Curriculum in Nursing

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

ENGL 1011,G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
MATH 151/1611,G College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra 3 hours
GBIO 1511,G General Biology I 3 hours
BIOL 1521 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
SOC 1011,G Introductory Sociology 3 hours
LS 1021 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
SE 1011 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 16 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 1021,G,H Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
PSYC 1011 General Psychology I 3 hours
CHEM 1071,G Survey of Chemistry 4 hours
ZOO 2501,G Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I 3 hours
ZOOL 2521 Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I 1 hour
MATH 2411,G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
  Total: 17 hours



First Semester

FCS 2511 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 2321,G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
MIC 2231 Medical Microbiology 3 hours
MICL 2241 Medical Microbiology Laboratory 1 hour
ZOO 2511 Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture II 3 hours
ZOOL 2531 Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II 1 hour
PSYC 2041,G  Developmental Psychology 3 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

COMM 2111,G,H Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
††NURS 339 Medication Math for Nursing 2 hours
††NURS 3142,3 Health Assessment of the Individual 2 hours
NLAB 3152,3 Health Assessment of the Individual Lab 1 hour
††NURS 3193 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I 3 hours
††NLAB 3053 Clinical Practice Competency I 1 hour
††NURS 3334 Orientation to the Roles of the Professional Nurse 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††NURS 3313 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II 3 hours
††NURS 332 Health Assessment of Families/Groups/Communities 1 hour
††NLAB 334 Health Assessment of Families/Groups/Communities Lab 1 hour
††NURS 3712,3 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2 hours
NLAB 3732 Foundations of Nursing Practice Lab 3 hours
††NURS 3784 Research in Nursing 2 hours
History1,G,H   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††NURS 372 Adult Health Nursing 2 hours
††NURS 375 Gerontological Nursing 2 hours
††NLAB 3823 Adult and Gerontological Nursing Lab              6 hours
††NURS 383 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 2 hours
††NLAB 335 Clinical Practice Competency Lab II 1 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 16 hours




First Semester

††NURS 471 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family 2 hours
††NLAB 473 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family Lab 3 hours
††NURS 475 Nursing Care of Infants, Children, and Adolescents 2 hours
††NLAB 477 Nursing Care of Infants, Children, and Adolescents Lab 3 hours
††NLAB 403 Clinical Competency Lab III 1 hour
††NURS 485 Professional Nursing: Transition and Trends 1 hour
  Total: 12 hours



Second Semester

††NURS 4794 Professional Nurse Role: Manager 2 hours
††NURS 4873 Advanced Concepts in Nursing Practice 3 hours
††NLAB 4894 Advanced Concepts in Nursing Practice Lab                  5 hours
††NURS 482 Promoting a Healthy Community 1 hour
††NLAB 488 Promoting a Health Community Lab 1 hours
  Total: 12 hours


Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option.

††Major course; grade of C or higher is required.
1Grade of "C" or better required.
2LPN's, see department for advising.
3Required to fulfill in part 22 hours of nursing credits required by the Registered Nurse to meet degree requirements. Additional 6 hours required plus nine approved nursing electives must also be used to meet degree requirements.
4Courses required for Honors degree in nursing. Contact the Honors Program for other requirements.


Honors Diploma in the Discipline

The department also offers an upper-division honors curriculum allowing its students to earn an honors diploma in the major at graduation. For information about requirements and honors courses in this department, please contact the Department Head.