Bachelor of Science in Nursing Curriculum

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COURSES

100 LEVEL

First Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
BOT 111Introduction to Botany2002C
ZOO 111Introductory to Zoology2002C
CHM 111General Chem. (Physical & Inorganic)3003C
PHY 111General Physics I3003C
MTH 111Elementary Maths (Alg. & Trig.)3003C
CHM 112Practical Chemistry I0011C
PHY 113General Physics Laboratory I0011C
First semester courses Part 1
Second Semester
BOT 121Plant Form and Function2012C
ZOO 121Functional Zoology2022C
CHM 121General Chemistry II (Organic)2023C
PHY 121General Physics II3033C
MTH 122Elementary Mathematics II (Calculus)0003C
CHM 123Practical Chemistry II0011C
PHY 123General Physics Laboratory II0011C
Second semester courses Part 1

200 LEVEL

First Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
NSC 211Foundations of Professional Nursing2002C
ANA 211Human Anatomy2032C
ANA 212Regional Anatomy2012C
PHS 212Physiology 12002C
PHS 213Physiology 112002C
BCH 211Introduction to Biochemistry I3032C
SAA 211Introduction to Sociology2002C
POL 111Introduction to Political Science2202C
EDU 211Developmental Psychology2002C
Total20
Second Semester
NSC 221Foundations of Professional Nursing 12002C
ANA 222Gross Anatomy2002C
PHY 222Physiology 1112002C
PHY 223Physiology 1V2002C
MMP 221Medical Microbiology & Parasitology2032C
ANA 224Basic Histology and Embryology2032M
BCH 221Introduction to Biochemistry II2002C
Second semester courses Part 2
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D.E First semester to be added to the first semester part II courses

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
GST 111Communication in English I2002M
Second Semester
GST 121Use of Library, Study Skills and
Information Technology (ICT)
2002M
GST 122Communication in English II1001M
Extra courses taken by D.E students

300 LEVEL

First Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
NSC 315Medical/Surgical Nursing 13014C
NSC 316Medical/Surgical Nursing Practicum0062C
NSC 317Community Health Nursing 12002C
NSC 318Community Health Nursing Practicum2062C
NSC 310Epidemiology2002C
PHA 311Clinical Pharmacology and
Chemotherapy
3003C
NSC 312Environmental Health2002C
NSC 313Introduction to Nutrition213C
NSC 314Human behaviour in health
and illness
202C
NSC 315Nursing Ethics and
Jurisprudence
2002C
Second Semester
NSC 325Medical/Surgical Nursing 112002C
NSC 326Medical/Surgical Nursing
Practicum
093C
NSC 323Maternal & Child Health Nursing212C
BOT 325Biostatistics2002C
NSC 327Introduction to Research
Methodology
2002C
NSC 324Mental Health and Psychiatry Nursing 12013C
NSC 327Community Health Nursing 113003C
NSC 328Community Health Nursing Practicum062C
NSC 223Nutrition in health and Disease2002C
Concentrated Clinical Posting 10-12 weeks
Second semester courses Part 3

400 LEVEL

First Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
NSC 411Medical/Surgical Nursing I113014C
NSC 412Medical/Surgical Nursing
Practicum I11
0062C
NSC 413Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing 113003C
NSC 414Research Methodology213C
NSC 415Maternal and Child Health Nursing & Family Planning 112134C
NSC 416Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practicum0062C
PCO 410Clinical Pharmacology and Chemotherapy2002C
NSC 417Management of Nursing Care Services2002C
NSC 418Principle of Education and Teaching Methodology2002C
Total24
Second Semester
NSC 421Medical/Surgical Nursing IV3014C
NSC 422Medical/Surgical Nursing Practicum IV0062C
NSC 423Maternal and Child Health Nursing & Family Planning 110004C
NSC 424Maternal and Child Health Nursing & Practicum0062C
NSC 425Management of Nursing Services
Practicum
0062C
NSC 426Practicum in Teaching and Management0063C
NSC 428Health Economics2002C
Total18
Total Credit For The Session48 Credits
Long Holiday-SIWES Concentrated Clinical Posting 10-12 weeks
Second semester courses Part 4
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500 LEVEL

First Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
NSC 511Maternal and Child Health Nursing 1V2013C
NSC 512Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practicum0062C
NSC 513Community Health Nursing 111213C
NSC 514Community Health Nursing Practicum0062C
NSC 515Seminar in Nursing303C
NSC 516Research Project13003C
NSC 517Medical/Surgical Nursing V2002C
NSC 418Principle of Education and Teaching Methodology2002C
Total22
First Semester courses 500 level

Candidate will choose one of the following courses as elective, which will run for both semesters

Electives

First Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
NSC 500Geriatric Nursing4004E
NSC 501Radiology/Radiotherapy Nursing4004E
NSC 502Ophthalmic Nursing4004E
NSC 503Orthopaedic Nursing4004E
NSC 504Dermatology Nursing4004E
NSC 505Genetic Nursing4004E
Second Semester
NSC 521Research Project 110006C
NSC 522Community Health Nursing 1V2103C
NSC 523Community Health Nursing Practicum0062C
NSC 524Maternal and Child Health
Nursing
2103C
NSC 525Maternal and Child Health
Nursing Practicum
0062C
NSC 526Elective in Nursing specialties4004E
Total19
Second Semester courses

Electives: Candidates will choose one of the following courses

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLELECTURE HOURSTUTORIALPRACTICALCREDIT UNITSTATUS
NSC 506Orthorhinolaryngology Nursing4004E
NSC 507Anaesthetic Nursing4004E
NSC 508Peri-Operative Nursing4004E
NSC 509Paediatrics Nursing4004E
NSC 510Intensive Care Nursing4004E
Electives: Candidates will choose one of the following courses

NB:
Key
C- Core Courses are Courses, which all students must take and pass before they can graduate
M- Mandatory Courses are Courses which students must take but do not have to pass before they move to the next level.
E- Elective Courses are Courses which students do not have to take and pass before they can graduate

Cumulative Credit Load for UTME and Direct Entry 5 years (UTME)

100 LEVEL200 LEVEL300 LEVEL400 LEVEL500 LEVELTOTAL
4640484847229
Cumulative Credit Load for UTME and Direct Entry 5 years (UTME) table

4 year (Direct entry)

200 LEVEL300 LEVEL400 LEVEL500 LEVELTOTAL
46484847189
4 year (Direct entry) table

DE=40+GS
GRADUATION REQUIREMENT Minimum No of Credit Hours: 179
Minimum No of years on the course; 4 years(DE) 5 years (UMTE)
Minimum CGPA: 1.50-2.39

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