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Twin Cities Campus

Nursing B.S.N.

School of Nursing
School of Nursing
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2017
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 99 to 102
  • University of Minnesota Rochester
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The four-year BSN program consists of one year of prerequisite courses and a three-year nursing sequence. Students are admitted to the three-year sequence after completing the prerequisites. Admission is once a year for the upcoming fall semester. The program has a full-time, primarily day school curriculum. The program prepares students to be professional nurses who think critically and analytically as they encounter today's complex health care issues and a wide variety of client needs. Graduates are eligible to take the registered nurse (RN) licensure examination and be certified as public health nurses. The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota is improving nursing care through nursing education, research, and community service. The school is proud to offer students opportunities to learn from internationally renowned faculty who emphasize inquiry, critical thinking and analysis, clinical excellence, and leadership. Throughout their education, undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects as well as serve the vibrant communities that surround them. Nursing courses at both the Twin Cities and Rochester locations include advanced use of the Internet, interactive television, and other technology-enhanced delivery methods. As a part of one of the nation's most extensive interdisciplinary academic health centers, the University of Minnesota's School of Nursing is located in the heart of two of the most progressive health care communities. The school prepares nurses to the best of its ability by providing them with the technical and human-interaction skills necessary to integrate cutting-edge research into practice.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 6 courses before admission to the program.
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 3.00 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 3.00 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 3.00 transferring from outside the University
Send an application for BSN to School of Nursing.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Required prerequisites
Prerequisite Courses
Rochester students are also required to take BIOL 2331 Anatomy and Physiology I for 4cr and using the A-F grading basis. A minimum of 5 of the required prerequisite courses must be taken using the A-F grading basis.
FSCN 1112 - Principles of Nutrition (3.0 cr)
BIOL 1009 - General Biology [BIOL] (4.0 cr)
or BIOL 1010 - Human Biology: Concepts and Current Ethical Issues [BIOL, CIV] (4.0 cr)
PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
CHEM 1015 - Introductory Chemistry: Lecture [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
or CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory [PHYS] (1.0 cr)
NURS 2001 - Human Growth and Development: A Life Span Approach (3.0 cr)
or FSOS 1201 - Human Development in Families: Lifespan [SOCS, DSJ] (4.0 cr)
or Take exactly 2 course(s) from the following:
· NURS 3690 - Life Span, Growth, and Development I (2.0 cr)
· NURS 3691 - Life Span, Growth, and Development II (1.0 cr)
Freshman Composition
Any course that fulfills the University first-year writing requirement will fulfill this requirement.
WRIT 1301 - University Writing (4.0 cr)
or WRIT 1401 - Writing and Academic Inquiry (4.0 cr)
General Requirements
All students in baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major, minor or certificate in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major, minor or certificate (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
Major Requirements
Rochester students take BIOL 2332 (Anatomy and Physiology II) for 4 cr using the A-F grading basis in lieu of PHSL 3051 (Human Physiology) and the human anatomy requirement. BIOL 2332 is only offered on Rochester campus. PHSL 3051 (Human Physiology) and the human anatomy courses are only offered on Twin Cities campus.
