Oct 17, 2021  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Applied Music

  
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    MUSP 3741. Private Tuba. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3761. Private Percussion. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3771. Private Drumset. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3781. Private Violin. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3801. Private Viola. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3821. Private Violoncello. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3841. Private Bass Viol. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 3861. Private Guitar. (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5261. Private Percussion (1 credit)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5281. Private Violin (1 credit)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5301. Private Viola (1 credit)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5321. Private Violoncello (1 credit)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5341. Private Bass Viol (1 credit)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5361. Private Guitar (1 credit)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5501. Private Voice (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in voice. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5521. Private Piano (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in piano. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5541. Private Organ (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in organ. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5561. Private Flute (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5581. Private Oboe (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5601. Private Clarinet (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5621. Private Bassoon (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5641. Private Saxophone (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5661. Private Trumpet (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5681. Private French Horn (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5701. Private Trombone (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5721. Private Euphonium (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5741. Private Tuba (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5761. Private Percussion (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5781. Private Violin (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5801. Private Viola (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5821. Private Violoncello (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.

  
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    MUSP 5841. Private Bass Viol (2 credits)


    Private study is offered in instruments of the band and orchestra. In each of these fields, the work is adapted to the needs of the individual student. Courses in applied music are required of all music majors and may be elected with permission of the instructor by students not majoring in music. Credit for non-majors is limited to one semester hour. It is the Department of Music policy that non-majors enrolled in private lessons are expected to enroll in an appropriate ensemble. For more information on these matters, please consult the UNCP Department of Music Handbook. Freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors are expected to perform in a minimum of one departmental recital per semester at the discretion of the instructor. Senior music majors must be in preparation for their senior recital.


Special Topics in Music

  
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    MUSS 3xxx. Special Topics in Music (1-3 credits)


    Special projects, courses of study, concert tours, or trips designed to acquaint students with various aspects of foreign life and culture; may include a series of performances at festivals and other venues, home stays, and visits to places of historical and musical interest.


Nursing

  
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    NUR 2010. Medical Terminology for Professional Nursing (3)


    30
    The course focuses on building basic medical vocabulary, including spelling and pronunciation, and the appropriate use of terms related to anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions and their treatment. Students are introduced to medico-legal rationales for the use of a standardized communication method within the healthcare environment and the nurse's role in using proper terminology to ensure safe, quality, and effective nursing care. PREREQ: Pre-nursing majors, enrolled undergraduate nursing students, or approval of course instructor.

  
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    NUR 2020. Critical Thinking in the Nursing Discipline (1)


    Restrictions: Declared nursing majors only This course provides students with an overview of the concept of critical inquiry. The importance of validation of observations and assumptions about the world and the process of critical thinking is examined to help students develop the habits of effective reasoning through a variety of teaching approaches. Application of the critical inquiry process is accomplished through the use of case studies reflecting the worldview of the nursing discipline. PREREQ: Minimum of sophomore classification; declared nursing majors only

  
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    NUR 3000. Transition to Professional Nursing (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course builds on the registered nurse's previous knowledge and experiences applicable to the practice of professional nursing. Emphasis is placed on continuing the formation of a professional identity by addressing the values, societal mandate for nursing, legal parameters of practice, scope and standards of professional nursing practice and the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse within a rapidly changing health care delivery system. Philosophical and theoretical concepts and principles underlying professional nursing practice are examined, with a focus on the concepts used in the Department of Nursing. PREREQ: Admission to Professional Program. RN-BSN, RN-MSN students only.

  
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    NUR 3010. Introduction to Professional Nursing (2 credits)


    2-0
    This course introduces the beginning nursing student to the multiple dimensions of professional nursing. Emphasis is placed on initiating the formation of a professional identity and exploring ways of knowing as a nurse by addressing the values, societal mandate for nursing, legal parameters of practice, scope and standards of professional nursing practice and the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse. Philosophical and theoretical concepts and principles underlying professional nursing practice are examined, with a focus on the concepts used in the Department of Nursing. PREREQ: Admission to Professional Program. Pre-licensure BSN students only.

