Requirements

Courses & Requirements

Suggested 5-Year Nursing Curriculum

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from UD
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from TWU

Year 1 - Fall
UD Course Sem Hours
ENG 1301 Literary Tradition I 3
BIO 1311/1111 General Biology I & Lab 4
CHE 1303/1103  General Chemistry I & Lab 4
PHI 1301 Phil & Ethical Life 3
LANG 2311 Second-Year Language 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Year 1 - Spring
UD Course Sem Hours
ENG 1302 Literary Tradition II 3
BIO 1312/1112 General Biology I & Lab 4
CHE 1304/1104  General Chemistry I & Lab 4
THE-1310 Understanding the Bible 3
LANG 2312/2112 Second-Year Language 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Year 2 - Fall
UD Course Sem Hours
BIO 3327/3127 Microbiology & Lab 4
CHE3321/3121 Organic Chemistry & Lab 4
POL 1311 Principles of American Politics 3
PSY 2313 General Psychology 3
ECO 1311 Fundamentals of Economics 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Year 2 - Spring (Rome)
UD Course Sem Hours
ENG 2311 Literary Traditions III 3
HIS 2301 Western Civilization I 3
PHI 2323 Philosophy of Man 3
THE 2311 Western Theological Traditions 3
ART 2311 Art & Architecture  of Rome 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Year 3 - Fall
UD Course Sem Hours
BIO 3323/3123 Anatomy 4
MAT 2305 Statistics 3
PHY 2305/2105 Gen Phys I & Lab (Trig) 4
PHI 3311 Philosophy of Being 3
HIS 2302 Western Civilization II   3
Total Semester Hours 17
Year 3 - Spring
UD Course Sem Hours
BIO 3331/3131 Physiology    4
BIO Organisms to Populations 4
HIS 1312 American Civilization II 3
PHY 2306/2106 Gen Phys II & Lab (Trig) 4
 ECO 1311 Fundamentals of Economics 3
Total Semester Hours 18
Flexible (taken by Year 3 - Spring)

A "flexible" class may be taken at UD or at another institution in the regular semester, summer, or Interterm.  Specific course numbers and descriptions can be found in the nursing advising guide or in consultation with the nursing advisor.

Calculus or Quantitative Literacy 3
Nutrition 3
Texas Government 3
Developmental Lifespan Psychology 3
Multicultural Women's Studies 3
Year 4 - Fall
TWU Course Sem Hours
Nursing 3005 Concepts and Clinical Comp 5
Nursing 3614 Nursing Assessment 4
Nursing 3614 Nursing Assessment 3
 Biology 4344 Pathophysiology 4
 Total Semester Hours 16
Year 4 - Spring
TWU Course Sem Hours
Nursing 3025 Women's Health & Family    5
Nursing 3035 Adult Health Competencies I 5
Nursing 3612 Introduction to Research    2
Nursing 4602 Experience with Groups 2
 Nursing 4612 Aging Family 2
 Total Semester Hours 16
Year 5 - Fall
TWU Course Sem Hours
 Nursing 4045 Adult Health Competencies II 5
Nursing 4055 Child Health Competencies 5
Nursing 4615 Mental Health Competencies 5
 Nursing elective 2
 Total Semester Hours 17
Year 5 - Spring
TWU Course Sem Hours
Nursing 4026 Critical Comp Integration    6
Nursing 4614 Community Health Comp 4
Nursing 4803 Leadership & Management 3
 Total Semester Hours 13

 

 

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During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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