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Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing


Total Credit Hours: 67

Length of the Program: 16 months

Continuous Enrollments: Students must complete all course requirements at the time they are offered to successfully complete program requirements.

Curriculum Plan: Completion of this ABSN degree requires 67 semester hours, 7 clinical rotations, and all integrated testing requirements.

First Semester
GNUR 102 Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
GNUR 207 Individual Family Community Wellness & Health
GNUR 238  The Foundations of Clinical Practice in Nursing
GNUR 293 Pathophysiology
GNUR 297 Clinical Nutrition for Nursing Practice
GNUR 360 Professional Role Development: Researcher
Second Semester
GNUR 294 Foundations of Pharmacology
CMAN 380 Community Health
CMAN 380L Community Health: Lab
MSN 277 Medical/Surgical Nursing: Adult
MSN 277L Medical/Surgical Nursing: Adult Health Lab I
Third Semester
MCN 273 Family Health Patterns I
MCN 273L Family Health Patterns I: Lab
MCN 374 Family Health Patterns II: Care of the Child and Family
MCN 374L Family Health Pat II:Lab
CMAN 272 Mental Health Patterns
CMAN 272L Mental Health Patterns: Lab
Fourth Semester
GNUR 383 Leadership for Professional Nursing Practice
GNUR 383L Leadership for Professional Nursing Practice Lab
GNUR 361 Nursing Ethics
MSN 377 Adult Health II - Advanced Medical-Surgical
MSN 377L Adult Health II - Advanced Medical Surgical Clinical

ABSN Curriculum Plan

*The ABSN program does not accept transfer credit. All courses must be completed at Loyola University Chicago during the program.


Degree Conferral

A BSN degree is conferred after successful completion of all courses and program requirements. Students are encouraged to participate in the Honors and Pinning and Graduation ceremonies.


Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Undergraduate Programs: 1032 West Sheridan Road, BVM Hall, 8th Floor, Room 800, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.3249

Graduate Programs: Medical Center Campus · 2160 South First Avenue, Building 125-4500, Maywood, IL 60153 · 708.216.9101

Health Sciences Division: Loyola University Chicago, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 · http://www.LUC.edu/hsd

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