  
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    NUR 3030. Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice (4 credits)


    2-6
    This course uses theoretical and evidence-based frameworks to introduce students to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes fundamental to professional nursing practice across all practice settings. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process to guide clinical reasoning and decision-making for the provision of safe and appropriate nursing care in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to integrate theory and practice and develop beginning proficiency in the delivery of basic nursing care with individual clients. Clinical learning includes simulation experiences and placement in clinical settings. PREREQ: Admission to Professional Program, Pre-licensure BSN students only. COREQ: NUR 3010 .

  
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    NUR 3040. Normal and Therapeutic Nutrition (2 credits)


    2-0
    This course introduces the principles of nutrition and ways in which these principles are applied to promote an optimal level of functioning for individuals throughout the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on nutrition assessment and interventions in relation to nutritional standards and national health goals which form the basis for understanding the therapeutic application of dietary principles and the nurse's role and responsibility in this aspect of client care. PREREQ: NUR 3010 , NUR 3030 .

  
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    NUR 3050. Pharmacology for Clinical Practice (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course examines the major categories of pharmacotherapeutic agents used in the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health and treatment of illness in individuals across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on understanding the pharmacologic actions of the drugs, expected client responses, adverse/side effects, and implications for nursing care. PREREQ: NUR 3010 , NUR 3030  (pre-licensure BSN students) or permission of instructor (RNs only)

  
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    NUR 3100. Transcultural Nursing (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course is designed to assist students in expanding their view of humans as cultural beings and the influence of culture on health behaviors and health care decisions. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cultural belief systems, the health continuum and caring, and how these concepts affect professional nursing practice. PREREQ: NUR 3010 , NUR 3030  (pre-licensure BSN students). PREREQ/COREQ: NUR 3000  (RNs only)

  
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    NUR 3150. Adult Health Nursing I (5 credits)


    3-6
    This course uses theoretical and evidence-based frameworks to assist students in gaining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to meet the healthcare needs of adults from diverse cultures experiencing acute and chronic alterations in health. Emphasis is placed on the use of the nursing process to guide clinical reasoning and decision-making for the provision of safe and appropriate nursing care in accordance with standards and competencies of professional nursing practice. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to enhance clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and further develop proficiency in professional nursing roles. Clinical learning includes simulation experiences and placement in a variety of acute care settings. PREREQ: NUR 3010 , NUR 3030 .

  
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    NUR 3200. Health Assessment Across the Life Span (3 credits)


    2-3
    This course prepares students to perform a comprehensive health assessment of clients across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition, processing, interpretation, documentation of data to develop a clinical decision. In the laboratory component students practice interviewing skills by obtaining health histories, performing physical and psychosocial assessments to establish a client data base and formulate appropriate nursing diagnosis. PREREQ: NUR 3010 , NUR 3030  (pre-licensure BSN students). NUR 3000  or permission of instructor (RNs only).

  
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    NUR 3250. Pathophysiology Across the Life Span (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on health deviations and their impact on human health and functioning. Emphasis is on the integration and application of basic pathophysiological concepts as they relate to clinical decision-making for health promotion, risk reduction, and disease management across the lifespan. The nursing process is used as a framework for examining clients with varied pathologies. PREREQ: NUR 3010 , NUR 3030  (pre-licensure BSN students). COREQ: NUR 3000  (RNs only).

  
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    NUR 3300. Gerontological Nursing (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course examines the physiological, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual aspects of aging, within the context of family and society. Emphasis is on trends, theories, evidence-based findings, and multidimensional changes of aging and the use of the nursing process as a framework for addressing issues related to health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention in older adults. PREREQ: NUR 3000  or permission of instructor. This course is NOT REQUIRED FOR THE DEGREE for pre-licensure BSN students.