PHSL 3051 - Human Physiology (4.0 cr)
NURS 3801 - Patient Centered Care of Adults and Older Adults I (3.0 cr)
NURS 3703 - Assessment and Beginning Interventions: Nursing Lab 1 (3.0 cr)
NURS 3806 - Nurse as Professional (2.0 cr)
NURS 3803 - Application of Genetics in Nursing (2.0 cr)
PHAR 3800 - Pharmacotherapy for the Health Professions (3.0 cr)
NURS 3705 - Nursing Interventions (2.0 cr)
NURS 4106 - Nurse as Collaborator (1.0 cr)
NURS 4305 - Practicum: Community-based Care of Families Across Life Span (3.0 cr)
NURS 4104 - Ethical Sensitivity and Reasoning in Health Care (2.0 cr)
NURS 4312 - Patient Centered Care: Nursing Care of Families II (4.0 cr)
NURS 4301 - Person Centered Care of Adults and Older Adults II (4.0 cr)
NURS 3115 - Health Informatics and Information Technology [TS] (3.0 cr)
NURS 4321 - Public Health Nursing (2.0 cr)
NURS 4303 - Practicum: Person Centered Care of Adults in Acute Care (3.0 cr)
NURS 4703 - Specialty Focused Practicum I (4.0 cr)
NURS 4705 - Specialty Focused Practicum II (6.0 cr)
NURS 4402 - Taking Ethical Action in Health Care [CIV] (1.0 cr)
NURS 3802 - Patient Centered Care: Nursing Care of Families I (3.0 cr)
NURS 4707 - Nursing Leadership: Professional Practice in Complex Systems (2.0 cr)
NURS 5010 - Foundations of Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration (1.0 cr)
NURS 4704 - Continuum of Care Practicum (2.0 cr)
NURS 4706 - Transition to Practice (1.0 cr)
NURS 3710 - Statistics for Clinical Practice and Research [MATH] (3.0 cr)
or STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or EPSY 3264 - Basic and Applied Statistics [MATH] (3.0 cr)
or SCO 2550 - Business Statistics: Data Sources, Presentation, and Analysis (4.0 cr)
or SOC 3811 - Social Statistics [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or STAT 3021 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3.0 cr)
or STAT 4101 - Theory of Statistics I (4.0 cr)
or PSY 3801 - Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis [MATH] (4.0 cr)
These courses are offered on Twin Cities Campus only. Rochester students, please see note above.
ANAT 3001 - Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
or ANAT 3611 - Principles of Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
or ANAT 3601 - Principles of Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
VBS 2032 - General Microbiology With Laboratory (5.0 cr)
or MICB 3301 - Biology of Microorganisms (5.0 cr)
NURS 4205V - Honors: Nursing Theory and Research [WI] (3.0 cr)
or NURS 4205W - Nursing Theory and Research [WI] (3.0 cr)
NURS 4404V - Honors: Applied Research and Research Utilization [WI] (3.0 cr)
or NURS 4777W - Senior Project in the Nursing Major [WI] (3.0 cr)
Upper Division Writing Intensive within the major
Students are required to take one upper division writing intensive course within the major. If that requirement has not been satisfied within the core major requirements, students must choose one course from the following list. Some of these courses may also fulfill other major requirements.
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· NURS 4205V - Honors: Nursing Theory and Research [WI] (3.0 cr)
· NURS 4205W - Nursing Theory and Research [WI] (3.0 cr)
· NURS 4404V - Honors: Applied Research and Research Utilization [WI] (3.0 cr)
· NURS 4777W - Senior Project in the Nursing Major [WI] (3.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
Rochester
The nursing major is available at two campus locations, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and the University of Minnesota, Rochester. Policies, application materials, and course content are the same at both campuses.
Please note that at the Rochester campus admission prerequisites differ slightly due to course availability at the University of Minnesota, Rochester (UMR). Students admitted to the Rochester location may have a slightly different course sequence, but the timeline is the same at both the Twin Cities and Rochester locations. Contact the School of Nursing for specific information.
 
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FSCN 1112 - Principles of Nutrition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental concepts of nutrition, nutrient functions, human nutritional requirements, food sources. Evaluating nutrition information and food safety. Role of nutrition in chronic disease, public policy, and the environment. prereq: High school biology and chemistry
BIOL 1009 - General Biology (BIOL)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01525
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Major concepts of modern biology. Molecular structure of living things, energy recruitment/utilization, flow of genetic information through organisms/populations. Principles of inheritance, ecology, and evolution. Includes lab. prereq: high school chemistry; 1 term college chemistry recommended
BIOL 1010 - Human Biology: Concepts and Current Ethical Issues (BIOL, CIV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02450
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts related to structure/function of human body. Unifying themes such as homeostasis. Impact of science on society, civic life, and ethics. Weekly debates/discussion relating to current issues in science.
PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00518 - PSTL 1281/Psy 1001/Psy 1001H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific study of human behavior. Problems, methods, findings of modern psychology.
