UAFS-College of Health Sciences-BSN-Nursing 2021-2022 Catalog
IDN: ______________________________ Printed Name: ________________________________________
BSN-Nursing-Major Code: 2018
This degree is available in a guaranteed 8-semester plan for qualified freshmen. See your advisor to declare your major and sign an official degree plan.
The prerequisites and corequisites of the degree requirements are subject to change.
MATH/ENGL prerequisite/co-requisite courses if student does not meet placement requirements:
Prerequisites: MATH 0304 ______ Corequisites: ENGL 0201______ ENGL 0202_______ MATH 0301 _______ MATH 0201______
CHEM 1303/1301 Chemical Principles/Lab 4 Hours Note 3 & 4 Grade_____
PSYC 1163 General Psychology 3 Hours Note 3 Grade_____
SPCH 1203 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 Hours Note 3 Grade_____
Mathematics requirement 3 Hours Note 1 & 3 Grade_____
English composition requirement 3 Hours Note 1 & 3 Grade_____
BIOL 2203/2201 Human Anatomy/Lab 4 Hours Note 3 & 4 Grade_____
PSYC 2963 Developmental Psychology: A Life Span 3 Hours Note 3 Grade_____
English composition requirement 3 Hours Note 1 & 3 Grade_____
Social Sciences requirement 3 Hours Note 1 & 3 Grade_____
BIOL 2503/2501 General Microbiology/Lab 4 Hours Note 3 & 4 Grade_____
BIOL 2213/2211 Human Physiology/Lab 4 Hours Note 3 & 4 Grade_____
Fine Arts requirement 3 Hours Note 1 & 3 Grade_____
History/Government requirement 3 Hours Note 1 & 3 Grade_____
equired admission into the BSN program. Admission is selective.
NURS 2103 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
HLTH 3103 Pathophysiology 3
Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 3164 Health Assessment 4 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
Humanities requirement 3 Hours Note 1 Grade_____
NURS 3113 Nursing Skills 3 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 3227 Foundations of Nursing Care 7 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NUTR 2523 Nutrition 3 Hours Grade_____
PHAR 3203 General Pharmacology 3 Hours Grade_____
NURS 3236 Nursing Care of Women and Children 6 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 3337 Nursing Care of the Adult I 7 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
STAT 2503 Probability and Statistics I 3 Hours Grade_____
UAFS-College of Health Sciences-BSN-Nursing 2021-2022 Catalog
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HLTH 4103 Research in the Health Sciences 3 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 434C Nursing Care of the Adult II 12 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 4355 Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Adult 5 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 4364 Leadership in Professional Nursing 4 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
NURS 4458 Psychiatric and Community Health Nursing 8 Hours Note 2 Grade_____
Total Hours: 120 At least 40 hours must be upper level
1. General Education Core Requirements, see below on last page. Follow requirements with these stipulations: mathematics - MATH
1403 or mathematics with MATH 1403 as a prerequisite; social sciences-select one course excluding PSYC 1163.
2. These courses are used to determine major courses in residency, see Graduation Requirements. Student must be admitted into the
3. Courses required for admission to the BSN program. Students must meet admission requirements and be officially admitted into the
BSN Program. Please contact the College of Health Sciences advising coordinator at (479) 788-7841 for admission requirements and
the application process for the College of Health Sciences.
4. Science courses taken more than five years prior to program application may not be eligible. See advisor for more information and to
request a science course evaluation.
A grade of C or better is required in ALL courses applicable to this program.
Prior to graduation students must demonstrate competency in financial literacy by satisfactory completion of FIN 1521 Personal Finance
Applications (or an approved substitution) with a grade of C or better, or by a score of 70% or more on a challenge exam for FIN 1521.
Transfer Course Information
The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are
guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment of the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Courses
transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as "No Comparable Courses." ACTS-Arkansas Course Transfer System
-select Course
Transfer. See Acceptance of Transfer Credits section of the current academic catalog for a complete list of transfer provisions.