  
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    NUR 3450. Family Nursing I (5 credits)


    3-6
    This course uses theoretical and evidence-based frameworks and standards of professional nursing practice to focus on the health of the childbearing family. The nursing process provides direction to promote, restore and maintain the health of childbearing women, newborns and families from diverse cultures. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to enhance clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and further develop proficiency in professional nursing roles. Clinical learning experiences occur in a variety of clinical settings. PREREQ: NUR 3040 , NUR 3050 , NUR 3100 , NUR 3150 , NUR 3200 .

  
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    NUR 3500. Family Nursing II (5 credits)


    3-6
    This course uses theoretical and evidence-based frameworks and standards of professional nursing practice to focus on the health of the childrearing family. Emphasis includes cultural diversity, family dynamics, growth and development and the use of the nursing process to provide direction for the promotion, restoration, and maintenance of health of the childrearing family. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to enhance clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and further develop proficiency in professional nursing roles. Clinical learning experiences occur in a variety of clinical settings. PREREQ: NUR 3040 , NUR 3050 , NUR 3100 , NUR 3150 , NUR 3200 , NUR 3450 .

  
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    NUR 4000. Nursing Research and Theory (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course provides students with an overview of the role of theory and research in the development of nursing as a profession. Students are introduced to the research process, principles and concepts in both quantitative and qualitative research approaches. With a focus on the role of the professional nurse as a consumer of research, students develop skills in critically reading and evaluating research findings based on nursing theory and practice needs. PREREQ: Completion of all 3000-level courses (pre-licensure BSN students); Completion of all 3000-level courses or permission of instructor (RNs only). PREREQ/COREQ: Statistics-PSY 2080 , SOC 3600 , or MAT 2100 .

  
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    NUR 4120. Leadership in Nursing (5 credits)


    3-6
    The course focuses on leadership and management competencies needed by professional nurses to be full partners in interprofessional teams. Emphasis is on the use of theoretical and evidence-based frameworks in the analysis of current best practices related to leadership roles, organizational communications, team dynamics, quality improvement, safe client-centered care, and the role of nursing related to information systems. The clinical component provides opportunities for students to expand basic leadership skills needed in professional nursing practice and to assume role as change agent in the development and implementation of a change project. Clinical learning experiences occur in a variety of clinical settings. PREREQ: NUR 4000 , NUR 4150 , NUR 4350  (pre-licensure BSN students). COREQ: NUR 4000  or permission of instructor (RNs only).

  
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    NUR 4150. Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (5 credits)


    3-6
    This course focuses on the use of selected theoretical and evidence-based frameworks and the nursing process to guide the planning and delivery of nursing care for individuals, families, and groups at risk for and/or experiencing alterations in social and psychological functioning. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of therapeutic communication, integration of standards of professional nursing practice, and legal and ethical considerations. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to enhance clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and further develop proficiency in professional nursing roles. PREREQ: Completion of 3000-level courses. Pre-licensure BSN students only. COREQ: NUR 4000 .

  
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    NUR 4210. Nursing and Women's Health (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on the current health care challenges and issues of women's health and implications for professional nursing practice. Women's roles in a complex society will be examined to facilitate increased self-awareness as consumers and providers in the health care delivery system.

  
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    NUR 4350. Community Health Nursing (5 credits)


    3-6
    This course addresses diverse population focused health promotion and disease and injury prevention based on social determinants of local, state, national, and global health. Emphasis is on the use of theoretical and evidence-based frameworks, standards for public health nursing, and the nursing process to guide the planning and delivery of nursing care for families, populations, and aggregates within the community. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to enhance clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and further develop proficiency in professional nursing roles. Clinical learning experiences occur in a variety of community settings. PREREQ: Completion of 3000-level courses. PREREQ/COREQ: NUR 4000  or permission of instructor (RNs only).

