James Madison University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Curriculum Overview > Electives

BSN Electives

Summer 2018 - Undergraduate Nursing Electives


4-week May session (5/7 – 6/1):

  • NSG 317: History of Nursing, 1cr, Online
  • NSG 328*: Life, Death, and the Dash in Between, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 390*: Impact of Chronic Illness, 3 cr, Online
  • NSG 391*: Living Successfully with Chronic Illness, 3 cr, Online
  • NSG 393*: Family Violence, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 490*: Empowerment & Resilience, 1cr, Online
  • NSG 490: Introduction to Perioperative Nursing, 2cr, Hybrid
  • NSG 490*: Design Your Life, 2cr, Online
  • NSG 490: Think Like a Nurse, 2 cr, Online

Second 4-week summer session (6/4 - 6/29):

  • NSG 310*: Helping persons in Pain, 2 cr, Online
  • NSG 314: Rural Health: Interprofessional Approach, 3cr, Hybrid
  • NSG 417: Women’s Global Health and Human Rights, 3cr, Online
  • NSG 490: Introduction to Perioperative Nursing, 2cr, Hybrid

6-week summer session (6/4 - 7/13):

  • NSG 490*: Sexuality across the health illness continuum, 2cr, Online
  • NSG 490*: Nursing, Chronic Illness, and Health in a Global Context, 2cr, Online

8-week summer session (5/7 – 6/29):

  • NSG 322*: Integrative Health Care, 2 cr, Online
  • NSG 490*: Combating Childhood Obesity, 1cr, Online
  • NSG 490: Transcultural Concepts in Nursing, 2cr, Online

*Course applies toward the Chronic Illness Minor

Fall 2018 - Undergraduate Nursing Electives


  •  NSG 300: Strategies for Success in Nursing, 1 cr, Hybrid
  • NSG 302*: Behavioral & Mental Health in Children & Adolescents, 2 cr, Mostly In Person
  • NSG 305: Healthy Environment/Healthy Baby, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 306*: Combating Childhood Obesity , 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 307: Transcultural Concepts in Nursing, 2cr, Online
  • NSG 309: Trauma and the continuum of care, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 310*: Helping persons in Pain, 2 cr, Online 
  • NSG 319*: Sexuality across the health illness continuum, 2 cr, Online
  • NSG 321: Faith Community Nursing, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 322*Integrative Health Care, 2 cr, Hybrid
  • NSG 326*: Care & Consideration for Children with Special Needs, 1 cr, In Person
  • NSG 328*: Life, Death, and the Dash between, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 329*: Best Practices in Diabetes Care, 2 cr, Online 
  • NSG 330: Medical Innovations, 3 cr, In Person
  •  NSG 331: Nursing Leadership, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 368*: Addiction Treatment Strategies, 2 cr, Online with Face to Face experience
  • NSG 390*: Impact of Chronic Illness, 3 cr, In Person
  • NSG 391*: Living Successfully with Chronic Illness, 3 cr, In Person
  • NSG 393*: Family Violence, 1 cr, Online
  • NSG 415*: Ethical Decision Making in Healthcare, 1 cr, Hybrid
  •  NSG 490: Image of Nursing, 2 cr, Online
*Course applies toward Chronic Illness Minor