Suggested Degree Pathway for Nursing - 3.5-year degree

For students who entered fall 2019 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
HSCI.1010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL) 3
HSCI.1030 Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab I (SCL) 1
NURS.1010 Strategies for Academic Success 1
PSYC.1010 General Psychology (SS) 3
SOCI.1010 Intro to Sociology (SS) 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 14
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
HSCI.1020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (SCL) 3
HSCI.1040 Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab II (SCL) 1
HSCI.2110 Basic Clinical Microbiology 3
HSCI.2130 Basic Clinical Microbiology Lab 1
MATH.2830 Intro to Statistics (MATH) 3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 16
HSCI.2510 Physiological Chemistry I (STEM) 3
HSCI.2530 Physiological Chemistry Lab I 1
HSCI.3190 Pathophysiology 3
NURS.2110 Nursing Assessment & Skills 2
NURS.2110L Nursing Assessment & Skills Lab 1
PSYC.2600 Child & Adolescent Development 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 15
HSCI.2520 Physiological Chemistry II 3
HSCI.2540 Physiological Chemistry II Lab 1
HSCI.3060 Intro to Gerontology (SS) 3
NURS.2120 Intro to Nursing Practice (DCA) 3
NURS.2120L Intro to Nursing Practice Lab 1
NURS.2120R Intro to Nursing Practice Medical Calcs 1
NURS.2180 Pharmacology 3

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 15
NURS.3010 Research Nursing & Health Care (IL)1 3
NURS.3100 Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families I1 5
NURS.3110 Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families Practicum I (AIL)1 4
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 15
NURS.3140 Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families II1 5
NURS.3150 Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families Practicum II (SRE)1 4
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3

Senior Year

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NURS.4100 Acute Care Nursing 5
NURS.4110 Acute Care Nursing Practicum (CTPS) 4
NURS.4120 Community Health & Health Policy (QL) 4
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 16

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NURS.4130 Role Transition (WOC) 4
NURS.4140 Role Transition Practicum 6
NURS.4150 Community Project 2
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15
Total Minimum Credits = 120

1This course may be taken either in Fall or Spring.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 5/23/2019