James Madison University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


The Nursing Curriculum

Semester 1


Course Number Course Title Hours
Nursing 350 Foundations of Nursing 2
Nursing 351 Health Assessment 3
Nursing 352 Clinical Applications & Reasoning in Nursing Care I 4
Nursing 352L Clinical Applications & Reasoning in Nursing Care I Clinical 2
Nursing 353 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 4

Total Hours: 15

Semester 2


Course Number Course Title Hours
Nursing 354 The Art & Science of Nursing 2
Nursing 355 Women's Health 3
Nursing 355L Women's Health Clinical 1
Nursing 356 Clinical Applications & Reasoning in Nursing Care II 4
Nursing 356L Clinical Applications & Reasoning in Nursing Care II Clinical 2
Nursing 357 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 3
Nursing 357L Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical 1

Total Hours: 16

Semester 3


Course Number Course Title Hours
Nursing 450 Nursing Research 3
Nursing 451 Child Health 3
Nursing 451L Child Health Clinical 1
Nursing 452 Clinical Applications & Reasoning in Nursing Care III 4
Nursing 453 Population-Centered Care in the Community 3
Nursing 453L Population-Centered Care in the Community Clinical 2

Total Hours: 16

Semester 4


Course Number Course Title Hours
Nursing 454 Transition to Practice 3
Nursing 454L Transition to Practice Clinical 2
Nursing 455 Informatics 2
Nursing 456 Capstone 5

Total Hours: 12