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The traditional nursing curriculum is a four-year program where you can begin taking nursing courses in your sophomore year. Upon completion of your nursing curriculum, you are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree. First-year students, transfer students, licensed practical nurses, and registered nurses are all eligible for admission to the major. Students are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree upon completion of the nursing curriculum (120 credits).Prerequisites:
|BIOL 1075||Anatomy & Physiology I||3|
|BIOL 1175||Anatomy & Physiology I Lab||1|
|BIOL 1085||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BIOL 1185||Anatomy & Physiology II Lab||1|
|CHEM 1001||Chemical Concepts||3|
|CHEM 1002||Chemical Concepts Laboratory||1|
Requirements for Nursing Major:
|NSG 2000||Health Assessment||3|
|NSG 2012||Simulations in Clinical Judgement and Evidence Based Nursing Interventions I||1|
|NSG 2014||Conceptual Basis for Nursing Practice||3|
|NSG 2041||Nursing Care of Adults I||7|
|NSG 2242||Simulations in Clinical Judgement and Evidence Based Nursing Interventions II||1|
|NSG 3037||Nursing Care of Older Adults||2|
|NSG 3041||Evidence for Nursing Practice||3|
|NSG 3050||Nursing Care of Adults II||7|
|NSG 3073||Maternity Nursing||4|
|NSG 3074||Nursing Care of Children||4|
|NSG 3075||Mental Health Nursing||4|
|NSG 3076||Community Health Nursing||4|
|NSG 3460||Introduction to Health Care Policy and Financing||2|
|NSG 3982||Senior Seminar: Synthesis of Nursing Practice||3|
|NSG 3984||Senior Clinical Practicum||2|
|NSG 3900||Preparation for Licensure||1|
|PSY 2400||Human Development||3|
|MATH 1150||Statistics I||3|
View policies and a sample curriculum plan for the traditional undergraduate nursing program in the Curry College course catalog (PDF), beginning on page 159.
Each semester, Curry College Nursing students engage with residents of the Simon C. Fireman Residential Community, an independent senior housing complex affiliated with Hebrew SeniorLife, as part of their Nursing of Older Adults course. Structured activities foster mutual respect and regard as students and older adults benefit from discussion, reflection and experiential learning. Students and residents value these enriching intergenerational encounters that promote an enhanced awareness and appreciation for the worth and dignity of each individual.
Amber Soucy '13 applied to several colleges when looking at Nursing programs, but when it came down to making a decision, the choice was clear. "I was directly accepted into the Curry Nursing program...I received better scholarships from Curry...and I would also get to start my clinical rotations during sophomore year, so I would gain that real world experience right off the bat."
The Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society (Theta at Large) at Curry College is active in supporting local nursing scholars through our ongoing research and academic awards program.
Helping people is in Julia Jacobs' blood...literally. She eventually followed in her father's footsteps by becoming both a volunteer firefighter and certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) while in high school. It was only logical that when she started looking at colleges, she would pursue a career in a similar field.
"I looked at bigger nursing schools, but I realized the best option for me was a smaller school where professors know who you are. I also wanted a school with ties to Boston, because the city offers some of the best hospitals and clinical sites in the United States." Meet Jay Cobden '14 - Nursing
Enhance your value to healthcare organizations by developing the leadership abilities required to measurably improve overall quality, reduce costs, raise the level of nursing practice and increase patient, family and physician satisfaction when you enroll in the Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN-CNL®) program at Curry College.