Undergraduate Programs

Course Sequence - Basic BSN Program


Fall Semester   Credits
NUR 200 Theory and Professional Practice 2
NUR 219 Pathophysiology 3
1st 7.5 weeks
NUR 220 Health Assessment 2
NUR 221 Health Assessment Lab 1
2nd 7.5 weeks
NUR 215 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 2
NUR 216 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice Clinical 3
**One Course Breadth of Knowledge (A&H, non-US) 3-4
Spring Semester   Credits
NUR 218 Pharmacology 3
NUR 225 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4
NUR 226 Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical 6
**One Course Breadth of Knowledge (SS-ALAAME) 3-4


Fall Semester   Credits
*MTH 147
(if not yet completed)
Statistical Methods 4
NUR 300 Nursing Leadership and Management 2
NUR 305 Medical Surgical Nursing II 2
NUR 306 Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical 4
NUR 312 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 2
NUR 313 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Clinical 3
Spring Semester   Credits
NUR 310 Nursing Research 2
NUR 325 Pediatric Nursing 2
NUR 326 Pediatric Nursing Clinical 3
NUR 380 Maternal Newborn Nursing 2
NUR 382 Maternal Newborn Nursing Clinical 3
*PHL 240 Health Care Ethics (also counts as A&H) 3


Fall Semester   Credits
NUR 415 Medical Surgical Nursing III 3
NUR 416 Medical Surgical Nursing III Clinical 5
NUR 425 Professional Role Preparation 2
**One Course Social Diversity
(African American Experience)
Spring Semester   Credits
lst 7.5 weeks    
NUR 412 Community Health Nursing 2
NUR 414 Community Health Nursing Clinical 3
2nd 7.5 weeks    
NUR 420 Professional Role Practicum 3
**One Course Social Diversity
(U.S. Diversity)

(May be taken at any time prior to the Nursing class for which they are pre-requisite)

*MTH 147
(or SOC 354 or COM 303)

Statistical Methods

4 credits

*PHL 240

Health Care Ethics

4 credits

**NOTE: Double Starred Courses indicate General Education Electives.
These courses are NOT required to be taken in the semester in which they are listed and are interchangeable. They can also be taken during the summer. These courses must be completed in order to graduate from Cleveland State University, but may be taken in any semester in which they are offered.

Basic BSN Degree Planner

This publication is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, the School of Nursing reserves the right to make changes at any time with respect to course offerings and degree requirements.