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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.

To learn more about the curriculum framework, objectives and organization of our BSN programs, download the FIU BSN Curriculum Overview document.

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 (7% of clinical hours are simulation)
****Practicum = Credits x 1:3 x 15 Weeks