Academics

Sample Course Program

This program plan incorporates all credits needed to successfully complete a bachelor of science in nursing degree. All courses during years 1 and 2 will be taken at Concordia University Chicago, with some course available in an online-only or hybrid format. Beginning summer in year 2, courses must be taken at Resurrection University. In total, 69 semester hours of credit will be earned at CUC and 61 semester hours of credit at Resurrection University. 

Year 1: Semester 1, 16 semester hours

  • IDS  1970 Freedom & Responsibility (3 hours)
  • ENG  1100 English Composition (3 hours)
  • CIS  1000 Foundation of Information Systems (3 hours)
  • BIO  2500 Fundamentals of Microbiology (4 hours)              
  • General Education: Select one course from ART/MUS/THR from pool (3 hours)

Year 1: Semester 2, 16 semester hours

  • ENG  2000 Writing About Literature (3 hours)           
  • PHI  2210 Introduction to Logic (3 hours)
  • MAT  1810 College Algebra & Trigonometry (3 hours)     
  • THY  1100 The Bible (3 hours)                               
  • CHE  2200 Fundamentals of Chemistry (4 hours)

Year 1: Semester 3*, 6 semester hours

  • PSY  4310 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)  
  • THY  4410 World Religions (3 hours)            
  • *May be taken during the summer or J-term

Year 2: Semester 1, 15 semester hours

  • BIO  2600 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology I (4 hours)
  • PSY  2000 General Psychology (3 hours)
  • SOC  2010 Introduction to Sociology (3 hours)
  • PES  1100 Fitness & Wellness (2 hours)
  • General Education: Select one course from the following ENG/HIS/PHI from pool (3 hours)

Year 2: Semester 2, 16 semester hours

  • BIO  2650 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology Il (4 hours)
  • PSY  4100 Development Psychology: Lifespan (3 hours)
  • COM  1100 Speech (3 hours)
  • Elective CUC course (3 hours)
  • General Education: Select from one course from the following ATH/GEO** from pool (3 hours)
  • ••This also counts for the required Global Studies course

Year 2: Semester 3, 6 semester hours 

  • NUR  3130 Health Assessment (3 hours)
  • NUR  3140 Pathophysiological Mechanics (3 hours)

Year 3: Semester 1, 12 semester hours

  • NUR  3240 Pharmacotherapeutics in Nursing (3 hours)
  • NUR  3141 Foundations in Nursing Practice (4 hours) (1st 7 weeks)
  • NUR  3241 Adult Health Nursing I (5 Hours) (2nd 7 weeks)    

Year 3: Semester 2, 13 semester hours

  • NUR  4140 Family Assessment & Health Promotion (2 hours) (1st 7 weeks)
  • NUR  4141 Women & Newborn Nursing (4 hours) (1st 7 weeks)
  • NUR  4240 Ethics in Nursing (3 hours) (2nd 7 weeks)    
  • NUR  4241 Pediatric/Health Nursing (4 hours) (2nd 7 weeks)

Year 3: Semester 3, 2 semester hours 

  • NUR 4440 Research in Nursing (2 hours)
  • It is highly recommend that students participate in a nursing internship during this summer.

Year 4: Semester 1, 10 semester hours

  • NUR  4441 Mental Health Nursing (4 hours) (1st 7 weeks)
  • NUR  4541 Community Health Nursing (4 hours) (2nd 7 weeks)
  • Nursing, Elective of choices (2 hours) (1st and 2nd weeks)

Year 4: Semester 2, 15 semester hours

  • NUR  4540 Gerontological Health Nursing (3 hours) (2nd 4 weeks)
  • NUR  4640 Leadership & Management in Nursing (4 hours) (1st 4 weeks)
  • NUR  4641 Adult Health Nursing II (5 hours) (1st 11 weeks)
  • NUR  4642 Professional Role Transition (5 hours) (Last 5 weeks)