The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing

BSN Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Courses

NURS 120 Nursing in the Jesuit Tradition 1
NURS 170 Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
NURS 220 Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I
NURS 221 Essentials of Pharmacology: Principles and Concepts
NURS 222 Applied Assessment and Nursing Fundamentals
Across the Lifespan I: Health and Wellness
NURS 225 Clinical Lab I: Applied Assessment in Health and Wellness
NURS 270 Nutrition
NURS 271 Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II
NURS 272 Applied Assessment and Nursing Fundamentals Across Lifespan:
Alterations in Health and Illness
NURS 275 Clinical Lab II: Alternations in Health and Illness
NURS 275S Clinical Lab V: Simulation Lab
NURS 320 Community and Mental Health Nursing
NURS 321 Health Care Systems I: Nursing Leadership Within
Complex Adaptive Systems
NURS 325 Clinical Lab III: Community and Mental Health Nursing
NURS 322 Evidence-Based Inquiry and Informatics
NURS 370 Medical-Surgical Nursing I:
Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care
NURS 371 Health Care Systems II:
Management in Complex Clinical Systems
NURS 375 Clinical Lab IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing Management of
Comprehensive Adult Patient Care
NURS 375S Clinical Lab IV: Simulation Lab
NURS 420 Women's Health
NURS 421 Medical-Surgical II: Nursing Care of Children
NURS 428 Clinical Lab V: Medical-Surgical Nursing Care of
Women and Children
NURS 428S Clinical Lab V: Simulation Lab
NURS 470 Nursing in the Jesuit Tradition II
NURS 471 Complex Care Across the Lifespan
NURS 475 Clinical Lab VI: Complex Care Across the Lifespan

Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

Prerequisites that must be successfully completed before beginning the following courses: NURS 220, 221, 222, 225 courses
BIOL 113 Human Anatomy Lecture
BIOL 114 Human Anatomy Lab
BIOL 115 Survey of Human Physiology Lecture

BIOL 116
Survey of Human Physiology Lab
BIOL 134 Microbiology Lecture
BIOL 135 Microbiology Lab
PSYC 101 General Psychology
As undergraduate students enroll in the above courses, they will also enroll in any of the university CORE courses listed below:
Public Speaking
Rhetoric and Composition
Math or a Quantitative Science (Elementary Statistics fulfills this core area and is a BSN program requirement)  
Applied or Laboratory Science
Literature
History
Theology and Religious Studies
Philosophy
Ethics
Social Sciences (Introduction to Sociology fulfills this core area and is a BSN program requirement)
Visual and Performing Arts