Baccalaureate Track Plan of Study

Plan of Study for Major in Nursings: Baccalaureate Program

Requires a minimum of eight semesters of study
Plan of study for 8 semester program – academic year

 Freshman Year Sophomore Year

1st Semester

ENG 103

CHEM 101

PSYC 100

HIST 150

ANAT 201

Hr

3

5

3

3

3

2nd Semester

ENG 104

BIO 113

SOC 100

COMM 210

PFW

Hr

3

5

3

3

2

1st Semester

PHYSL 215

FCSFN 340

EDPSY 270

HSC 180

NUR 228 Intro to Nur
(requires sophomore status)

Hr

5

3

3

3

2nd Semester

NUR 230 Hlth App

NUR 231 Fund Skills

MATHS

Personal Fin

UCC Writing Course

or Elective**

Elective

Hr

3

3

3

1

3


2

Total 17   16 Total 17   15
Junior Year Senior Year

1st Semester

NUR 330 Adult 1

NUR 350
Psys Mtl Hlth

Statistics

Fine Arts –T1-D

*WPP 392   

Hr

4

4

3


3

0

2nd Semester

NUR 340 Adult 2

NUR 370 Pediatrics

NUR 322 Research
Fine Arts/Design/

Humanities - T2**

**(Phil 202 will meet both UCCWriting 
Course and Fine 
Arts/Design/ 
Humanities. If Phil 202 is taken, you will need a 3 cr hrs elective.)
Hr

4

4

3

3
1st Semester

NUR 402 Adult 3

NUR 404 Community

NUR 406 Childbearing

Humanities-T1-D

Elective
Hr

4

4

4

3

3

2nd Semester

NUR 430 Adult 4
- T3-F

NUR425 Lead/Mgt

NUR 423 Seminar

Elective

Hr

4


4

2

2
Total 14   14 Total 15   12
*Completion of Writing Proficiency Requirement is required to graduate & can be satisfied by either WPP 392 (Writing Proficiency Exam) or WPP 393 (Writing Proficiency Course). WPP 392 (Exam) is taken after completion of 60 cr hrs but not more than 89 cr hrs. WPP 393 (Course) is taken only if >89 cr hrs &/or did NOT pass WPP 392 after two attempts; WPP 393 – 2 cr hrs.  

Total Hours: 120

 Applications for NUR 230/231 are accepted online ONLY during

  • The first 10 days of Spring semester for the following Summer of Fall admission
  • The first 10 days of Fall semester for the following Spring admission

Admission is competitive; not all qualified students may be admitted. Criteria for admission include the following. A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (35%), based on a minimum of 30 semester hours completed, is required to apply and be considered for admission to the nursing program. The cumulative grade point average (GPA) is based on all undergraduate coursework attempted, including ALL attempted undergraduate transfer and non-transfer hours. Science courses, including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, and Microbiology must be current (courses cannot be older than 7 years from the year student is applying to the School of Nursing) and repeated no more than one time. A grade of C- or less is not passing in these courses for the baccalaureate nursing program. If a course is repeated, the most recent grade earned will be used. Pre-nursing GPA (30%) (SOC 100, PSYS 100, CHEM 101, ANAT 201, and BIO 113) and repeated no more than one time. A grade of C- or less is not passing in these courses for the baccalaureate nursing program. If a course is repeated, the most recent grade earned will be used. Pre-assessment score, the NLN PAX test, is required (35%). Prority is given to Ball State matrics. Permission to enroll in nursing courses is required.

See current Baccalaureate Admission Policies for all application and admission requirements.

The Baccalaureate Program has FULL ACCREDITATION with Indiana State Board of Nursing and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Please contact Center Coordinator, Cooper Advising Center, CP 253, (765-285-5513) for information re: equivalent non-nursing courses from IVY Tech State College or go to www.transferin.net for BSU equivalent courses.

Current at time of printing; Current UCC - 10.10.13