Prerequisites Requirements

Gonzaga's School of Nursing and Human Physiology Nursing Department Open House demo of stitching with pig feet

NOTE: * classes are nursing prerequisites

Sample First Year

Fall

  • ENG 101 Writing and Persuasion - 3 credits
  • *Math 121 or BUSN 230 - 3 credits
  • Reading and Reasoning - 3 credits
  • *SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
  • *BIOL 105 Information Flow in Biological Systems - 3 credits
  • *NURS 100 Nursing Perspectives - 1 credit

Spring

  • First Year Seminar - 3 credits
  • *CHEM101/CHEM 101L General Chemistry and Lab - 4 credits
  • COMM 100 Communication and Speech - 3 credits
  • Philosophy of Human Nature/Reading and Reasoning - 3 credits
  • BIOL 105L Diversity of Life Lab - 1 credit
  • PSYC 101 General Psychology - 3 credits

Sample Second Year

Fall

  • *HPHY 241/HPHY 241L Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab - 4 credits
  • ENG 102 Literature - 3 credits
  • *NURS 210 Growth and Development - 3 credits
  • Fine Art - 3 credits
  • *NURS 251 Social Determinants - 3 credits

Spring

  • *BIOL 170/BIOL 170L Microbiology and Lab - 4 credits
  • *HPHY 242/HPHY 242L Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab - 4 credits
  • *HPHY 244 Nutrition and Metabolism - 3 credits
  • RELI 1xx - 3 credits
  • History - 3 credits

Sample Third Year

Fall

  • NURS 311 Professional and Therapeutic Communication - 2 credits
  • NURS 314 Assessing and Promoting Wellness - 4 credits
  • NURS 315 Practicum1: Healthy Individuals, Families, and Communities - 5 credits
  • NURS 316 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I - 4 credits
  • PHIL 301 Ethics - 3 credits

Spring

  • NURS 351 Care of Individuals and Families in Healthcare Organizations - 4 credits
  • NURS 352 Practicum II: Care of Individuals and Families within Healthcare - 5 credits
  • NURS 356 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II - 3 credits
  • NURS 404 Research and Information Management (WI) - 3 credits
  • REL 200 World or Comparative Religions - 3 credits

Sample Fourth Year

Fall

  • NURS 402 Acute and Chronic Alterations in Health Status - 4 credits
  • NURS 403: Practicum III: Acute and Chronic Alterations in Health Status - 6 credits
  • NURS 418 Complexity in Health Care Organization - 2 credits
  • PHIL 455 Healthcare Ethics Core Integration Seminar - 3 credits

Spring

  • NURS 465 Professional Nursing within a Complex Adaptive System - 3 credits
  • NURS 466 Community and Populations as Clients - 3 credits
  • NURS 467 Practicum IV: Community and Populations as Clients - 2 credits
  • NURS 468 Practicum V: Member of the Nursing Profession - 3 credits
  • NURS 469 Leadership, Management and Informatics - 2 credits