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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
NURSING
Program Progression and Curriculum Information

BSN Progression

The BSN program is a total of 8 semesters and is broken down into the Preparation Phase (2 semesters) and the Clinical Phase (6 semesters).

Entry Terms

  • Preparation Phase:  Students may be admitted to the Preparation Phase for the Fall, Spring, or Summer Terms.

  • Clinical Phase:  Students may enter the Clinical Phase ONLY in the Fall Term.

Preparation Phase - 2 Semesters

  • You may be admitted to the Preparation Phase for the Fall, Spring, or Summer term. 

  • All courses in the Preparation Phase are required prerequisites to begin the Clinical Phase.

  • All required prerequisites courses must be completed with a “C” or higher prior to entry to the Clinical Phase.

  • Some courses in the Preparation Phase may have pre-requisites or placement requirements prior to completing. 

Preparation Phase Curriculum

Course Number

FS 102

BIO 111

BIO 112

CHEM 105

ENG 101

ENG 315

MAT 105

COM 102

STAT 201

SOC 101 or PSY 101

Course Title

Foundations for Success

Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

Chemistry (General / Organic / Bio) with Lab

English Composition 1

Advance Composition: Evidence-Based Writing

College Algebra

Essentials of Communication

Statistics

Introduction to Sociology OR Introduction to Psychology

Preparation Phase Total:

Credit Hours

2

4

4

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

32

Clinical Phase - 6 Semesters

  • Clinical Phase can only be started in the Fall term.

  • Some courses in the Clinical Phase may have pre-requisites prior to completing.

Clinical Phase Curriculum

Course Number

BIO 121

BIO 180 or BIO 280

BIO 215

BIO 300

PHI 103

PSY 110

NUR 201

NUR 210

NUR 225

NUR 226

NUR CL 226

NUR 315

NUR 331

NUR CL 331

NUR 332

NUR CL 332

NUR 338

NUR CL 338

NUR 339

NUR 340

NUR 342

NUR CL 342

NUR 421

NUR CL 421

NUR 422

NUR 423

NUR CL 423

NUR 441

NUR CL 441

NUR 443

Course Title

Microbiology with Lab

Biology of Food OR Introduction to Nutrition through the Lifespan

Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Pathophysiology

Ethics

Life Span Development

Introduction to the Essentials of Professional Nursing Practice

Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

Nursing Foundations and Principles I

Nursing Foundations and Principles II

Nursing Foundations and Principles II:  Clinical

Pharmacological Principles for Nursing Practice

Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum I

Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum I:  Clinical

Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum II

Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum II:  Clinical

Family-Centered, Pediatric and Maternity Nursing

Family-Centered, Pediatric and Maternity Nursing:  Clinical

Evidence Based Practice and Research Principles in Nursing

Quality Improvement and Information Technologies in Nursing Practice

Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan

Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan:  Clinical

Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum III

Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum III:  Clinical

Leadership and Management Development in Nursing Practice

Population Health in Nursing

Population Health in Nursing:  Clinical

Role Transition and Trends in Nursing Practice

Role Transition and Trends in Nursing Practice:  Clinical

Clinical Judgement for Nursing Practice

Clincial Phase Total:

Credit Hours

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

2

3

4

2

4

2

2

2

3

3

2

2

3

3

3

2

2

3

6

3

88

BSN Progression Pathways - 8 Semesters

Our pathways are designed with for you to be successful at pace that works for you!  Depending on when you are admitted to The Christ College, the completion pathway you choose, and if you are a first time college student or a transfer student with previous credits, your time at The Christ College will vary.  You will select your completion pathway immediately following the Preparation Phase Semester 2. 

 

*If you choose the 3 Year Completion Pathway and have a failure or need to retake a course, you will automatically move to the 4 Year Completion Pathway.

**Students who are transferring credits to TCC may not need all preparation phases. 

3-Year BSN Progression Pathway Completion

Year

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

Term

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Semester

Prep Phase 1

Prep Phase 2

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 1

Clinical Phase 2

Clinical Phase 3

Clinical Phase 4

Clinical Phase 5

Clinical Phase 6

Fall Enrollment Term

Year

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

Term

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Semester

Prep Phase 1

Prep Phase 2

Clinical Phase 1

Clinical Phase 2

Clinical Phase 3

Clinical Phase 4

Clinical Phase 5

Clinical Phase 6

Spring Enrollment Term

Year

1

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

Term

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall 

Spring

Summer

Semester

Prep Phase 1

Prep Phase 2

Additional Prep

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 1

Clinical Phase 2

Clinical Phase 3

Clinical Phase 4

Clinical Phase 5

Clinical Phase 6

Summer Enrollment Term

Traditional (4-Year) BSN Progression Pathway Completion

Year

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

4

4

Term

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Semester

Prep Phase 1

Prep Phase 2

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 1

Clinical Phase 2

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 3

Clinical Phase 4

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 5

Clinical Phase 6

Fall Enrollment Term

Year

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

4

4

4

4

Term

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Semester

Prep Phase 1

Semester Off

Prep Phase 2

Additional Prep

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 1

Clinical Phase 2

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 3

Clinical Phase 4

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 5

Clinical Phase 6

Spring Enrollment Term

Year

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

4

4

4

Term

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall 

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Semester

Prep Phase 1

Prep Phase 2

Additional Prep

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 1

Clinical Phase 2

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 3

Clinical Phase 4

Semester Off

Clinical Phase 5

Clinical Phase 6

Summer Enrollment Term

ADMISSIONS

View the admission requirements for the Traditional and 3-Year BSN programs.

COST

View the cost and tuition of the Traditional and 3-Year BSN programs.

CURRICULUM

View the curriculum sequence for the Traditional and 3-Year BSN programs.

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