved Nursing Elective 2 crs.

  Minimum 69 crs.


*Courses offered at Ramapo College of New Jersey with clinical experiences offered at nearby facilities. Students are expected to provide their own transportation.
GENERIC CURRICULUM  
Requirement of the Major: Students must earn 129 credits, meet general education and major requirements.
PREREQUISITES TO THE MAJOR:  
Science and Social Science Courses  
MPSY/SPSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 crs.
MPSY/SPSY 242 Statistics 3 crs.
SCHM 115/120 Principles of Chemistry I and II 8 crs.
SBIO 211 Microbiology 4 crs.
SBIO 213/215 Anatomy and Physiology I and II 8 crs.
Nursing Prerequisite  
SNUR 125 Foundations of Nursing 8 crs.
NURSING COURSES*  
SNUR 125 Foundations of Nursing as above
SNUR 130 Introduction to Pharmacology 3 crs.
SNUR 135 Clinical Decision Making 5 crs.
SNUR 220 Pathophysiology 3 crs.
SNUR 230 Patterns of Mental Health 4 crs.
SNUR 260 Patterns of the Child Caring Family 4 crs.
SNUR 340 Patterns of Adult Health 8 crs.
SNUR 350 Patterns of the Child Bearing Family 4 crs.
SNUR 410 Environmental Health 3 crs.
SNUR 412 Research Applications in Nursing Practice 3 crs.
SNUR 415 Patterns of Communty Health 6 crs.
SNUR 416 Transition to the Professional Role 5 crs.
SNUR 418 Nursing Care Delivery Systems 6 crs.

  Minimum: 88 crs.

*Courses offered at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Note: Matriculated students in the Joint BSN Program may apply for the College Honors Program. In this program, students may take two courses at the MSN Program. In this program, students may take two (2) courses at the MSN level (Nursing Science and Research and Advanced Physiology) which would be included on the BSN transcript as transfer credits.

Required grades in nursing courses and progression criteria are determined by the UMDNJ SN faculty and are printed in the UMDNJ SN Catalog.

TAS School Core Requirements


Science in Cultural Perspectives (SCP) 6 crs.



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