  
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    NUR 4400. Professional Nursing Honors Practicum (1 credit)


    0-0
    This course provides outstanding academic nursing students the opportunity to identify and analyze a nursing topic and/or problem of major interest. Students enrolled will create their project and learning objectives in collaboration with faculty facilitator. PREREQ: Must be classified as a senior and have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of "B" (3.0) and Department Chair approval. This course is NOT REQUIRED FOR THE DEGREE. Students are encouraged to consider this course if planning to attend graduate school.

  
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    NUR 4450. Adult Health Nursing II (6 credits)


    3-9
    This course focuses on nursing care needs of adults with acute and complex health problems related to major body systems. Emphasis is on the use of theoretical and evidence-based frameworks, standards of professional nursing practice, and the nursing process as a guide to for the planning and delivery of nursing care for adults experiencing complex health problems. The clinical component provides the opportunity for students to enhance clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and further develop proficiency in professional nursing roles to meet the rapidly changing needs of clients with complex health problems. Clinical learning experiences occur in a variety of clinical settings. PREREQ: NUR 4000 , NUR 4150 , NUR 4350 .

  
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    NUR 4510. Transition to Professional Nursing: A Capstone Experience (3 credits)


    2-(8*)
    This course facilitates the transition of students into professional practice through preceptorships with professional nurses in a variety of clinical settings. Through this culminating experience, students synthesize knowledge of nursing cognates and general education and refine their professional nursing roles. The experience allows faculty to assess each student for minimal achievement of competencies within the program outcomes. PREREQ: Pre-licensure BSN students only. COREQ: NUR 4120 , NUR 4450 . To enroll in this course students must have adhered to all Department of Nursing policies and procedures during this and prior semesters.

  
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    NUR 4550. Professional Nursing Issues in Practice (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course is the capstone experience that includes synthesis of nursing cognates and general education. The experience allows the students to demonstrate achievement of competencies within the program outcomes. The course incorporates essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the professional nurse in practice. PREREQ/COREQ: To be taken simultaneously with or after completing all other requirements for the BSN degree. RN-BSN students only.


Nursing--Graduate

  
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    NUR 5000. Advanced Nursing Concepts in Theory and Practice (3 credits)


    3-0
    The course prepares students to critique, evaluate, and utilize theory in advanced practice nursing. Students will analyze and evaluate selected contemporary theories and frameworks from nursing and related disciplines to develop a comprehensive, ethical, and holistic approach to client care within their nursing practice. Emphasis will be on the integration of nursing middle--‐range and practice theories, theories related to cultural aspects of care, population focused theories, and change theories into advanced nursing practice. PREREQ: Admission to School of Graduate Studies and Nursing Graduate Program

  
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    NUR 5010. Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on the development of skills needed to analyze, critique, and conduct nursing research for scientific and clinical merit to promote evidence‐based nursing practice. Students will build on their knowledge of the research process and conduct an in‐depth analysis of research methods as a framework for studying clinical issues. Emphasis will be on the use of descriptive and inferential statistics, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and application and utilization of research related to advanced nursing practice. PREREQ: NUR 5000  or permission of instructor.

  
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    NUR 5020. Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on pathophysiological processes across the lifespan and the development of clinical reasoning skills that distinguish the relationships between normal and altered physiological functioning of body systems. Particular attention will be given to etiology, pathogenesis, developmental and environmental influences, and clinical manifestations of major health problems. Changes associated with individuals of different ethnic/racial origins, gender and which occur across the lifespan will be examined. Relevant evidence‐based research findings related to pathophysiologic changes will be included.

  
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    NUR 5030. Advanced Concepts of Pharmacology in Nursing (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course builds on a foundation of basic pharmacology to provide students with advanced theoretical and empirical knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherpaeutics of drug groups. Students will apply advanced knowledge in pharmacology to support clinical decision‐making for the therapeutic management of clients across the lifespan. PREREQ: NUR 5020 .

