Curriculum

The Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Nursing (BSN) is a 4 year program in 8 semesters to complete 120 credits. The 120 credits consist of 60 pre-requisites and general courses, and 60 credits in Nursing Science that includes theory and practice. It is a bilingual program offered from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Monday to Friday.

Curricular Sequence

Code Course Title Credits
  Semester 1 Total 17
ENG 101 Basic Composition English 1 3
MAT 101 College Algebra 4
SOC 101 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
LAT 101 Latin American and the Caribbean I: The Colonial Period 3
BIO 101 Anatomy and Physiology 1 4
  Semester 2 Total 16
ENG 102 Advanced Composition English II 3
SPA 101 Basic Spanish 3
CHE 101 Preparation for general Chemistry 3
LAC 102 Afro Caribbean Societies and Cultures 3
BIO 102 Anatomy and physiology 2 4
  Semester 3 Total 17
CHEM 202 Essential of general Chemistry 3
CHEM 203 Essential of General Chemistry Laboratory 2
SPAN 202 Advanced Spanish 3
SOC 202 Race, Ethnicity and society 3
PHIL 201 Contemporary Moral Issues 3
NUR 101 Human Growth and Development 3
  Semester 4 Total 13
ANT 201 Introduction to evolution 3
NUR 102 Analysis and Action for Community Health 3
BIO 201 Microbiology 4
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
  Semester 5 Total 15
PHA 202 Health Assessment 3
COMP 101 Information and Technology in Nursing 3
NUR 201 Nursing as Human Sciences 3
NUR 202 Therapeutic Nursing Intervention 1: Introduction to professional Nursing 6
  Semester 6 Total 15
NUR 301 Ways of Knowing Nursing : Nursing Research 3
NUR 302 Therapeutic Intervention II: Adult Health Nursing 3
NUR 303 Therapeutic Intervention III: Chronic Psychiatric and Mental Health Conditions 6
NUR 304 Pharmacologic Basis of Nursing Practice 3
  Semester 7 Total 15
NUR 401 Altered Health States: (Pathophisiology) 3
NUR 402 Therapeutic Interventions IV: Childbearing and Childbearing Families 6
NUR 403 Decision Making 3
PHIL 202 Bioethics 3
  Semester 8 Total 12
NUR 404 Trends and Issues in Nursing and Health Care 3
NUR 405 Therapeutic Interventions V: Nursing Synthesis 6
NUR 406 Professional Nursing Management 3
  Total BSN Credits 120

 

*Graduates from our BSN program are required to apply for the Puerto Rico Board of Examiners of Health Professionals nursing licene in order to practice nursing.

Degree Requirements

To be able to graduate from the Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, the student needs to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Have taken the Analysis and Action for Community Health course (NUR102) at the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine.
  • Complete all the Nursing courses at the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine.
  • Total compliance with the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy.
  • Have an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50.
  • Number of credit hours or contact hours to respond to the programmatic level of degree awarded.

The totals of credit hours are distributed as follows:

General Studies: 45
Prerequisites: 21
Major Courses: 54

TOTAL CREDITS: 120

General Course Descriptions

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General Courses

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Nursing Courses

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