Suggested Degree Pathway for Nursing - 4-year degree

For students who entered fall 2019 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
HSCI.1010Human Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL)3
HSCI.1030Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab I (SCL)1
NURS.1010Strategies for Academic Success1
PSYC.1010General Psychology (SS)3
SOCI.1010Intro to Sociology (SS)3
Total14

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total14
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
HSCI.1020Human Anatomy & Physiology II (SCL)3
HSCI.1040Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab II (SCL)1
HSCI.2110Basic Clinical Microbiology3
HSCI.2130Basic Clinical Microbiology Lab1
MATH.2830Intro to Statistics (MATH)3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total16
HSCI.2510Physiological Chemistry I (STEM)3
HSCI.2530Physiological Chemistry I Lab1
HSCI.3190Pathophysiology3
NURS.2110Nursing Assessment & Skills2
NURS.2110LNursing Assessment & Skills Lab1
PSYC.2600Child & Adolescent Development3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
HSCI.2520Physiological Chemistry II3
HSCI.2540Physiological Chemistry II Lab1
HSCI.3060Intro to Gerontology (SS)3
NURS.2120Intro to Nursing Practice (DCA)3
NURS.2120LIntro to Nursing Practice Lab1
NURS.2120RIntro to Nursing Practice Medical Calcs1
NURS.2180Pharmacology3

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NURS.3010Research Nursing & Health Care (IL)13
NURS.3100Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families I15
NURS.3110Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families Practicum I (AIL)14
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total15
NURS.3140Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families II15
NURS.3150Health Promotion & Risk Reduction of Families Practicum II (SRE)14
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
NURS.4100Acute Care Nursing5
NURS.4110Acute Care Nursing Practicum (CTPS)4
NURS.4120Comm. Health & Health Policy (QL)4
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
Total16

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
NURS.4130Role Transition (WOC)4
NURS.4140Role Transition Practicum6
NURS.4150Community Project2
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
Total15

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.