Bachelor of Nursing

The courses listed below are required for completion of the B.S. degree with a major in nursing for students following the full-time curriculum plan. Students must also complete the requirements for the Indian Ocean University curriculum. Courses in the nursing program are carefully sequenced to provide students with a growing theory base to promote success in subsequent courses. It is critical that nursing students on this plan consult their academic advisor when planning their course schedule.   Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a core curriculum requirement. 

Major Requirements:

  • Computer Technology in Nursing
  • Dosage Calculations
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology in Nursing
  • Care of Children and Families
  • Introduction to Clinical Nursing
  • Communication and Professional Nursing*
  • Pathophysiology
  • Health Assessment
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Care of the Childbearing Family
  • Introduction to Nursing Research
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Care of Vulnerable Populations/Community
  • Professionalism in Nursing
  • Leadership Practicum

Secondary Requirements:

  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Human Anatomy *
  • Human Physiology
  • Foundations of General, Organic and Biochemistry
  • Basic Statistics*
  • Topics in Professional Ethics*
  • Introduction to Psychology*
  • Human Growth & Development*
  • Introduction to Sociology*
Jaamacadda Badweynta Hindiya (Indian Ocean University)