CHEM 1015 - Introductory Chemistry: Lecture (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01088 - Chem 1011/Chem 1015
Prerequisites: [High school chemistry or equiv], two yrs high school math, not passed chem placement exam, Internet access; high school physics recommended; CHEM 1015 is a 3-credit, lecture-only course, with the lectures delivered online via Moodle, and exams taken in person on campus. Internet access is required. Students who will go on to take CHEM 1061/1065 should take CHEM 1015 only. Students who will NOT be continuing on to CHEM 1061/1065 and need to fulfill the Physical Science/Lab core requirement need take the 1-credit lab course CHEM 1017 either concurrently or consecutively. This course will NOT fulfill the Physical Science/Lab core requirement unless the CHEM 1017 lab course is completed either concurrently or consecutively.
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Lectures online, exams on campus. Matter/energy, atoms, compounds, solutions, chemical reactions, mole/chemical calculations, gases, liquids, solids, chemical bonding, atomic/molecular structure, acids, bases, equilibria. Physical/chemical properties of hydrocarbons and organic compounds. Problem solving.
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01884 - Chem 1061/Chem 1071H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Atomic theory, periodic properties of elements. Thermochemistry, reaction stoichiometry. Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids. Molecular/ionic structure/bonding. Organic chemistry and polymers. energy sources, environmental issues related to energy use. Prereq-Grade of at least C- in [1011 or 1015] or [passing placement exam, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1065]; intended for science or engineering majors; concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1065; registration for 1065 must precede registration for 1061
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory (PHYS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01878 - Chem 1065/Chem 1075H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic laboratory skills while investigating physical and chemical phenomena closely linked to lecture material. Experimental design, data collection and treatment, discussion of errors, and proper treatment of hazardous wastes. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1061
NURS 2001 - Human Growth and Development: A Life Span Approach
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theoretical, personal, and culturally determined theories on life span development, from prenatal period through death/dying. Psychoanalytical, behaviorism, cognitive, sociocultural, and epigenetic categories of biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial domains.
FSOS 1201 - Human Development in Families: Lifespan (SOCS, DSJ)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Human development in a family context. Life-course and human development theories. Individual/family development, mate selection, birth, life cycle. Physical, cognitive, language, social, social, and personality development. Historical, social, and cultural factors. How theory/research are applied to everyday lives.
NURS 3690 - Life Span, Growth, and Development I
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Biological/sociological/psychological perspectives of human life span development from prenatal period through young adulthood.
NURS 3691 - Life Span, Growth, and Development II
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
An introductory, multimedia course that incorporates biological, sociological, and psychological perspectives of human life span development for the period of young adulthood through aging and the death experience. prereq: 3690, one general psychology and one general biology course or instr consent
WRIT 1301 - University Writing
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00120 - Writ 1301/Writ 1401
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Drafting, revising, editing. Academic genres. Critical reading, rhetorical analysis for principles of audience, purpose, and argumentative strategies. Emphasizes electronic/print library. Critical analysis, annotated bibliography, research paper. prereq: Placement in Writ 1301
WRIT 1401 - Writing and Academic Inquiry
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00120
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How writing works in varying contexts/genres, how it presents complex arguments. Students read/analyze increasingly challenging texts. Concepts of audience, purpose, and context. Library research, guided revision. prereq: Placement in Writ 1401
PHSL 3051 - Human Physiology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01828
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
How major organ systems function (nerve, muscle, circulation, respiration, endocrine, renal, gastrointestinal, temperature regulation and energy metabolism). Three one-hour lectures, two-hour lab. prereq: [BIOL 1009 or 1 yr college biol], 1 yr college chem
NURS 3801 - Patient Centered Care of Adults and Older Adults I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Person-centered evidence based nursing care for adults, including physical/mental health promotion, acute/chronic illness management. Critical analysis of patient needs/planning nursing care. prereq: Admitted to Nurs BSN program
NURS 3703 - Assessment and Beginning Interventions: Nursing Lab 1
