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Carrollton Location

The Carrollton campus offers a six semester program. The pre-licensure track offered on these campuses are for students who have never been licensed as an RN. This program prepares graduates who are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN, the national licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

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Plan Your Degree

Disclaimer: This program map is intended ONLY as a guide for students to plan their course of study. It does NOT replace any information in the Undergraduate Catalog, which is the official guide for completing degree requirements.

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
C1: ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3
M: MATH 1001 OR 1111

Quantitative Skills and Reasoning or College Algebra

3
I2: XIDS 2002

(Recommended) First-Year Seminar Course

2
T1: BIOL 1107 OR CHEM 1151

Principles of Biology I or Survey of Chemistry I + lab sections

4
S2: Social Science 3

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1101 a C or better.
  • Complete BIOL 1107 with lab or CHEM 1151K with a B or better.
  • MATH 1111 is a co-requisite for CHEM 1151K.
  • Make C or better in MATH 1001 or MATH 1111.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
C2: ENGL 1102

English Composition II

3
T2: BIOL 1108 OR CHEM 1152

Principles of Biology II or Survey of Chemistry II + Lab Section

4
T3: MATH 1401

Elementary Statistic

3
A: Humanities 3
I2 course

If not already taken during term 1

2

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1102 with a C or better.
  • Complete BIOL 1108 with lab or CHEM 1152K with a B or better.

15 Fall Credit Hours + 13 Spring Credit Hours = 28 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
F: BIOL 2251 + Lab

Anatomy & Physiology I

4
S1: HIST 1111 OR 1112

World History

3
P2: POLS 1101

American Government

3
A: Humanities 3

Milestone:

  • Make C or better in BIOL 2251 and Lab section.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
F: BIOL 22 52 + Lab

Anatomy & Physiology II

4
F: BIOL 22 60 + Lab

Foundations of Microbiology

4
P1: HIST 2111 OR 2112

US History

3
I1: Oral Communication 3

Milestone:

  • Make C or better in BIOL 2252 and BIOL 2260 along with Lab section.

Term 3: Summer

Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 3000

Holistic Health Assessment

3
NURS 3210

Medication Mathematics

1
NURS 3101

Professional Nursing Concepts I

3

13 Fall Credit Hours + 14 Spring Credit Hours + 7 summer Credit Hours = 34 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 2101

Pathophysiology & Pharmacology I

3
NURS 3201

Health Care of Client I

4
NURS 3301

Clinical Practice I

6

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 3100

Pathophysiology & Pharmacology II

3
NURS 3202

Health Care of the Client II

4
NURS 3302

Clinical Practice II

6
NURS 3200
Student Success Seminar, (HESI Fundamentals)
1

Term 3: Summer

Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 3400

Nursing Research & EBP

3
NURS 3102

Professional Nursing Concepts II

2
NURS 3300
Student Success Seminar, (HESI Pharmacology)
1

 

13 Fall Credit Hours + 14 Spring Credit Hours + 6 Summer Credit Hours = 33 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 4103

Professional Concepts Capstone

3
NURS 4201

Health Care of the Client III

4
NURS 4300

Clinical Specialty Practice

3
NURS 4301

Clinical Practice III

5
NURS 4100
Student Success Seminar, (HESI Medical/Surgical [Session II – 8 weeks])
1

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 4202

Health Care of the Client IV

3
NURS 4302

Clinical Practice IV

8
NURS 4000

Preparation for Nursing Licensure

2

16 Fall Credit Hours + 13 Spring Credit Hours = 29 Credit Hours

NURS 3200: Required based on HESI Fundamental benchmark score below 850
NURS 3300: Required based on HESI Pharmacology benchmark score below 850
NURS 4100: Required based on HESI Medical- Surgical benchmark score below 850

Crush Your Course

First Year:

  • Learning Hubs spaces are available, work quietly or connect with an Academic Coach.

Middle Years:

  • Check out all the Dining options on campus.
  • Dine West offers an all you can eat Sunday Brunch. Meet your student group here.

Last Year:

Find Your Place

First Year:

Middle Years:

  • Attend a set of Leadership to Go workshops, learn about different leadership models and the importance of self-reflection.
  • Connect with other nursing students by joining the UWG SNA chapter or FUN.

Last Year:

  • Explore healthcare facilities where you plan to live after graduation and available Residency, Intern, and Extern programs to support you in your first year as a nurse.

Broaden Your Perspectives

First Year:

Middle Years:

Last Year:

  • Expand your nursing world by subscribing to a nursing journal. Nursing journals connect you with nurses and nursing topics from all around the world.

Connect Off-Campus

First Year:

  • Visit Wolves Vote to register to vote and learn about the voting process.

Middle Years:

Last Year:

  • Develop an understanding of the issues that affect the community by volunteering at a community clinic.

Take Care of Yourself

First Year:

Middle Years:

  • UWG Counseling Center offers free mental health support, counseling, and other resources to keep you at your best.

Last Year:

Pave Your Path

First Year:

Middle Years:

  • Register with Handshake to find off-campus, and summer work experiences.
  • Explore summer internships at area healthcare facilities.

Last Year:

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