  
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    NUR 5040. Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making (3 credits)


    2-1
    This course focuses on the development of advanced practice nursing skills related to health assessment and clinical decision-making. Health assessment focuses on interviewing to acquire a comprehensive health history and refinement of physical examination skills of populations across the lifespan. Clinical decision-making focuses on the diagnostic process, prevention and early detection of risk factors, abnormal assessments and related pathology, developing differential nursing diagnoses, and developing individualized plans of care. Students will have an opportunity to enhance and refine their critical thinking, diagnostic reasoning, documentation, and communication skills in the laboratory component of the course. PREREQ: NUR 5020 .

  
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    NUR 5100. Rural Health Care: Theoretical Foundations (2 credits)


    2-0
    This course focuses on the theoretical and philosophical basis for rural health from nursing and related disciplines, providing an overview of rural culture, rural health issues, healthcare priorities for rural dwellers, and strategies for dealing with challenges facing rural healthcare providers. Areas of emphasis will include: analysis of key rural concepts, rural healthcare policy, impact of technology on rural healthcare, workforce issues in rural health, and challenges facing the nurse case manager or clinical nurse leader working with rural populations. PREREQ: NUR 5000 , NUR 5010 .

  
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    NUR 5110. Policy, Organization, and Financing of Health Care (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course provides an overview of health care policy, organization, and financing with emphasis on current health care trends. The focus is to educate the nurse case manager or clinical nurse leader to collaborate with members of the health care community in the planning and provision of quality, cost‐effective care. Emphasis is placed on the development of a leadership role in managing human, fiscal, and physical health care resources in order to improve client outcomes and eliminate health disparities. Core concepts include basic policy development and policy analysis, health care finance systems, government structure related to health care, primary health care, core public health functions, and patient safety and quality.

  
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    NUR 5120. Human Relations Management (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on establishing relationships with person(s) and families, group dynamics, team building, leadership and management skills, negotiation, human diversity in health and illness, conflict management, and rural health issues relevant for case management of rural populations.

  
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    NUR 5130. Nursing Case Management Process (4 credits)


    3-1
    This course examines the process of case management and the evolving role of the case manager in a variety of settings across the continuum of health care, with particular emphasis on populations residing in rural and medically underserved areas. Emphasis is on examining the fundamental concepts, components, principles and models of case management, as well as measuring and evaluating outcomes of case management related to access, quality, costs and client satisfaction. PREREQ: NUR 5000 , NUR 5010 , NUR 5100 , and NUR 5110 .

  
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    NUR 5140. Epidemiology and Global Health (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on the distribution and determinants of health‐related states or conditions in specified populations and the application of this study to control health problems. Students will be presented with epidemiologic models and methods in order to assess the health of individuals and populations to prevent or control health conditions, diseases, and injuries. Emphasis is on a local to global perspective and on application of methods to improve healthcare delivery and health policy. PREREQ: NUR 5000  and NUR 5010 .

  
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    NUR 5150. Case Management Capstone Practicum (6 credits)


    1-5
    This course focuses on the application of the nurse case manager's functions of assessing, planning, intervening, monitoring, and evaluating health care in rural communities. Emphasis is placed on implementing a coordinated, evidence‐based, interdisciplinary, collaborative, integrated and cost effective approach to health care with rural populations. PREREQ: Completion of all coursework related to the major with the exception of NUR 5160 .

  
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    NUR 5160. Master's Rural Case Manager Research or Action Project (3 credits)


    1-2
    This course provides the opportunity for students to develop and implement a research or action project reflecting analysis, synthesis, and integration of their learning for advanced practice as a nurse case manager. Students will participate in a seminar as part of the rural case manager project. This course will be taken during the final semester of study. PREREQ: Completion of all coursework related to the major with the exception of NUR 5150 .