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Psychomotor skills/interventions with focus on therapeutic interventions. Experiential learning activities used to build skill in assessment, planning/implementation of select nursing interventions. Theoretical foundations of nursing interventions. prereq: Admitted to Nurs BSN program
NURS 3806 - Nurse as Professional
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic nursing concepts, role development, competencies, therapeutic use of self, and communication skills for person-centered care and professional teamwork; beginning development of own nursing philosophy; career exploration. prereq: Admitted to nursing BSN program
NURS 3803 - Application of Genetics in Nursing
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Application of genetics to the practice of professional nursing. prereq: Enrolled in nursing major
PHAR 3800 - Pharmacotherapy for the Health Professions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Pharmacotherapy—the treatment of disease through the administration of medications—is a topic central to the practice of nursing. This course is designed to introduce you to the main drug classes available for the treatment of particular diseases and the monitoring parameters for patients taking these medications. You will also learn about basic pharmacology, recognize brand and generic drug names, and explore their common uses and therapeutic classes. A basic understanding of contraindications and precautions related to various classes of medications will also be covered. Additionally, the course develops basic proficiency in the use of drug information resources. Students will be assessed through patient case quizzes and exams. This is a completely online course with weekly due dates. Course information is sent to the University of Minnesota email addresses of registered students shortly before and/or on the first day of classes each fall and spring term. For more information, contact phar3800@umn.edu or 612-624-7976. Prereq: Anatomy and physiology
NURS 3705 - Nursing Interventions
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Psychomotor skills/interventions with focus on therapeutic interventions. Experiential learning activities used to build skill in assessment, planning, implementation of select nursing interventions. prereq: 3703, enrolled in School of Nursing
NURS 4106 - Nurse as Collaborator
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Examination of evidence-based teamwork systems and processes to improve communication and collaboration among health care professionals. prereq: Enrolled in nursing program
NURS 4305 - Practicum: Community-based Care of Families Across Life Span
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Examine an evidence-based teamwork system to improve communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. prereq: 3703, 3705, 3801, [3802 or 3802H], enrolled Nurs student
NURS 4104 - Ethical Sensitivity and Reasoning in Health Care
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Developing sensitivity to range/complexity of ethical issues/dilemmas in health care. Ethical principles/theories. Key ethical concepts in addressing morally troubling issues in health care settings. prereq: Nursing undergrad student
NURS 4312 - Patient Centered Care: Nursing Care of Families II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Family centered care theory applied to care of childbearing, childrearing families in acute care setting. High risk pregnancy. Child response to illness/hospitalization. prereq: 3802, enrolled nursing student
NURS 4301 - Person Centered Care of Adults and Older Adults II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: 3801, 3802, 3703, 3705, enrolled in School of Nursing
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Person-centered evidence based nursing care for adults with complex physical and mental health illnesses. Critical analysis of multiple complex patient needs. Planning nursing care. prereq: 3801, 3802, 3703, 3705, enrolled in School of Nursing
NURS 3115 - Health Informatics and Information Technology (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Examine health informatics and information technology from consumer, clinical, and public health perspectives. Develop skills in using information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
NURS 4321 - Public Health Nursing
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts of epidemiology, systems theory, and social justice applied to population-based nursing care. Public health nursing competencies and principles of community assessment. Public health nursing practice models and evidenced-based nursing interventions. prereq: jr nursing student
NURS 4303 - Practicum: Person Centered Care of Adults in Acute Care
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Clinical reasoning is applied to the nursing care of young through older adults in acute care. Evidenced based practice and clinical reasoning to provide person centered care within the health system environment. prereq: 3703, 3705, 3801, [3802 or 3802H], enrolled in nursing
NURS 4703 - Specialty Focused Practicum I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Person-centered nursing care that is safe, effective, holistic, culturally sensitive. prereq: Nursing student in School of Nursing
NURS 4705 - Specialty Focused Practicum II
Credits: 6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Synthesis of previous learning while providing to high quality nursing care that is safe, ethical, evidence-based, holistic, culturally sensitive, and person-centered in selected clinical specialty. Application of professional nursing values to clinical practice. Preceptor led. prereq: 4703, sr in good standing in BSN
