Full-Time Schedule: Registered Nurse Diploma Program

Sample full-time curriculum plan of the UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing RN diploma program (*indicates college courses).

Year One

Hours/Week Totals
Course Weeks Credits/Units Theory Lab Clinical Hours Credits/Units
Fall Term
A&P I* 16 4 3 2







Microbiology* 16 4 3 2
N100A 16 3 2.5 1.5
N100B 16 3 2.5 1.5
Winter Term
A&P II* 16 4 3 2







Nutrition* 16 3 3
N100C 16 7 4.5 7.5
N100D 16 3 2.5 1.5
Spring/Summer Term
N200A 8 7.5 7.5 20





Intro. to Logic* 16 3 3
N200B 8 7.5 7.5 20

*Indicates College Courses


Year Two

Hours/Week Totals
Course Weeks Credits/Units Theory Lab Clinical Hours Credits/Units
Fall Term
N200C 8 7.5 7.5 20 30.5   18
Human Growth* 16 3 3
N200D 8 7.5 7.5 20
Winter Term
N300A 8 7.5 7.5 20  30.5  18
N300B 8 7.5 7.5 20
Human Diversity* 16 3 3
Spring/Summer Term
N400A 8 7 3.75 24 31.5   9
N400B 8 2 3.75

*Indicates College Courses

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