Nursing for RNs Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 41

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
MATH 124 Elementary Statistics 3
PHIL 110 Introduction to Critical Thinking I 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 1,2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 210
BIOL 211
General Microbiology and Public Health
and General Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory
4
CHEM 101
CHEM 102
Survey of Chemistry
and Survey of Chemistry Laboratory
4
COMM 150 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
 Units14
Third Semester
BIOL 212
BIOL 213
Principles of Human Physiology
and Principles of Human Physiology Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units15
Fourth Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 8
 Units14
Fifth Semester
NURS 311 Human Development and Health Assessment Theory and Lab 5
NURS 312GW Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing - GWAR 3
NURS 314 Health Promotion in Nursing 3
NURS 315 Health Promotions in Nursing - Practicum 2
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
NURS 326 Reproductive Health Theory 3
NURS 327 Reproductive Health Practicum 3
NURS 328 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Theory 3
NURS 329 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum 3
NURS 350 Nursing Interventions Practicum I 2
 Units14
Seventh Semester
NURS 410 Nursing Care of Children Theory 3
NURS 411 Nursing Care of Children Practicum 3
NURS 420 Nursing Care of Adults Theory 3
NURS 421 Nursing Care of Adults Practicum 3
NURS 450 Nursing Interventions Lab II 2
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units17
Eighth Semester
NURS 520 Advanced Medical Surgical and Critical Care Nursing 3
NURS 521
Advanced Medical Surgical and Critical Care Nursing Capstone Practicum
or Advanced Medical Surgical and Critical Care Nursing Capstone Practicum
3
NURS 522 Chronic Care and End of Life Care Theory 3
NURS 530 Community Health and Global Perspectives Theory 3
NURS 531 Community Health and Global Perspectives Practicum 3
 Units15
 Total Units120
1

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE or major.

2

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.