Nursing, A.S.N.

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Major

Students fully admitted into the ASN program are exempt from the Core and instead complete a customized general education, as noted below.

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
ENG 101 Bison image Beginning Composition 13
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition3
CHM 205General, Organic, and Biochem 13
PSY 201 Bison image Introductory Psychology (CT) 13
BSC 227Human Anatomy 14
BSC 228 Bison image Human Physiology4
Major-Specific
BSC 250 Bison image Microbiol & Human Disease4
DTS 314Nutrition & Diet Therapy3
PSY 311Child Development3
NUR 120Introduction to Nursing8
NUR 220Health Alterations I8
NUR 225Psychiatric Nursing4
NUR 230Health Alterations II7
NUR 235Maternal-Child Nursing6
NUR 241Health Alterations III9

Major Information

  • Students are required to know and track their degree requirements for graduation or for entrance to a professional school.
  • Course offerings and course attributes are subject to change semesters. Please consult each semester’s schedule of courses for availability and attributes.
  • Every NUR course is taught every semester and the support courses are taught as such as well.

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Two Year Plan

The Associate in Science in Nursing Program is a cooperative effort between the Marshall University College of Health Professions and St. Mary’s School of Nursing. This program may be completed in two academic years and requires 72 credit hours. General education courses are offered on the Marshall University campus and nursing courses are offered at St. Mary’s School of Nursing. Graduates of this program receive an Associate in Science in Nursing degree from Marshall University and are eligible to make application to the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
NUR 120 Introduction to Nursing 8
BSC 228 Bison image Human Physiology 4
PSY 311 Child Development 3
DTS 314 Nutrition & Diet Therapy 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
BSC 250 Bison image Microbiol & Human Disease 4
NUR 220 Health Alterations I 8
NUR 225 Psychiatric Nursing 4
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
General Education Courses 13
 Credit Hours13
Second Year
First Semester
NUR 230 Health Alterations II 7
NUR 235 Maternal-Child Nursing 6
 Credit Hours13
Second Semester
NUR 241 Health Alterations III 9
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours72