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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 Plans

Autumn quarter start, part-time plan

YEAR 1

Quarter Course Credits
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 Healthcare 3
T NURS 412: Healthcare Systems 3
Year 2
Quarter Course Credits
Summer
(6 credits)
T NURS 345: Genetics, Genomics, and Nursing Practice 1
Elective coursework1 5
Autumn
(8 credits)
T NURS 407: Diversity, Health, and Inequities 3
Elective coursework 1 5
Winter
(7 credits)
T NURS 402: Families and Chronic Conditions across the Life Span 3
T NURS 435: Nursing Leadership2 3
Spring
(6 credits)
T NURS 414: Health, Communities, and Populations (Lecture and Practicum) 5
T NURS 451: Portfolio Completion 1
  TOTAL: 45

Winter quarter start, part-time plan

Year 1

Quarter Course Credits
Winter
(7 credits)
T NURS 340: Clinical Phenomena 3
T NURS 350: Critical Analysis and Writing 3
T NURS 450: Transition to Baccalaureate Education 1
Spring
(6 credits)
T NURS 410: Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3
T NURS 412: Healthcare Systems 3
Year 2
Quarter Course Credits
Summer
(6 credits)
T NURS 345: Genetics, Genomics, and Nursing Practice 1
Elective coursework1 5
Autumn
(9 credits)
T NURS 407: Diversity, Health, and Inequities 3
T NURS 430: Interpersonal Communication 3
Winter
(8 credits)
T NURS 403: Families and Chronic Conditions across the Life Span 3
T NURS 414: Health, Communities, and Populations (Lecture and Practicum) 5
Spring
(6 credits)
T NURS 402: Families and Chronic Conditions across the Life Span 3
T NURS 435: Nursing Leadership 3
Year 3
Quarter Course Credits
Summer
(5 credits)
T NURS 451: Portfolio Completion 1
Elective coursework1 5
  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

Full-Time Plans

 

Autumn quarter start, full-time plan

Quarter Course Credits
Autumn
(13 credits)
T NURS 340: Clinical Nursing Phenomena 3
T NURS 350: Critical Analysis and Writing 3
T NURS 407: Diversity, Health, and Inequities 3
T NURS 430: Interpersonal Communication 3
T NURS 450: Transition to Baccalaureate Education 1
Winter
(12 credits)
T NURS 345: Genetics, Genomics, and Nursing Practice 1
T NURS 403: Introduction to Research in Nursing and Healthcare 3
T NURS 410: Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3
T NURS 414: Health, Communities, and Populations (Lecture and Practicum)2 5
Spring
(14 credits)
T NURS 402: Families and Chronic Conditions across the Life Span2 3
T NURS 412: Healthcare Systems 3
T NURS 435: Nursing Leadership2 3
Elective coursework1 5
Summer
(6 credits)
T NURS 451: Portfolio Completion 1
Elective coursework1 5
  TOTAL: 45
Summer quarter start, full-time plan
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
(12 credits)
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
Elective coursework1 5
Winter
(12 credits)
T NURS 345: Genetics and Nursing practice 1
T NURS 410: Ethics in Healthcare 3
T NURS 412: Healthcare Systems 3
T NURS 414: Health, Communities, and Populations (Lecture and Practicum) 5
Spring
(12 credits)
T NURS 402: Family and Chronic Conditions 3
T NURS 435: Nursing Leadership 3
T NURS 451: Portfolio Completion 1
Elective coursework1 5
  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