The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Accelerated BS in Nursing Program of Study

The Accelerated BS in Nursing track starts each September. There are at least two days per week of clinical experience each term that can occur on weekends and on day, evening, and night shifts. NCLEX preparation assessments (ATI) are required every term. 

Term 1 Fall

 

 

N315

Health and Physical Assessment

3 cr

N333     

Pathophysiology/Pharmacology I

3 cr

N406

Nursing Process: Clients with Common Health Disruptions

3 cr

N407

Nursing Process: Clients with Common Health Disruptions – Practicum

4 cr

N420

Introduction to Nursing Research

3 cr

Winter Term - Between Fall and Spring 1st Year

N304 Concepts in Nursing 

2 cr

Term 2 Spring

 

 

N334

Pathophysiology/Pharmacology II   

3 cr

N436

Comprehensive Nursing

4 cr

N437

Comprehensive Nursing: Practicum 

3 cr

N439

Community Health Nursing

3 cr

N498T

Community Health Nursing: Practicum

3 cr

Term 3 Summer

 

 

N325

Maternal-Newborn Nursing

2 cr

N398I

Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Practicum

2 cr

N326

Nursing Care of Children

2 cr

N398F

Nursing Care of Children: Practicum

2 cr

N327

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

2 cr

N398G

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Practicum

2 cr

Term 4 Fall 

 

 

N438

Professional Role

3 cr

N498

Internship*

4 cr

N441

Decision Making Strategies for Prof Nursing Practice

1 cr 

N321

Preventive Care and Integrative Therapies

2 cr

N3XX

Nursing Elective

Total credits required for graduation:        58