Students enrolled in the Accelerated BSN program must complete the following coursework as specified in the Plan of Study to earn the BSN degree through the School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS):

Curriculum Requirements

NUR 300Seminar in Inter-Professional Health Care1
NUR 304Adult Health I: Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (C)6
NUR 307Pharmacology3
NUR 308Adult Health II (C)7
NUR 314Health Assessment and Promotion (L)3
NUR 315Pathophysiology3
NUR 318Women's Health Nursing (C)4
NUR 320Child and Adolescent Health Nursing (C)4
NUR 401Evidence-Based Nursing Practice3
NUR 411Adult Health III (C)5
NUR 412Epidemiology for Population-Based Care2
NUR 417Pre-Immersion Course for Accelerated Option Students (*)0
NUR 430Leadership in Nursing3
NUR 441Public Health Nursing (C)2
NUR 448Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (C)4
NUR 453Role Transition (C)5
Total Credit Hours55

(C) = Course includes a clinical component and meets the UM civic engagement criteria

(L) = Course includes a lab component

(*) = Course must be completed online via Blackboard after the point of admission and prior to full matriculation into the Accelerated BSN program; students officially register for the course in their first semester but the course does not affect the students' GPA

The Accelerated BSN is a lock-step program.  All students enrolled in the Accelerated BSN program at the School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS) must follow the Plan of Study as outlined below.

Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
First SemesterCredit Hours
NUR 304 Adult Health I: Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (C) 6
NUR 307 Pharmacology 3
NUR 314 Health Assessment and Promotion (L) 3
NUR 315 Pathophysiology 3
NUR 417 Pre-Immersion Course for Accelerated Option Students (*) 0
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
NUR 300 Seminar in Inter-Professional Health Care 1
NUR 308 Adult Health II (C) 7
NUR 318 Women's Health Nursing (C) 4
NUR 320 Child and Adolescent Health Nursing (C) 4
NUR 401 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3
NUR 412 Epidemiology for Population-Based Care 2
 Credit Hours21
Third Semester
NUR 411 Adult Health III (C) 5
NUR 430 Leadership in Nursing 3
NUR 441 Public Health Nursing (C) 2
NUR 448 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (C) 4
NUR 453 Role Transition (C) 5
 Credit Hours19
 Total Credit Hours55

(C) = Course includes a clinical component and meets the UM civic engagement criteria

(L) = Course includes a lab component

(*) = Course must be completed online via Blackboard after the point of admission and prior to full matriculation into the Accelerated BSN program; students officially register for the course in their first semester but the course does not affect the students' GPA