  
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    NUR 5210. Leadership in Clinical Microsystems (4 credits)


    3-1
    The focus of this course is on assessment of clinical microsystems in healthcare settings to identify needed changes in the clinical trajectory for patients within the system. Development of the role of the CNL student as a patient care coordinator and educator for interprofessional team is the aim of this course. Improving patient safety, quality outcomes, and planning for implementation of innovations in care based on evidence‐based practice will be discussed. PREREQ: NUR 5000 , NUR 5010 , NUR 5110 , NUR 5200 .

  
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    NUR 5230. Clinical Nurse Leader Capstone Practicum (6 credits)


    1-5
    The residency is the culminating application of the role of the CNL. Under faculty supervision, students will design a collaborative residency with clinical preceptors focusing on refinement of nursing leadership skills and management of clinical outcomes in the care environment. The complexities of clinical nursing leadership in interdisciplinary clinical applications will be discussed in weekly meetings. Students will apply evidenced-based practice including risk management, interdisciplinary collaboration for the promotion of patient outcomes and the integration of informatics to advance decision‐making. Advocacy, health care resource, and organizational issues will be intentionally evaluated. Students will develop a written analysis of personal leadership skill development and reflection of the impact of CNL change within the care environment. PREREQ: Completion of all coursework related to the major with the exception of NUR 5240 .

  
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    NUR 5240. Master's Clinical Nurse Leader Research or Action Project (3 credits)


    1-2
    This course provides the opportunity for students to develop and implement a research or action project reflecting analysis, synthesis and integration of their learning for advanced practice as a clinical nurse leader. Students will participate in a seminar as part of the clinical nurse leader project. This course will be taken during the final semester of study. PREREQ: Completion of all coursework related to the major with the exception of NUR 5230 .

  
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    NUR 5300. Educating Diverse Populations (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course provides students with the opportunity to understand the ever‐changing demographics of society and how these changes influence health care delivery systems and approaches to education. Concepts of design and adaptation of instructional materials and methods will be explored as well as the impact of educator and learner characteristics on the education process. PREREQ: NUR 5000 , NUR 5010 .

  
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    NUR 5310. Curriculum Theory and Design in Nursing Education (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course focuses on curriculum design in nursing education. Theories of education and cognitive development, as a foundation for program development, will be presented. Students will participate in the curriculum-design process using mission and philosophy statements as the basis of curriculum development. The evaluation process and its impact on curriculum development, implementation and outcomes will be considered.

  
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    NUR 5320. Classroom Teaching and Integration of Technology (3 credits)


    2-1
    This course focuses on the development and analysis of classroom teaching and learning strategies in nursing education. Adult learning principles of teaching and learning will be incorporated into the innovative strategies developed within this course. Integration of new technology in instructional design and delivery will be highlighted. Students will produce media‐rich, interactive programs for use in nursing education or continuing education programs. PREREQ: NUR 5000 , NUR 5010 , NUR 5300 , NUR 5310 .

  
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    NUR 5330. Clinical Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators (3 credits)


    2-1
    Much of the basic education for nurses and for students in other health professions occurs in clinical settings. These settings require teaching methodologies quite different from the classroom setting. This course focuses on clinical instruction and the development of clinical judgment in the health professions. Emphasis will be given to clinical education in undergraduate programs. PREREQ: NUR 5000 , NUR 5010 , NUR 5020 , NUR 5030 , NUR 5040 , NUR 5300 , NUR 5310 .

  
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    NUR 5340. Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education (3 credits)


    3-0
    This course provides students the opportunity to learn evaluation concepts, including testing and measurement in nursing education at the didactic, clinical and programmatic levels. Content includes strategies to assess and evaluate learning in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains. Quality improvements, as well as legal and ethical considerations are explored. Key concepts include classical test theory; criterion and norm referenced theory and technique; reliability, validity, and the associated descriptive statistics; preparation of instrumental objectives for use in developing classroom tests and clinical nursing performance evaluations.

