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Veteran to BS Curriculum

The V-CARE BSN Curriculum sequence is a total of 68 credits. Credit will be awarded from SMART/ACE transcripts for nursing based military training. (Awarded 16 credits total: 4 credits for pre-requisite coursework and 12 credits for nursing based on military training.)

V-CARE Program Sequence (by semester, with military training credit):

Course Number Course Name ACE Credits Awarded MT/E VCARE Credits Total Credits
Semester 1 (Fall) 18 credits
NUR 3125 Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice Not accepted 4 4
NUR 3145 Pharmacology Not accepted 3 3
NUR 3026 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 3 * 3
NUR 3026L Fundamentals Clinical 2 * 2
NUR 3066 Physical Exam & Assessment 1 * 1
NUR 3081 Bridge to Professional Nursing (Didactic) New VBSN course 3 3
NUR 3081L Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice (Clinical) New VBSN course 2 2
Semester 2 (Spring) 18 credits
NUR 3535 Psych/MH Nursing Not accepted 3 3
NUR 3535L Psych/MH Nursing Clinical 1 2 3
NUR 3215 Medical Surgical I Not accepted 3 3
NUR 3215L Medical Surgical I Clinical 1 3 4
NUR 4169C Evidence Based Practice Not accepted 3 3
NUR 3826 Ethical/Legal Aspects of Nursing Not accepted 2 2
Semester 3 (summer) 14 credits
NUR 4216 Medical Surgical II Not accepted 4 4
NUR 4216L Medical Surgical II Clinical 1 4 5
NUR 4467L Clinical for Pediatrics/WH Nursing Not accepted 2 2
NUR 4355 Child & Adol Health Nursing Not accepted 3 3
Semester 4 (Fall) 18 credits
NUR 4455 Women's Health Nursing Not accepted 2 2
NUR 4467 Clinical for Pediatrics/WH Nursing Not accepted 2 2
NUR 4636 Community/Public Health ** ** **
NUR 4636L Community/Public Health Clinical 3 3
NUR 4634C Population Health 0 3 3
NUR 4827C Leadership & Management Not accepted 3 3
NUR 4948L Preceptorship *5 5

* remaining content in NUR 3081 and NUR 3081L
** RN-BS Community Course in Population Health