Bachelor's Programs

Veteran to Bachelor's (VCARE)

Curriculum

Veteran to Bachelor's (VCARE) Program Plan: Courses listed are published for information purposes and may be subject to change, dependent upon catalog year and admission semester. Upon acceptance into the program, a program plan is provide to each student.

The VCARE program sequences by semester as indicated are based on the full 12 credits of military awarded credit.

Total Credit Hours 68: the minimum number of credits needed for the Veteran to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is 120. Up to 16 credits (which can include 4 credits of Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab, and if admitted to the VCARE program, up to 12 upper-division nursing credits) can be awarded from the SMART/ACE transcript based on military training.  


  • Curriculum (Effective Fall 2017)

    Course Number

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    Level I
    Fall Semester

    NUR 3125

    Pathophysiology
    3

    NUR 3145

    Pharmacology in Nursing Practice
    3

    NUR 3081

    Bridge to Professional Nursing
    4

    NUR 3081L

    Bridge to Professional Nursing Clinical 2
    NUR 3066L Health Assessment, Wellness and Prevention Across the Life Span Lab 1
    Level II
    Spring Semester

    NUR 4165

    Evidence-Based Practice 3

    NUR 3225

    Complex Health Nursing I 3

    NUR 3225L

    Complex Health Nursing Clinical I 3

    NUR 4467

    Nursing Care of Women, Children and Families 4

    NUR 4467L

    Nursing Care of Women, Children and Families Clinical 3
    Level II/III
    Summer Semester

    NUR 4535

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 3

    NUR 4535L

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical 2

    NUR 4227

    Complex Health Nursing II 4

    NUR 4227L

    Complex Health Nursing Clinical II 3
    NUR 4285 Healthy Aging: Nursing Care of Older Adults 2
    Level IV Fall Semester

    NUR 4888

    Coordination of Care in Nursing 2

    NUR 4635

    Public Health Nursing 3

    NUR 4635L

    Public Health Nursing Clinical 1

    NUR 4827

    Role Transition and Leadership in Nursing 2

    NUR 4948L

    Preceptorship 5

    Approved by Faculty Council on 12/9/16 Curriculum update.
  • Curriculum (Prior to Fall 2017)

    Course Number

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    SEM1

    NUR 3125

    Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice
    4

    NUR 3145

    Pharmacology 
    3

    NUR 3081

    Bridge to Professional Nursing (Didactic)
    3

    NUR 3081L

    Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice (Clinical) 2
    SEM2

    NUR 3535

    Psych/MH Nursing 3

    NUR 3535L

    Psych/MH Nursing Clinical 2

    NUR 3215

    Medical Surgical I 3

    NUR 3215L

    Medical Surgical I Clinical 3

    NUR 4169C

    Evidence Based Practice 3
    NUR 3826 Ethical/Legal Aspects of Nursing 2
    SEM3

    NUR 4216

    Medical Surgical II 4

    NUR 4216L

    Medical Surgical II Clinical 4

    NUR 4467L

    Clinical for Pediatrics/WH Nursing 2

    NUR 4355

    Child & Adolescent Health Nursing 3
    SEM4

    NUR 4455

    Women's Health Nursing 2

    NUR 4467L

    Clinical for Pediatrics/WH Nursing 2

    NUR 4634C

    Population Health  3

    NUR 4827C

    Leadership & Management 3

    NUR 4948L

    Preceptorship 5

    Approved by Faculty Council on 2/07/13 Curriculum update.

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