Curriculum

Requirements for the Nursing Degree
Core nursing courses are completed within a six term format. Multiple, accelerated, sequential courses are taken per term (8 – 18 weeks in length). One to five courses are taken each term. Contact Sullivan University for further information.

Nursing courses will be delivered in a seven (7) quarter sequence. Two to three courses are taken each quarter.

Time length of program completion varies depending upon the number of general studies courses, courses taken per quarter, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles
Credit Hours
General Studies
BIO 201 Medical Microbiology
6
BIO 202 Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
6
BIO 204 Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
6
CHM 211 General Chemistry
6
COM 214 Public Speaking
4
ENG 101 Composition I
4
ENG 102 Composition II
4
ENG 244 Introduction to Literature
4
HST 274 American Government
4
MTH 201 College Algebra
4
MTH 202 Introduction to Statistics
4
PHI 244 Introduction to Religion
4
PHL 344 Bioethics
PSY 214 Introduction to Psychology
4
SOC 214 Introduction to Sociology
4
Total General Studies Credit Hours
68
Upper Division Nursing Courses
NUR 300 Introduction to Online and Accelerated learning in Nursing
3
NUR 303 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing Roles and
3
Issues in Nursing
NUR 304 Holistic Nursing and Complementary
3
and Alternative Therapies
NUR 305 Genetics in Healthcare
3
NUR 306 Pathophysiology
6
NUR 307 Health and Physical Assessment
6
Across the Life Span
NUR 308 Evidence Based Nursing Practice
6
NUR 309 Diversity in Healthcare
3
NUR 401 Community Theory and Family Theory
3
NUR 402 End of Life Issue Across the Life Span
3
NUR 403 Healthcare Informatics and Technology
3
NUR 404 Healthcare Management, Economics and Finance
3
NUR 405 Quality Care and Patient Safety
3
NUR 406 Community and Public Health Nursing
6
NUR 409 Community and Public Health
1
Nursing Clinical Experience
NUR 407 Management and Leadership in
6
Professional Nursing
NUR410 Management and Leadership Experience
1
NUR 408 Senior Experiential Practicum & Seminar
3
Upper Division Nursing Courses
65
Associate Degree/Hospital Diploma Nursing Block Credit
47
Total Credit Hours
180