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Course Outlines/Content for B.Sc Nursing

For Bachelor of Nursing (B.Sc) in Nigerian universities, admitted students stay a minimum of 5 academic years (for UTME students) or 4 academic years (for Direct entry students) to qualify for the degree.

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Course Outlines (or Curriculum) for B.Sc Nursing

FIRST YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

Required Ancillary Courses 
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
BIO 101                                  Genetics for Medical Students2
BIO 151                                  General Biology I3
CHM 101                                Basic Principles of Chemistry 12
CHM 171                                Basic Practical Chemistry.2
PHY 111                                 General Physics for life Sciences2
PHY 191                                 Practical Physics.2
MAT 111                                General Mathematics.3
  
General Studies Courses 
GSP 101                                  The Use of English /Library Study Skills.2
GSP 201                                  Peace and Conflict Resolution 1.2
 20
SECOND SEMESTER 
Required Ancillary Courses 
COURSE CODECOURSE TITLEUNITS
BIO 152General Biology II.3
BIO 154General Biology (Practical).2
ZOO 122Basic Parasitology2
CHM 112Basic principles of Chemistry II2
CHM 122Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry II2
PHY 112General Physics for Life Sciences II2
PHY 114General Physics for Life Sciences III2
General Studies Courses
GSP 102The Use of English II2
GSP 202Peace and Conflict Resolution II2

 Total

19
SECOND YEAR 
FIRST SEMESTER 
  
COURDE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major Courses 
NSC 201                     Foundations of Nursing I3
NSC 211   Principles of Psycho-Social Nursing in Health Related Professions (For other Depts in FHST)2
  
Required Ancillary Courses 
ANAT 201                  Gross Human Anatomy 13
ANAT 213                  General Embryology2
ANAT 225                  General Histology & Cytology2
BIC 203                      Introduction to Human Biochemistry3
PYS 201                      Human Physiology/Blood2
PYS 203                      Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) & Renal2
  
  
General Studies Courses 
GSP 101                      The Use of English /Library Study Skills2
                                    (for Direct Entry Stds only)
GSP 201                      Peace and Conflict Resolution 1 (for DE stds)2
GSP 207                      Humanities 12
COS 111                     Computer Sciences2
 21/23
SECOND SEMESTER 
COURSE CODE      COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major Courses 
NSC 202                     Foundations of Nursing II.3
NSC 204                     Basic Nutrition in Nursing.2
NSC 212                     Psychology in Nursing.2
NSC 262                     Nursing Practicum/Clinical.3
Required Ancillary Courses 
ANA 202                    Gross Human Anatomy II3
BIC 202                     Metabolism3
PYS 204                      Cardiovascular & Respiratory System2
General Studies Courses 
GSP 102                      The Use of English (for Direct Entry stds only)2
GSP 202                      Peace and Conflict Resolution II (for DE stds only)2
GSP 208                      Humanities II2
 20/22
Clinical posting/experience                                                                          
 
 
THIRD YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
  
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major courses 
NSC 311                     Medical-Surgical Nursing 12
NSC 313                     Pharmacology for Nurses2
NSC 321                     Community Health Nursing 12
NSC 341                     Family Health Nursing 12
NSC 351                     Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing2
Required Ancillary Courses 

ANAT

301                  Head & Neck

3
ANAT 303                  Neuro-anatomy2
PYS 301                     Endocrinology and Reproduction2
COM 353                   Sociology in Health Practice2
LAW 151                    Medical Jurisprudence I2
General Studies Courses 
GSP 207                      Humanities 1   (DE stds only).2
21/23
SECOND SEMESTER
  
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major courses 
NSC 312                     Medical-Surgical Nursing II.4
NSC 314                     Nutrition in Illness/Disease.2
NSC 316                     Paediatric Nursing.2
NSC 322                     Community Health Nursing II.3
NSC 342                     Reproductive Health Nursing I.2
Required Ancillary Courses 
MLS 334                     Introduction to Medical Microbiology.2
COM 351                    Biostatistics in Health Technology.2
LAW 152                    Medical Jurisprudence II2
  
General Studies Courses 
GSP 208                      Humanities II  (DE students only)2
 19/21
Consolidated 26weeks clinical/community postings begin            
FOURTH YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER 
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major courses 

NSC 461                     Community Health Nursing Clinical

6
NSC 463                     Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical.6
NSC 465                     Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing Clinical.3
NSC 467                     Maternal & Child Health Nursing Clinical.6
Required ancillary course 
CED 341                     Introduction to Entrepreneurship2
 23
Consolidated clinical/community postings end 
 
 
 
SECOND SEMESTER
 
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major courses 
NSC412                      Medical-Surgical Nursing III.4
NSC 422                     Community Health Nursing III.3
NSC 432                     Introduction to Nursing Education.2
NSC4 34                     Principles of Management & Administration in Nursing2
NSC 436                     Public Relations in Nursing.2
NSC 442                     Reproductive Health Nursing II.2
NSC 482                     Research Methodology.3
Required ancillary course 
CED342                      Business Development & Management.2                    
                                                                                                                        20 
Clinical/community postings for pre professional and Professional Examination 1                  
 
FIFTH YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
 
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major courses 

NSC 511                     Medical-Surgical Nursing

2
NSC 521                     Community Health Nursing2
NSC 523                     Gerontology/ Geriatric Nursing2
NSC 533                     Health Economics.2
NSC 535                     Guidance & Counseling in Nursing.2
NSC 541                     Reproductive Health Nursing III.4
NSC 571                     Nursing Seminar.3
 17
SECOND SEMESTER 
  
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLEUNITS
Major courses 
NSC562                      Client teaching/Counseling Practicum2
NSC 564                     Nursing Administration & Management Practicum.2
NSC566                      Reproductive Health Nursing Practicum.6
NSC592                      Project.6
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  1. Thanks for the information please can I know their fees per annum?

  2. Please I want the pdf files of this courses from 200level,where can I get them….

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