You will learn the essential knowledge and skills for nursing in the following major courses:

  • Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Care of Families
  • Pathophysiology
  • Applied Pathophysiology
  • Nursing Interventions I
  • Nursing Interventions II
  • Application of Theory in Nursing Practice I
  • Application of Theory in Nursing Practice II
  • Nursing Care of Complex Patients
  • Complex Patient Care Across the Continuum
  • Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice

Prerequisite coursework

  • Healthcare Teams: Roles and Responsibilities
  • Healthcare Teams and Quality
  • General Psychology
  • Principles and Concepts of Sociology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • Intro to Microbiology
  • Nutrition
  • Statistics
  • Aging: Opportunities and Challenges

Supporting coursework

  • Pharmacology for the Health Care Professional
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Biomedical Ethics or Christian Ethics

Transfer students:

Completion of similar prerequisite and supporting coursework at another institution is not a guarantee that these requirements have been met.

Before taking prerequisite or supporting courses at another institution, call St. Kate's Office of Admission or use our Transfer Evaluation System (or click "" on that web page) to see if the class will transfer.