BSN Program Curriculum

3-Year BSN Curriculum

At Chamberlain you will benefit from a student-centric learning environment enhanced by small class sizes, individualized instruction and diversified clinical learning opportunities. Our faculty and curriculum emphasize learning over teaching. At Chamberlain, you are evaluated on your ability to analyze, synthesize and apply the information you have learned.

Chamberlain’s BSN curriculum is designed to advance students’ ability to retain and apply essential knowledge. The focus is on conceptual learning, giving students the skills to translate theory into practice. 

The BSN degree program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 66 credit hours in nursing.

For Columbus or Cleveland campus students enrolled prior to May 2016 and students attending a North Carolina campus, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program consists of 129 credit hours, with 60 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 69 credit hours in nursing. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Curriculum

Curriculum Effective May 2016

Clinical Nursing Courses:

Fundamentals – Patient Care NR-226
Mental-Health Nursing NR-326
Maternal-Child Nursing NR-327
Pediatric Nursing NR-328
Adult Health I NR-324
Adult Health II NR-325
Complex Adult Health NR-341
Community Health Nursing NR-442
Collaborative Healthcare NR-446
Capstone Course NR-452

Non-Clinical Nursing Courses:

Transition to the Nursing Profession NR-103
Health & Wellness NR-222
Fundamentals – Skills NR-224
Nutrition, Health & Wellness NR-228
Pathophysiology NR-283
Pharmacology for Nursing Practice NR-293
Health Assessment I NR-302
Health Assessment II NR-304
Information Systems in Healthcare NR-360
Evidence-Based Practice NR-449

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan – New Curriculum Effective May 2016 (PDF)

Curriculum Plan – Ohio Campus Students Enrolled Prior to May 2016 and Students Attending a North Carolina Campus

Clinical Nursing Courses:

Fundamentals – Patient Care NR-226 
Mental-Health Nursing NR-320 
Maternal-Child Nursing NR-321 
Pediatric Nursing NR-322 
Adult Health I NR-324 
Adult Health II NR-325 
Critical Care Nursing NR-340 
Community Health Nursing NR-442 
Collaborative Healthcare NR-446 
Capstone Course Capstone Course NR-452 

Non-Clinical Nursing Courses:

Transitions in Nursing NR-101 
Health & Wellness NR-222 
Fundamentals – Skills NR-224 
Nutrition, Health & Wellness NR-228 
Pathophysiology I NR-281 
Pathophysiology II NR-282 
Pharmacology I NR-291 
Pharmacology II NR-292 
Health Assessment I NR-302 
Health Assessment II NR-304 
Information Systems in Healthcare NR-360 
Evidence-Based Practice NR-449

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plans:

  • For Ohio Campus Students Enrolled Prior to May 2016 (PDF)
  • For Students Attending a North Carolina Campus (PDF)

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