Curriculum Guideline

Psychiatric Nursing (Bachelor of Science)

Effective Date:
Program Code
BSPNUR
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Health Sciences
Department
Nursing - Psychiatric
Credential Type
Bachelor's Degree
Transcript Title
Psyc Nurs-Bachelor of Science
Date of First Offering
Start Term
200920
End Term
201620
Institutional Unit
Nursing - Psychiatric
Credential
Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing
Length of Program
Eight semesters
Credits
123.50
Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing have changed.  Please see the Curriculum Notice on the right side of this page for the most up-to-date information.

Curriculum Framework

Year 1: Semester 1

PHIL 3125 Philosophy for Psychiatric Nurses 3.0
ENGL 1130 or approved substitution Academic Writing 3.0
BIOL 1103 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (or equivalent) 3.0
PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology 3.0
Elective (UT)   3.0
  Total 15.0

 

Year 1: Semester 2

ENGL Elective (UT)   3.0
BIOL 1203 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (or equivalent) 3.0
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology II 3.0
Elective (UT)   3.0

MATH 1160 or PSYC 2300

Introduction to Statistics or Data Analysis in Psychology

3.0
  Total 15.0

 

Year 2: Semester 3

PNUR 1101 Psychiatric Nursing Concepts I 4.5
PNUR 1121 Therapeutic Relations I 1.5
PNUR 1130 Clinical Procedures I 1.5
BIOL 2401 Introduction to Microbiology  3.0
PSYC 2341 Abnormal Psychology 3.0
PNUR 4575 Psychiatric Nursing Research 3.0
  Total 16.5

 

Year 2: Semester 4

PNUR 1201 Psychiatric Nursing Concepts II 3.0
PNUR 1221 Therapeutic Relations II 1.5
PNUR 1230 Clinical Procedures II 1.5
PNUR 1250 Psychiatric Nursing Pharmacology I 1.5
PNUR 1261 Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Practice I 5.0
  Total 12.5

 

Year 3: Semester 5

PNUR 2301 Psychiatric Nursing Concepts III 4.5
PNUR 2321 Therapeutic Relations III 1.5
PNUR 2330 Clinical Procedures III 1.5
PNUR 2351 Psychiatric Nursing Pharmacology II 1.5
PNUR 4585 Psychiatric Nursing in Addictions and Mental Health 3.0
PNUR 2361 Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Practice II 5.0
  Total 17.0

 

Year 3: Semester 6

PNUR 3401 Psychiatric Nursing Concepts IV 4.5
PNUR 3421 Therapeutic Relations IV 1.5
PNUR 3430 Clinical Procedures IV 1.5
PNUR 3461 Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Practice III 5.0
PNUR 3171 Family Health Promotion for Psychiatric Nursing Practice 3.0
PNUR 3341 Group Theory 1.5
  Total 17.0

 

Year 4: Semester 7

PNUR 4503 Comprehensive Geriatric Theory Assessment

3.0

PNUR 4573 Psychiatric Nursing of Children and Adolescents 3.0
PNUR 4521 Therapeutic Relations V 1.5
PNUR 4572 Psychiatric Nursing Community Concepts 3.0
PNUR 4561 Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Practice IV 5.0
  Total 15.5

 

Year 4: Semester 8

PNUR 4601 Nursing Leadership and Management 3.0
PNUR 4661 Psychiatric Nursing Degree/Diploma Clinical Practice V: Perceptorship 9.0
PNUR Elective Upper Level, Online delivery 3.0
  Total 15.0

 

Students must have credit (“C” grade or higher) for BIOL 1103, BIOL 1203, PSYC 1100, PSYC 1200 and ENGL 1130 (or approved English course substitution) and most other Semester 1 and 2 courses prior to entering Semester 3.