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RIBN Curriculum

* Courses in bold are nursing classes only. Fall and Spring semesters of Year 4 will be at UNCW only.
* One course must be taken at UNCW (online) each year.
* Can not miss 2 consecutive semesters of classes at UNCW without losing student enrollment (excluding summers)

Fall Year 1

PREFIX  CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
OPTIONS COLLEGE ALGEBRA OR CALCULUS 3
BIO 168 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1 4
BIO 111 GENERAL BIOLOGY + LAB 4
ENG 111 COLLEGE ENGLISH AND WRITING 1 3
OPTIONS AESTHETIC, INTERPRETIVE & LITERARY PERSPECTIVE 3
17

Spring Year 1

PREFIX  CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
BIO 169 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 2 4
BIO 175 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY 3
ENG 112 or 114 COLLEGE ENGLISH AND WRITING 2 3
PSY 150 UNDERSTANDING HUMAN INSTITUTIONS & BEHAVIORS 3
CHM 151 GENERAL CHEMISTRY + LAB 4
17

Summer Year 1

PREFIX CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
PSY 241 DEV PSYCHOLOGY 3
3

Fall Year 2

PREFIX  CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NUR 111 HEALTH CARE CONCEPTS 8
CIS 110 or 111 INTRO TO COMPUTERS 3
LANGUAGE FOREIGN LANGUAGE (111)
*proficiency at the 211 level or higher in a language previously studied or 2 semesters in a new language (111 &112)
4
HIS
OPTIONS
HISTORICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACHES 3
18

Spring Year 2

PREFIX CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NUR 112 HEALTH-ILLNESS CONT 5
NUR 114 HOLISTIC HEALTH CONCEPTS 5
LANGUAGE FOREIGN LANGUAGE (112) 4
PHI OPTIONS HISTORICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACHES 3
17

Summer Year 2

PREFIX CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NUR 113 FAMILY HEALTH CONCEPTS 5
5

Fall Year 3

PREFIX  CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NUR 211 HEALTH CARE CONCEPTS 5
NUR 212 HEALTH SYSTEMS CONCEPTS 5
OPTIONS AESTHETIC, INTERPRETIVE & LITERARY PERSPECTIVE 3
PED 110 FIT & WELL FOR LIFE 2
15

Spring Year 3

PREFIX CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NUR 213 COMPLEX HEALTH SYSTEM 10
MAT151 0R 155 STATISTICS 3
SOC 210
OR
ECO151 or 251
UNDERSTANDING HUMAN INSTITUTIONS & BEHAVIORS 3
16

Summer Year Three

Take and pass NCLEX-RN.

Fall Year 4 (UNCW)

PREFIX  CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NSG 250 HEALTH ASSESSMENT 3
NSG316 PROFESSIONAL NRUSING PRACTIVE OF THE BACCALAUREATE NURSE 3
NSG 334 GERONTOLOGY 3
NSG ELECTIVE
(NSG 480)
LIVING IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY DESIGNATED COURSE 3
NSG ELECTIVE OPTIONS 3
15

Spring Year 4 (UNCW)

PREFIX CURRICULUM COURSE TITLE CREDITS
NSG 404 HEALTH POLICY 3
NSG 406 LEADERSHIP 3
NSG 415 NURSING RESEARCH 3
NSG 405 COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 5
14

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS:  137

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