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Sample Full-time Curriculum Plan (One Year to Complete) 

Session
(6-8 weeks)
Full-time OptionCredits
1NUR 305 - Professional Communication for Nurses
NUR 315 - Professional Nursing Practice
3
3
2NUR 325 - Integrated Concepts of Nursing Care
MATH 220 - Elementary Statistics
4
3
3NUR 335 - Integrated Concepts of Nursing Care
NUR 400 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
4
3
4NUR 340 - *Community Health Nursing
NUR 420 - Nursing Leadership and Management
4
3
52-credit nursing elective option
NUR 450 - *Nursing Concepts Capstone I
2
2
62-credit nursing elective option
NUR 455 - *Nursing Concepts Capstone II
2
2
TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED IN THE MAJOR35
* Course includes a practicum component
Note:
TRANSFER credits – UIU will transfer up to 90 credits of lower and upper division coursework
ELECTIVES if needed, select additional nursing electives or from any UIU coursework to earn a minimum of 120 total credits for graduation.

Sample Part-time Curriculum Plan (20 Months to Complete) 

Session
(6-8 weeks)
Part-time Option – First YearCredits
1NUR 305 - Professional Communication for Nurses3
2NUR 325 - Integrated Concepts of Nursing Care I4
3NUR 335 - Integrated Concepts of Nursing Care II4
4MATH 220 - Elementary Statistics3
5NUR 400 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing3
6NUR 315 - Professional Nursing Practice3
Session
(6-8 weeks)
Part-time Option – Second YearCredits
1NUR 340 *Community Health Nursing4
2NUR 420 Nursing Leadership and Management3
32-credit nursing elective option
NUR 450 - *Nursing Concepts Capstone
2
2
42-credit nursing elective option
NUR 455 - *Nursing Concepts Capstone
2
2
TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED IN THE MAJOR35
* Course includes a practicum component
Note:
TRANSFER credits – UIU will transfer up to 90 credits of lower and upper division coursework
ELECTIVES if needed, select additional nursing electives or from any UIU coursework to earn a minimum of 120 total credits for graduation.

Nursing Electives

  • NUR 301           Logic & Reasoning in Nursing (3)
  • NUR 331           Complementary and Alternative Healthcare (1)
  • NUR 352           Exploring Transcultural Nursing (4) *Includes travel abroad experience
  • NUR 430           History of Nursing (2)
  • NUR 432           Honoring Self-Care: Balancing Mind, Body and Spirit (2)
  • NUR 434           Introduction to Global Health (2)
  • NUR 436           Understanding Nursing Theory (3)
  • NUR 438           Our Image: The Image of Nursing (2)
  • NUR 440           Service Learning (1 – 3)
  • NUR 442           Understanding Healthcare Policy (2)
  • NUR 446           Principle Fiscal Resource Management (3)