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The FIU Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is grounded in hands-on, learner-centered education and evidence-based practice to equip students with the clinical and interpersonal skills, critical thinking, problem-solving and ethical reasoning abilities required to be successful in the profession.

Courses & Syllabi

Visit the FIU Catalog for course descriptions and program requirements.

  • Navigate to the current academic year.
  • Enter the Course Code in the “Search Bar” OR select “Undergraduate”
  • Select “Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences”

Enrolled students can download the program syllabi from FIU Sharepoint - BSN Programs.

Total credits required: 70

  • Junior Year: Fall Semester (15 credits)
    • NUR 3029: Foundations of Nursing Practice (3)
    • NUR 3029C: Foundations of Nursing Practice Lab (2)
    • NUR 3029L: Foundations of Nursing Practice Clinical** (3)
    • NUR 3125: Pathophysiological Basis of Nursing Practice (3)
    • NUR 3066C: Health Assessment & Promotion (4)
  • Junior Year: Spring Semester (16 credits)
    • NUR 3226: Nursing Care of Adults I (3)
    • NUR 3226L: Nursing Care of Adults I Clinical** (3)
    • NUR 3145: Pharmacologic Basis of Nursing Practice (3)
    • NUR 3535: Psychosocial Nursing (3)
    • NUR 3535L: Psychosocial Nursing Clinical** (3)
    • NSP 3801: Inter-Professional Approaches to Health Care (1)
  • Junior Year: Summer Semester (12 credits)
    • NUR 3227: Nursing Care of Adults II (3)
    • NUR 3227L: Nursing Care of Adults II Clinical** (3)
    • NUR 3666: Evidence-Based Nursing & Research in Global Health Care (3)
    • NUR 3821: Professional Nursing Leadership: Concepts & Issues (3)
    • NUR 3685L: Integrative Nursing Care I*** (0)
  • Senior Year: Fall Semester (15 credits)
    • NUR 4355: Care of Families: Childrearing Nursing (3)
    • NUR 4355L: Care of Families: Childrearing Nursing Clinical** (3)
    • NUR 4455: Care of Families: Childbearing Nursing (3)
    • NUR 4455L: Care of Families: Childbearing Nursing Clinical** (3)
    • NUR 4686L: Integrative Nursing Care II* (0)
    • NUR 4667: Nursing in Global Health Care Systems (3)
  • Semester V: Spring (12 credits)
    • NUR 4636C: Care of Communities: Community Health Nursing (4)
    • NUR 4286: Nursing Care of Older Adults (2)
    • NUR 4945L: Senior Clinical Practicum (1:3)**** (4)
    • NUR 4940: Senior Nursing Synthesis (2)

**Clinical = Credits x 1:2 x 15 Weeks
***Simulation = Credits x 1:2 x 15 Weeks (up to 50% of clinical hours are simulation)
****Practicum = Credits x 1:3 x 15 Weeks