Student Degree Program Requirements
A student's degree program requirements are those specified in the catalog in effect at the time of declaration of program major. If not on the Guaranteed 8-
semester degree plan, students may choose to meet the program requirements specified in the catalog for a later year from when they began their program of
study. Students must meet the above program requirements and the graduation requirements as indicated by institutional and college policy. The program can be
changed only with the approval of the official advisor. If original courses are eliminated, students may be required to meet new curriculum requirements in the
degree program. If students are not enrolled for two or more consecutive terms (excluding summer terms), they must re-enter under the program requirements of
the current catalog. Students are responsible for understanding program requirements and changes.
Guaranteed 8-Semester Degree Completion Program Pursuant to Act 1014 of 2005, qualified first-time freshmen with a declared major may elect to participate in
the guaranteed 8-semester degree completion program. Students must follow the above degree plan and meet all requirements as outlined in the Guaranteed 8-
semester Degree Completion Program contract. The contract and this degree plan must be signed and filed with the advisor before the first day of classes for the
student’s first term of attendance. The official copy of the contract and degree plan are filed in the Records Office. Approved by Dr. Georgia Hale, March 1, 2021-
Catalog Year
2021-2022. This document is not official until signed and dated by both the student and an authorized university representative.
Student Signature ______________________________________________________________ Date _________________________
Advisor Signature ______________________________________________________________ Date _________________________
UAFS-College of Health Sciences-BSN-Nursing 2021-2022 Catalog
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UAFS General Education Core Requirements (Your degree plan may have specific requirements that are listed above.)
English Composition one of the following sequences required
ENGL 1203 Composition I
ENGL 1213 Composition II
ENGL 1233 Honors Composition
RHET 2863 Advanced Composition
Mathematics one course required
MATH 1303 College Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
MATH 1403 College Algebra
MATH with MATH 1403 as a prerequisite
Fine Arts one course required
AHIS 2863 Survey of Art History I
AHIS 2873 Survey of Art History II
HUMN 2563 Humanities Through the Arts
HUMN 2663 Intro to Film
MUSI 2763 Music Appreciation
ENGL 2853 Intro to Creative Writing
History/Government one course required
HIST 2753 US History I
HIST 2763 US History II
POLS 2753 American National Government
Humanities one course required
ENGL 2013 Intro to Global Literature
ENGL 2023 Intro to American Literature
PHIL 2753 Intro to Philosophy
RELI 2303 World Religions
Any 2000 level intermediate world language
Social Sciences two courses, from different areas
ANTH 2803 Cultural Anthropology
CJ 1013 Intro Criminal Justice System
ECON 2803 Principles of Macroeconomics or
ECON 2813 Principles of Microeconomics
GEOG 2753 World Regional Geography or
GEOG 2773 Human Geography
HIST 1123 Civilizations of the World to 1500 or
HIST 1133 Civilizations of the World since 1500
HIST 2753 US History I* or
HIST 2763 US History II*
POLS 2753 American National Government*
PSYC 1163 General Psychology
SOCI 2753 Introduction to Sociology
*If not used to meet History/ Government requirement (a course may only be used once)
Lab Science two lecture/lab combinations required
BIOL 1153/1151 Biological Science/Lab GEOL
2653/2651 Earth Science/Lab
BIOL 2203/220
1 Human Anatomy/Lab PHSC 2713/2711 Physical Science/Lab
BIOL 2213/2211 Human Physiology/Lab PHYS 2803/2811 College Physics I/Lab
BIOL 2303/2301 General Botany/Lab PHYS 2823/2831 College Physics II/Lab
BIOL 2503/2501 General Microbiology/Lab PHYS 2903/2911 University Physics I/Lab
BIOL 2703/2701 General Zoology/Lab PHYS 2923/2931 University Physics II/Lab
CHEM 1303/1301 Chemical Principles/Lab PHSC 2503/2501 Fundamentals of Astronomy/Lab
CHEM 1403/1401 College Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 1413/1411 College Chemistry II/Lab
GEOL 1253/1251 Physical Geology/Lab