Pre-reqs were the only time I got to have any control over my schedule. Once we started actual nursing classes and clinicals, you pretty much don't get to decide how your week is going to look at all. For example, next semester my classes are Community Nursing, Mental Health, Nursing Research and a Gen Ed required History. Community and Mental health are once-per-week classes, offered either M, W, or F mornings from 8:30-11:20. That's it. So you pick what day you want off (M W or F) and the other two you have class. Nursing Research is only offered Thursday evenings or Weds and Fri afternoons. If you can't fit it in either of those times, you'll be taking it as a summer course. Clinicals we have no choice in either... Community rotation runs for 6 weeks, Tuesdays from 8a-5p. Mental Health clinicals are the other 6 weeks and run T/Th from either 8a-2p or 2p-8p. We don't get to choose which rotation we do first, either.
We have a fairly large program, so lectures and labs have several sections to accomodate the number of students. Depending on when you register for classes, you may be able to choose which professor you get, but there's usually just one or 2 that teach any given course.
I'm in a "traditional" 4-year liberal arts school (where the majority of undergrads are 18-23) so we have a ton of other requirements besides Pre-reqs and nursing courses, and because our Nursing schedules are so fixed, we're forced to fit those other courses in wherever we can. Besides A+PI/II, Chem & Micro, we have Gen Psych, Human Development, Sociology, Communication, History, Philiosophy/Religion, 2 English composition classes, 1 English Literature class, a Fine Arts, Applied Computing, Statistics, and 12-credits of Non-Nursing electives at an "advanced" level (not introductory classes).
As far as testing, it all depends on the teacher. Some barely use the book at all, and create their own power points with relevent information and test based on whatever they taught in lecture. Others will use the powerpoints provided by the publisher and use their test bank as well, and hardly put any of their own input/information into lectures.