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  All tracks lead to a Diploma in Nursing from Muhlenberg and an Associate in Science(A.S.) degree from Union County College.

New Time Limits for Transferring in Science Courses
Anatomy and Physiology I and II (Biology 105 and Biology 106) must be successfully completed within (5) years prior to enrollment in Muhlenberg School of Nursing.
Microbiology (Biology 108) must be successfully completed within (5) years prior to enrollment in Muhlenberg School of Nursing.
Chemistry (Chemistry 105 or Chemistry 113 and Chemistry 114) remains at the (10) year limit.

Below is the curriculum design for all nursing tracks. Click the course number for a description of the course.

GENERIC TRACK
First Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 BIO105  Anatomy and Physiology I
3
3
4
 CHE105  Chemistry-Health Sciences
3
3
4
 ENG101  English Composition 1
3
1
3
 NURM100  Mathematics for Pharmacology
1
 
1
 NURM119  Introduction to Nursing Concepts
3
 
3
      
total
15
Second Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 BIO106  Anatomy and Physiology II
3
3
4
 PSY101  General Psychology
3
 
3
 NURM121  Nursing I
4
12 
8
      
total
15
Third Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 BIO108  Microbiology
3
3
4
 PSY205  Child Psychology
3
 
3
 NURM122  Nursing II
4
12 
8
      
total
15
Fourth Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours

SOC101
 Principles of Sociology
3
 
3
 ENG102  English Composition II
3
1
3
 NURM221  Nursing III
4.5
13.5
9
      
total
15
Fifth Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 NURM222  Nursing IV
4.5
13.5
9
   Humanities Elective
3
 
3
   Humanities Elective
3
 
3
      
total
15


ACCELERATED TRACK
Courses at Union County College (if necessary)

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 BIO105  Anatomy and Physiology I
3
3
4
 BIO106  Anatomy and Physiology II
3
3
4
 BIO108  Microbiology
3
3
4
 CHE105  Chemistry-Health Sciences
3
3
4
 ENG101  English Composition
3
1
3
 ENG102  English Composition II
3
1
3
 PSY101  General Psychology
3
 
3
 PSY205  Child Psychology
3
 
3
 SOC101  Principals of Sociology
3
 
3
 NURM100  Mathematics for Pharmacology
1
 
1
   Humanities Elective
3
 
3
   Humanities Elective
3
 
3
     
total
38

Spring Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 NURM141  Accelerated Nursing - Spring
6.5
19.5
13
      
total
13

Summer Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 NURM241
 Accelerated Nursing - Summer
 (12 week summer session)
6.8
20.6
11
      
total
11

Fall Semester

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 NURM242  Accelerated Nursing - Fall
6.5
19.5
13
      
total
13


LPN TO RN TRACK
Courses at Union County College (if necessary)

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 BIO105  Anatomy and Physiology I
3
3
4
 BIO106  Anatomy and Physiology II
3
3
4
 BIO108  Microbiology
3
3
4
 CHE105  Chemistry-Health Sciences
3
3
4
 ENG101  English Composition I
3
1
3
 ENG102  English Composition II
3
1
3
 PSY101  General Psychology
3
 
3
 PSY205  Child Psychology
3
 
3
 SOC101  Principles of Sociology
3
 
3
      
total
31
Summer Session I

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
 *NURM120  LPN Transition Course
7.5
7.5
4**


Semester I

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
   Humanities Elective
3
 
3
 *NURM221  Nursing III
4.5
13.5
9
      
total
12
Semester II

     Course
 
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Credit
Hours
   Humanities Elective
3
 
3
 NURM222  Nursing IV
4.5
13.5
9
      
total
12

Nursing Credits: 38
General Education Credits:   37

Total Credits 75


*Transfer limits:   BIO sciences 5 years
CHE sciences 10 years
**These 4 credits are held in escrow and upon passing NURM120, advanced standing awarded for:
NURM 100 1 credit
NURM 119 3 credits
NURM 121 8 credits
NURM 122 8 credits


PATHWAYS TO BSN TRACK


Pre-Enrolled

     Course
 
Credit
Hours
 *BIO105  Anatomy & Physiology I
4
 *CHE105  Chemistry - Health Sciences
4
 ENG101  English Composition I
3
 PSY101  General Psychology
3
 
total
14


Semester I

     Course
 
Credit
Hours
 *BIO106  Anatomy & Physiology II
4
 *BIO108  Microbiology
4
 ENG102  English Composition
3
 NURM119  Introduction to Nursing Concepts
3
 NURM100  Mathematics for Pharmacology
1
 
total
15


Semester II

     Course
 
Credit
Hours
 NURM121  Nursing I
8
 SOC101  Principles of Sociology
3
 PSY205  Child Psychology
3
 **NURS3010  Health Assessment
2
 
total
16


Semester III

     Course
 
Credit
Hours
 NURM122  Nursing II
8
 **CPS1031  Intro to Computers
3
 SOC2100  Sociology of the Family
3
 
total
14


Semester IV

     Course
 
Credit
Hours
 NURM221  Nursing III
9
   ***History elective
3
 **NURS3020  Found. Transcultural Care
3
 
total
15


Semester V

     Course
 
Credit
Hours
 NURM222  Nursing IV
9
 **PHIL3314  **Philosophy Moral Problems in Medicine & Healthcare
(Spring only)
3
 **NURS3000  Conceptual Foundations/Inq. in Nursing
3
 
total
15

Nursing Credits: 38
General Education Credits:   37

Total Credits 75 (6 cr. taken at Kean University)

Additional BSN Track Credits: 14
*Transfer limits: BIO sciences - 5 years
CHE sciences - 10 years

**Kean University course
*** History elective and PHIL3314 to be taken at Kean University - Fulfills requirements for humanities elective at UNION County College.