Course Schedules

Nursing@USC students can complete the program on a full-time or part-time basis. Below are sample schedules of a full-time and part-time student. These schedules are only examples of possible course arrangements and should serve as a useful guide as you explore Nursing@USC.

Full-Time Student (5 Semesters)

SemesterCourse NumberCourse NameCredits
Pre-course
NURS 500
Bridge Course
2
1
NURS 501
Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice
4
1
NURS 502
Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span
On-Campus Intensive #1
3
1
NURS 503
Theory: Clinical Management of Adult Patients
3
2
NURS 504
Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
3
2
NURS 505
Clinical Practicum: Management of Adult Patients
3
2
NURS 507
Theory: Clinical Management of the Childbearing/Childrearing Family
3
3
SOWK 506
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
3
3
NURS 600
Theory: Clinical Management of Adult Patients with Complex Medical Issues
On-Campus Intensive #2
3
3
NURS 601
Clinical Practicum: Management of the Childbearing/ Childrearing Family
3
3
NURS 602
Research/ Analytical Methods
3
4
NURS 603
Transforming Research Evidence into Practice
3
4
NURS 604
Clinical Practicum: Management of Adult Patients with Complex Medical Issues
3
4
NURS 605
Professional Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing
2
5
NURS 606
Health Policy Principles in Changing Health Care Contexts
2
5
SOWK TBD
Elective
3
5
NURS 607
Theory: Family Primary Care
2
5
NURS 608
Clinical Practicum: Family Primary Care
3

Part-Time Schedule (8 Semesters)

SemesterCourse NumberCourse NameCredits
Pre-course
NURS 500
Bridge Course
2
1
NURS 501
Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice
4
1
NURS 502
Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span
On-Campus Intensive #1
3
2
NURS 503
Theory: Clinical Management of Adult Patients
3
2
NURS 504
Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
3
3
NURS 505
Clinical Practicum: Management of Adult Patients
3
3
NURS 507
Theory: Clinical Management of the Childbearing/Childrearing Family
3
4
NURS 600
Theory: Clinical Management of Adult Patients with Complex Medical Issues
On-Campus Intensive #2
3
4
NURS 601
Clinical Practicum: Management of the Childbearing/ Childrearing Family
3
5
NURS 602
Research/ Analytical Methods
3
5
NURS 605
Professional Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing
2
5
SOWK 506
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
3
6
NURS 603
Transforming Research Evidence into Practice
3
6
NURS 604
Clinical Practicum: Management of Adult Patients with Complex Medical Issues
3
7
NURS 607
Theory: Family Primary Care
2
7
NURS 608
Clinical Practicum: Family Primary Care
3
8
NURS 606
Health Policy Principles in Changing Health Care Contexts
2
8
SOWK TBD
Graduate Nursing Elective
3

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