Sample program plans: BSN

Full Time or Part Time; What is right for you?

The following are sample program plans for Bachelor of Science in Nursing students. Program plans are individualized after admission. 

PART-TIME STUDY
Year 1 (may begin in summer or autumn quarter
)

Quarter Course Credits
Summer
(5 credits)
Elective coursework1 5
Autumn
(7 credits)
T NURS 350: Critical Analysis and Writing 3
T NURS 430: Interpersonal Communication 3
T NURS 450: Transition to Baccalaureate Education 1
Winter
(6 credits)
T NURS 340: Clinical Nursing Phenomena 3
T NURS 403: Introduction to Research in Nursing and Healthcare 3
Spring
(6 credits)
T NURS 410: Ethical Issues in Healthcare2 3
T NURS 412: Healthcare Systems2 3
Year 2 (may take elective coursework in summer)
Quarter Course Credits
Summer
(0-5 credits)
Elective coursework1 0-5
Autumn
(3-8 credits)
T NURS 407: Diversity, Health, and Inequities 3
Elective coursework (if not taken previously)1 0-5
Winter
(7 credits)
T NURS 345: Genetics, Genomics, and Nursing Practice2 1
T NURS 402: Families and Chronic Conditions across the Life Span2 3
T NURS 435: Nursing Leadership2 3
Spring
(6 credits)
T NURS 414: Health, Communities, Populations2 5
T NURS 451: Portfolio Completion 1
  TOTAL: 45
 
FULL-TIME STUDY
Must begin in summer quarter
Quarter Course Credits
Summer
(7 credits)
T NURS 340: Clinical Nursing Phenomena 3
T NURS 350: Critical Analysis and Writing 3
T NURS 450: Transition to Baccalaureate Education 1
Autumn
(14 credits)
Elective coursework1 5
T NURS 403: Introduction to Research in Nursing and Healthcare 3
T NURS 407: Diversity, Health, and Inequities 3
T NURS 430: Interpersonal Communication 3
Winter
(12 credits)
T NURS 345: Genetics, Genomics, and Nursing Practice2 1
T NURS 402: Families and Chronic Conditions across the Life Span2 3
T NURS 410: Ethical Issues in Healthcare2 3
Elective coursework1 5
Spring
(12 credits)
T NURS 412: Healthcare Systems2 3
T NURS 435: Nursing Leadership2 3
T NURS 414: Health, Communities, Populations2 5
T NURS 451: Portfolio Completion 1
  TOTAL: 45

1 Ten (10) credits of required, upper-division electives must be taken in residence at UW Tacoma
2 Course may be taken in winter or spring