  
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    NUR 5350. Nurse Educator Capstone Practicum (6 credits)


    1-5
    This course is a concentrated opportunity to function in an advanced nursing role as a nurse educator, integrating clinical and functional role activities within a chose setting. Emphasis includes educator nursing practice, functional role responsibilities, and activities with emphasis on their relationship to client outcomes. PREREQ: Completion of all coursework related to the major with the exception of NUR 5360 .

  
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    NUR 5360. Master's Nurse Educator Research or Action Project (3 credits)


    1-2
    This course provides the opportunity for students to develop and implement a research or action project reflecting analysis, synthesis, and integration of their learning for advanced practice as a nurse educator. Students will participate in a seminar as part of the nurse educator project. This course will be taken during the final semester of study. PREREQ: Completion of all coursework related to the major with the exception of NUR 5350 .


Special Topics in Nursing

  
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    NURS 4xxx. Special Topics in Nursing (x credits)


    (x)(x)
    The course offers the student the opportunity to study through trips designed to acquaint students with nursing education, practice, and health care policy from a global perspective. Students will be expected to compare nursing education, practice, and health care policy in a variety of geographical settings. As announced. Acceptance is competitive.


Public Policy and Administration

  
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    PAD 2010. American State & Local Government, Administration & Policy (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: Cross-listed with PLS 2010
    An examination of the institutions, administrative issues, politics, and policy concerns in American state and local government.

  
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    PAD 3100. Introduction to Public Administration (3 credits)


    An introductory study of general principles and problems of administrative organization in government: federal, state, and local. The role, relationships, processes, and control of governmental institutions, in the political context, with special emphasis on the American experience, will be surveyed. PREREQ: PLS 1010

  
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    PAD 3190. Public Policy and Analysis (3 credits)


    This course seeks to explore both the causes and consequences of public policy, i.e., both policy determination and policy impacts. The former is concerned with political, economic, social, environmental or other factors which are hypothesized to be political determinants. The latter is concerned with social, economic, political, or other conditions which are hypothesized to be policy impacts. PREREQ: PLS 1010

  
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    PAD 3440. Introduction to Budgeting and Financial Management (3 credits)


    This course introduces students to budgeting and other aspects of financial management as applied in government and non-profit organizations. Topics covered include financial planning, implementation, and analysis. The purpose and process of public budgeting are also emphasized. PREREQ: PAD 2010 or PLS 2010 and  PAD 3100 

  
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    PAD 3600. Introductory Internship in Public Administration (3 credits)


    The acquisition of public management experience through an arranged internship in a government or community agency or enterprise, under the instruction and supervision of the major professor and a designated official of the agency or enterprise involved. PREREQ: PAD 3100 and PLS 2330

  
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    PAD 3610. Advanced Internship in Public Administration (3 credits)


    This is a continuation of the internship of PAD 3600 . It continues the acquisition of public management experience through an arranged internship in a government or community agency or enterprise, under the instruction and supervision of the major professor and a designated official of the agency or enterprise involved. PREREQ: PAD 3600 .

  
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    PAD 3640. Practicum in Public Administration (6 credits)


    Restrictions: Open to majors in Political Science only. This course provides students with management experience of at least 80 working days with regular wages provided by a government or community agency. Working under the supervision of a professor and a designated official of the agency, students produce an extended report exploring a concern of the agency. PREREQ: PAD 3100 and PLS 2330, and consent of instructor and departmental chair.

  
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    PAD 3980. Directed Research in Public Administration I (1-3 credits)


    Written acceptance by a supervising faculty member is required, based on the student's written proposal. A copy of the proposal together with the faculty member's acceptance must be submitted for approval to the Department Chair prior to registration. PREREQ: PLS 1010 and permission of instructor.

  
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    PAD 3990. Directed Research in Public Administration II (1-3 credits)


    Written acceptance by a supervising faculty member is required, based on the student's written proposal. A copy of the proposal together with the faculty member's acceptance must be submitted for approval to the Department Chair prior to registration. PREREQ: PLS 1010 and permission of instructor.

