Students seeking a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing are required to complete all Elon University core requirements, all nursing pre-requisites, and the 65 credit hour nursing curriculum, including 17 nursing courses and 540 clinical hours.

TOTAL 37
YEAR ONE
Fall Courses Credit Hours
ENG 110: Writing: Argument and Inquiry 4
STS 110: Intro to Statistical Reasoning or STS 212: Statistics in Application 4
BIO 111/113: Introductory Cell Biology/Lab 4
PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology 4
ELN 101/NRS 101: First Year Advising Seminar/Nursing at Elon 1
Winter Courses
COR: Expression (course in literature, philosophy or fine arts 4
Spring Courses
COR 110: The Global Experience 4
COR 121/122: World Language (choice of foreign language) 4
BIO:263/265: Human Anatomy/Lab 4
NURS 200: Healthcare Relationships I: Disparity, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 4
TOTAL 34-38
YEAR TWO
Fall Courses Credit Hours
BIO 264/266: Human Physiology/Lab 4
CORE: Society (Course in economics, geography, political science,
psychology, human service studies or sociology/anthropology)
4
NRS 210: Foundations of Nursing 6
CORE: World Language 122 (Second foreign language course if needed) 4
Winter Courses
CORE: Civilization (Course in history, world languages, art history
or religious studies)
4
Spring Courses
CORE: Expression (Course in literature, philosophy, or fine arts) 4
PSY 240: Lifespan Development 4
PEH 324: Nutrition 4
NRS 220: Assessment of Health and Wellness for Nursing Practice 4
TOTAL 32
YEAR THREE
Fall Courses Credit Hours
BIO 253: Microbiology for Health Professionals 4
NRS 230: Principles of Physiology and Pathophysiology for Nursing 3
NRS 240: Pharmacology for Nursing Practice 3
NRS 310: Nursing Management of Adults I 6
Winter Courses
CORE: Advanced Studies (300-400 level course outside the major field in Arts and Sciences) 4
Spring Courses
CORE: Advanced Studies (300-400 level course outside the major field in Arts and Sciences) 4
NRS 320: Family-Centered Nursing Care for Infants, Children and Adolescents 4
NRS 330: Gerontological Nursing 2
NRS 340: Multiple Perspectives in Mental Health 4
TOTAL 33
YEAR FOUR
Fall Courses Credit Hours
NRS 400: Preparatory Seminar: Healthcare Relationships II 1
NRS 420: Population and Community Health 4
NRS 440: Reproductive Health 4
NRS 450: Nursing Management of Adults II: Complex Health Cond 6
Winter Courses
NRS 430: Healthcare Relationships II: Disparity, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 4
Spring Courses
NRS 410: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 4
NRS 460: Crucial Conversations in Healthcare 2
NRS 470: Pathways to Practice 4
CORE: Elon COR Capstone outside the major field at the 300- or 400-level 4