Shadyside School of Nursing Semester Calendar

Full-time Spring Schedule

Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
March – June July– October November – February
*BIO116: Anatomy & Physiology I - 4 credits *BIO117: Anatomy & Physiology II - 4 credits *PHI121: Introduction to
Logic - 3 credits
*BIO115: Microbiology - 4 credits *BIO114: Basic Nutrition - 3 credits Nursing 201 - 7 units
Nursing 100 - 3 units Nursing 102 - 7 units Nursing 202 - 7 units
Nursing 101 - 3 units Nursing 103 - 3 units
Total: 8 credits/6 units Total: 7 credits/10 units Total: 3 credits/14 units
Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
March – June July – October November – December
*PSY152: Human Growth & Development - 3 credits *SWK164: Diversity in Health & Illness - 3 credits Nursing 400 - 7 units
Nursing 203 - 7 units Nursing 303 - 8 units Nursing 401 - 2 units
Nursing 300 - 8units Nursing 304 - 8 units
Total: 3 credits/15 units Total: 3 credits/16 units Total: 9 units

Full-time Fall Schedule

Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
August – December January – April May – August
*BIO116: Anatomy & Physiology I - 4 credits *BIO117: Anatomy & Physiology II- 4 credits *PHI121: Introduction to
Logic - 3 credits
*BIO115: Microbiology - 4 credits *BIO114: Basic Nutrition - 3 credits Nursing 201 - 7 units
Nursing 100 - 3 units Nursing 102 - 7 units Nursing 202 - 7 units
Nursing 101 - 3 units Nursing 103 - 3 units
Total: 8 credits/6 units Total: 7 credits/10 units Total: 3 credits/14 units
Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
August – December January – April May – August
*PSY152: Human Growth & Development - 3 credits *SWK164: Diversity in Health & Illness - 3 credits Nursing 400 - 7 units
Nursing 203 - 7 units Nursing 303 - 8 units Nursing 401 - 2 units
Nursing 300 - 8units Nursing 304 - 8 units
Total: 3 credits/15 units Total: 3 credits/16 units Total: 9 units

Part-time Evening & Weekend

Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
August – December January – April May – August
*BIO115: Microbiology - 4 credits *BIO116: Anatomy & Physiology I - 4 credits *BIO117:Anatomy & Physiology II - 4 credits
*BIO114:Nutrition - 3 credits *PHI121: Introduction to Logic - 3 credits *PSY152:Human Growth &
Development - 3 credits
Total: 7 credits Total: 7 credits Total: 7 credits
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
August – December January – April May – August
Nursing 100 - 3 units Nursing 102 - 7 units Nursing 201 - 7 units
Nursing 101 - 3 units Nursing 103 - 3units *SWK164: Diversity in Health & Illness - 3 credits
Total: 6 units Total: 10 units Total: 3 credits/7 units
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
August – December January – April May – August
 Nursing 202 - 7 units Nursing 203 - 7 units Nursing 300 - 8 units
Total: 7 units Total: 7 units Total: 8 units
Fall Term
(16 weeks)
Winter Term
(16 weeks)
Spring/Summer Term
(16 weeks)
August – December January – April May – August
Nursing 303 - 8 units Nursing 304 - 8 units Nursing 400 - 7 units
    Nursing 401 - 2 units
Total: 8 units Total: 8 units Total: 9 units

* Chatham University courses

N201, N202 and N203 are interchangeable.
N300, N303 and N304 are interchangeable.

Credit Hour Calculations

1 unit theory = 15 hours
1 unit clinical = 45 hours

College courses

1 credit laboratory =30 hours
1 credit theory = 15 hours

Total Credits: 24
Total units: 70
Total clock hours: 2317

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