  
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    PAD 4500. Policy Studies (3 credits)


    This course will examine the theories and concepts used in the study of public policy. Approaches to analyzing both process and outcomes will be discussed. Students will engage in the study of policy problems and the practical or applied implementation of policy analysis. PREREQ: PLS 1010.

  
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    PAD 4530. Advanced Public Administration (3 credits)


    Focus on managerial, political, and legal theories and processes of public administration; examination of how these are used to fulfill legislative, executive, and judicial mandates for the provision of regulatory and service functions for American society as a whole, and for some segments of it. PREREQ: PAD 3100 , PLS 2330  .

  
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    PAD 4530/5510. Advanced Public Administration (3 credits)


    Focus on managerial, political, and legal theories and processes of public administration; examination of how these are used to fulfill legislative, executive, and judicial mandates for the provision of regulatory and service functions for American society as a whole, and for some segments of it. PREREQ: PAD 3100 , PAD 2330 .

  
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    PAD 4770. Topics in Public Policy (3 credits)


    This course will focus on a substantive policy issue area, focusing on policy and administrative issues surrounding the issue area. PREREQ: .PLS 1010 The specific policy will vary by semester.

  
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    PAD 5000. Leadership and Administration in Public Affairs (3 credits)


    This course deals with roles of public and non-profit managers and leaders in guiding organizations to meet the demands of changing domestic and global conditions. The course covers the evolution of modern leadership and administrative strategies and employs relevant research literature, case/ scenario analysis, and diagnostic activities.

  
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    PAD 5010. Organizational Behavior (3 credits)


    The course will examine explanations of individual behavior (perceptions, attributions, motivations, attitudes); the nature of human behavior in groups (group dynamics, power, leadership); and organizational structures and processes that affect human behavior (organizational and job design, communication, performance appraisal). Principles of organizational change and development will also be addressed. The course will employ case analyses and directed readings in relevant research literature as well as text materials.

  
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    PAD 5020. Legal, Policy, and Ethical Issues in Administration (3 credits)


    This course analyzes current legal, policy and ethical issues which apply to administrators in both public and private organizations. Emphasis will be given to regulatory policy, statutory and case law in administration, the politics of regulation, along with administrative and legal processes pertaining to implementation and enforcement. An important emphasis will also be given to the ethical implications of the political, policy, and legal issues raised. Topics will include governmental practices, and administrative responsibility.

  
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    PAD 5030. Economic Analysis for Public Managers (3 credits)


    An examination of economic issues and methods which are relevant to public and non-profit administration, and public policy. Topics covered include microecononomic concerns such as supply and demand, firms and markets, welfare economics, and benefit-cost analysis. Methods of macroeconomic analysis and stabilization policies are also reviewed.

  
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    PAD 5040. Financial Resource Administration (3 credits)


    Financial processes and structures in organizations. Focuses on financial environment, financial concepts, financial analysis, financial dynamics of expansion and retrenchment, capital structure, capital budgeting, and dividend policy.

  
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    PAD 5050. Analytical Methods (3 credits)


    Examination of methodologies used to analyze management problems and improve managerial decision making. Includes research design, modeling, measurement and observational techniques, using library and computing resources, analysis of quantitative data, and the evaluation and application of administrative and management research.

  
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    PAD 5060. Human Resource Administration (3 credits)


    Study of how an organization secures, develops, maintains, and rewards employees to meet organization objectives. Topics include recruitment, selection, training performance appraisal, compensation, benefits, and labor‑management relations. Examines effective integration of human resource functions.

  
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    PAD 5070. Computer Technology in Administration (3 credits)


    Study of computer technology in contemporary organizations. Primary emphasis is on developing a conceptual framework for selecting appropriate hardware and software configurations to perform different organizational functions. The limitations and complications associated with computer technology are also covered. Students will complete several individual projects involving direct experience with various categories of application software, including work processing, database management, statistical analysis, spreadsheet analysis, and decision making.

 

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