TRADITIONAL BSN 

The Traditional BSN program is designed for students who want to pursue a career as a Registered Nurse. This four-year program welcomes students directly into the nursing program as freshmen.  Our highly respected, rigourous, and innovative  curriculum prepares students to become healthcare leaders after graduation.

Engaged Learning
A UD SON education includes service-learning, study abroad, community engagement, undergraduate research opportunities, and clinical experiences mentored by nurses in practice.

Simulation Resource Center
UD SON’s Simulation Resource Center builds in students the clinical and decision-making skills necessary to take on a variety of mentored clinical experiences in the surrounding region.

Community Participation
Transforming healthcare starts with transforming your community.  UD SON student organizations like Lori’s Hands give students the chance to make a positive impact, both on and off-campus. FOllow the link to learn more about how to get involved.

Honors Learning
For those students who want to dive deeper into their nursing education, UD SON offers the Nursing Honors program.  Follow the link to learn more.

Freshman Year Required Courses
Course Credits
Fall:

UNIV 101 (FYE) 
NURS 111 – Nursing and Health Promotion 
KAAP 220 – A&P
BISC 205
NTDT – Concepts in Nutrition
PSYCH 100 – Social Behavioral Breadth 

1
1
3
4
3
3
Spring:
NURS 120 – Introduction to Population Health 
KAAP 221 A&P
CHEM 106 
ENGL 110 – Seminar in Composition
History and Cultural Change 
3
3
5
3
3
Sophomore Year Required Courses
Course Credits
Fall:
NURS 233 – Professional Nursing Practice
NURS 334 – Professional Nursing Practice
NURS 243 – Pathophysiologic Foundations
NURS 263 – HLTH Assessment 
NURS 264 – HLTH Assessment Lab
HLTH 241 – Ethical Aspects of Healthcare 
3
1
4
3
1
3
Spring:
NURS 246 – Family Health & Wellness
NURS 247 – Family health & Wellness Practicum
MEDT 270 – Medical Microbiology
STAT/Math Breadth
Free elective
NURS 262 – Healthcare Research and Evidence-based practice

3
1
4
3
3
3

Junior Year Required Courses
Course Credits
Fall:
NURS 322 – Pharmacology Across the Lifespan
NURS 330 – Clinical Learning Lab
NURS 365 – Nursing Care of Adults
NURS 335 – Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
NURS 355 – Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum
3
3
3
3
3
Spring:
NURS 375 – Nursing Care of Adults II
NURS 353 – Nursing Care of Adults Practicum
NURS 337 – Nursing Care of Children
NURS 357 – Nursing Care of Children Practicum
Free Elective

3
4
3
3
3

Senior Year Required Courses
Course Credits
Fall:
NURS 418 – Public & Global Health
NURS 428 – Women’s Health Across the Lifespan
NURS 429 – Women’s Health Aross the Lifespan Practicum
NURS 475 – Nursing Care of Adults Practicum II
NURS 411/412/414 or HLTH Restricted Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Spring:
NURS 411/412/413 – Nursing Elective
NURS 438 – Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice
NURS 448 – Clinical Reasoning
NURS 485 – Integrative Practicum – Capstone Preceptorship 
3
3
3
3