MANE BSN Program Plan

The Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program plan at Minnesota State University Moorhead including pre-requisite courses needed before applying to the program. PDF version of the MANE BSN program plan

*Courses must be completed before applying to the nursing program
**Courses must be completed before starting the nursing program Semester One Credits

Semester One: Total Credits 13

  • ENGL 101 English Composition or equivalent* (3 cr)
    Goal Area 1B; WI
  • PSY 113 General Psychology or equivalent* (3 cr)
    Goal Area 5
  • General CHEM course CHEM 110 or equivalent* (3 cr)
    Goal Area 3
  • Any General Education Requirement Course* (3 cr)
  • FYE Course (1 cr)

Semester Two: Total Credits 14

  • BIOL 125 Human Anatomy & Physicology I** (4 cr)
    with lab; Goal Area 3
  • BIOL 126 Human Anatomy & Physicology II** (4 cr)
    with lab; Goal Area 3
  • PSY 202 Developmental Psychology** (3 cr)
  • COMM 285 Intercultural Communication** (3 cr)
    Goal Area 7

Semester Three: Total Credits 18

  • NURS 270 Health Promotion and the Role of the Professional Nurse (9N cr, 4 theory/2 lab/3 clinical)
  • NURS 275 Nutrition and the Role fo the Professional Nurse (2 N cr)
  • BIOL 236 Introduction to Microbiology (4 cr)
    With lab; Goal Area 3
    Only offered at MSUM in spring and summer semesters. This course is required to be taken before or during semester 3.

Semester Four: Total Credits 15

  • NURS 280 Chronic & Palliative Care (7 N cr, 3 theory/3 clinical/1 lab)
  • NURS 282 Pharmacology and the Role of the Professional Nurse (3 N)
  • NURS 285 Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing I (2 N)
  • General Education Requirement (WI) (3 cr)

Semester Five: Total Credits 15

  • NURS 361 Acute & Complex Care (7 N cr, 3 theory/3 clinical/1 lab)
  • NURS 362 Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing II (2 N cr)
  • NURS 364 Nursing Leadership I (3 N cr, 2 theory/1 clinical)
  • General Education Requirement (3 cr)

Semester Six: Total Credits 16

  • NURS 406 Nursing Care of the Family (4 N cr, 3 theory/1 clinical)
  • NURS 444 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice (WI) (3 N cr)
  • MATH 134 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr)
    Goal Area 4
  • General Education Requirement (3 cr)
  • General Education Requirement (3 cr)

Semester Seven: Total Credits 16

  • NURS 459 Population-Base Care (7 N cr, 5 theory/2 clinical)
  • NURS 464 Nursing Leadership II (4 N cr)
  • NURS 446 Nursing Informatics (2 N cr)
  • ENGL 286 Writing for the Workplace (WI) (3 cr)

Semester Eight: Total Credits 13

  • NURS 492 Integrative Seminar & Practicum (7 N cr, 4 theory/3 clinical)
  • NURS 485 Global Health Perspectives for Nursing (WI) (3 N)
  • General Education Requirement (3 cr)

Program Credits: 65 nursing; 55 pre-requisites/general education (45 credits of LASC) = 120 Total