Accelerated Nursing

Curriculum and Courses

Curriculum and Courses

Accelerated BSN courses are offered in a combination of online and face-to-face, on-campus classes that allow most students to complete their degree within 15 months.

Year 1

Fall Semester:

  • NURS 125 Foundations in Nursing
  • NURS 226 Health Assessment
  • NURS 227 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice
  • NURS 340 Nursing Research
  • BIOL 346 Pathophysiology 

Spring Semester:

  • NURS 230 Pharmacology
  • NURS 251 Introduction to Clinical Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • NURS 375 Nursing Care of Parents, Newborns and Children

Summer Semester:

  • NURS 351 Clinical Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • NURS 360 Mental Health and Family Nursing
  • NURS 430 Perspectives in Global Health and Nursing
  • NURS 460 Community Health Nursing

Year 2

Fall Semester:

  • NURS 451 Nursing Care of Adults with Complex Health Problems
  • NURS 486 Nursing Leadership and Management
  • NURS 487 Nursing Senior Capstone
  • PHIL 305 Biomedical Ethics

Nursing course descriptions available online at www.muskingum.edu/academics/nursing/courses

Prerequisite Courses

BIOL 121 Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credit hours)

BIOL 122 Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credit hours)

BIOL 305 Human Genetics (3 credit hours)

BIOL 312 Microbiology (4 credit hours)

CHEM 108 General, Biologic and Organic Chemistry (4 credit hours)

HLSC 231 Nutrition Across the Lifespan (3 credit hours)

PSYC 208 Lifespan Development (3 credit hours)

PSYC 232 Behavioral Statistics (3 credit hours)

Prerequisite course descriptions available online at www.muskingum.edu/catalog/course-descriptions 

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