Professional Programs, Bachelor of Science, Major in Nursing (4 year, Upper Division, BS in Nursing)
A minimum of 21 units, distributed as follows:
Freshman and Sophomore years, 5 units of nursing cognates:
Biology (4 Units)
____ 209 Human Anatomy & Physiology (fall & summer)
____ 210 Human Anatomy & Physiology (spring & summer)
____ 224 Nutrition (fall, spring only) – Cross listed with Nursing – taken with Microbiology as
Intermediate Learning Community, Spring of Sophomore year.
____ 200 Microbiology (fall, spring) – included in Intermediate Learning Community with Nutrition, spring of student’s Sophomore year.
and one of the following:
____ Psychology 101 – Introduction to Psychology (fall & spring) or
____ Sociology 101 – Principles of Sociology (fall & spring) or
____ Anthropology 101 – Introduction to Anthropology (fall & spring)
*Please note: In addition to the above courses all students must take the ATI TEAS exam and score proficient or higher.
Junior and Senior Years, (16 Units): Nursing Courses
Module I - Fall/Junior Year (4.5 Units)
____ NR351 Dimensions of Health Promotion in the Community (2 Units)
____ NR353 Dimensions of Health Assessment (1 Unit)
____ NR355 Pharmacodynamics (1 Unit)
____ NR356 Medical Dosage and Calculation (0.5 Unit)
Module II - Spring/Junior Year (4.5 Units) Prerequisite courses: NR 351, 353, 355, and 357
____ NR364 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (1.5 Units)
____ NR366 Nursing Care of the Childrearing Family (1.5 Units)
____ NR368 Nursing Care of the Family in Illness I (1.5 Units)
Module III - Fall/Senior Year (5 Units) Prerequisite courses: All NR 300 level courses
____ NR400 Nursing Research (1 Unit)
____ NR465 Psychodynamic Dimensions of Psychiatric Mental Health (1 Unit)
____ NR469 Nursing Care of the Family in Illness II (1 Unit)
____ Elective (1 Unit)
____ Elective (1 Unit)
Module IV - Spring Senior Learning Community of Courses (4 Units)
Prerequisite courses: All NR 300 level courses and NR 400, 465, 469
____ NR472 Community Health Nursing (1.5 Units)
____ NR474 Nursing Leadership & Management (1 Unit)
____ NR476 Dimensions of Mental Health Nursing in the Community (0.5 Unit)
____ NR490 Reflective Tutorial (1 Unit)
* Traditional Students must complete at least 18 units including all prerequisites by June 1 of their sophomore year.
** Transfer Students must be matriculated at Wagner College for at least one year (two semesters; not including summer) prior to beginning the Nursing Program.
*** A failure in any course may necessitate a change in the progression of the individual’s program.
**** Students are pinned at the end of Module IV and are eligible to sit for NCLEX.
For more information download Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook 2020-21 Edition