NURS 4402 - Taking Ethical Action in Health Care (CIV)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Ethical dimensions/role obligations of health care professionals related to selected social issues with health consequences. prereq: Senior undergrad nursing student, [4104 or instr consent]
NURS 3802 - Patient Centered Care: Nursing Care of Families I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to nursing care of childbearing/childrearing families. Family theory, family-centered care, and family culture in the context of home and community settings. prereq: Enrolled in School of Nursing
NURS 4707 - Nursing Leadership: Professional Practice in Complex Systems
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Leadership skills for safe effective practice as a new graduate nurse; issues affecting nursing practice; leadership attributes, e.g., creating effective teams, confident interaction with others, resolving conflict, managing resources, leadership for assuring patient safety and quality care. prereq: Sr enrolled in BSN program
NURS 5010 - Foundations of Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Exploration of nature/need for inter-professional communication among health care professionals. Qualities of successful inter-professional teams/interactions. Introduction to professional identity, ethics, integrity, values. Strategies for communication/decision making. prereq: Nursing student
NURS 4704 - Continuum of Care Practicum
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Care coordination/relationship of acute, home, community services. Populations may include chronically ill, all ages (aging adults, pediatric), culturally diverse/healthy communities. prereq: Nursing Student in School of Nursing
NURS 4706 - Transition to Practice
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Professional and legal issues necessary to the transition into nursing practice; strategies for lifelong learning and nursing career trajectories in preparation for entry into practice in a complex health care system. prereq: Sr in BSN program
NURS 3710 - Statistics for Clinical Practice and Research (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Numerical reasoning, measurement principles. Vital statistics, rates, data description. Probability. Hypothesis testing/confidence intervals for tests on means. Proportions, correlations, linear regression. prereq: [High school algebra or instr consent], students enrolled in School of Nursing must take A/F option
STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: (Select a set)
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Standard statistical reasoning. Simple statistical methods. Social/physical sciences. Mathematical reasoning behind facts in daily news. Basic computing environment.
EPSY 3264 - Basic and Applied Statistics (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02317
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introductory statistics. Emphasizes understanding/applying statistical concepts/procedures. Visual/quantitative methods for presenting/analyzing data, common descriptive indices for univariate/bivariate data. Inferential techniques.
SCO 2550 - Business Statistics: Data Sources, Presentation, and Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Data analysis, basic inferential procedures, statistical sampling/design, regression/time series analysis. How statistical thinking contributes to improved decision making. prereq: [Math 1031 or equiv], at least 30 cr
SOC 3811 - Social Statistics (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02148 - Soc 3811/Soc 5811
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
This course will introduce majors and non-majors to basic statistical measures and procedures that are used to describe and analyze quantitative data in sociological research. The topics include (1) frequency and percentage distributions, (2) central tendency and dispersion, (3) probability theory and statistical inference, (4) models of bivariate analysis, and (5) basics of multivariate analysis. Lectures on these topics will be given in class, and lab exercises are designed to help students learn statistical skills and software needed to analyze quantitative data provided in the class. prereq: Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for Soc 5811 (Soc 5811 offered Fall terms only). Undergraduates with strong math background are encouraged to register for 5811 in lieu of 3811. Soc Majors/Minors must register A-F.
STAT 3021 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This is an introductory course in statistics whose primary objectives are to teach students the theory of elementary probability theory and an introduction to the elements of statistical inference, including testing, estimation, and confidence statements. prereq: Math 1272
STAT 4101 - Theory of Statistics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Random variables/distributions. Generating functions. Standard distribution families. Data summaries. Sampling distributions. Likelihood/sufficiency. prereq: Math 1272 or Math 1372 or Math 1572H
PSY 3801 - Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01316 - Psy 3801/Psy 3801H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Descriptive/basic inferential statistics used in psychology. Measures of central tendency, variability, t tests, one-way ANOVA, correlation, regression, confidence intervals, effect sizes. Psychological measurement. Graphical data presentation. Statistical software. prereq: High school algebra, [PSY 1001 or equiv]; intended for students who plan to major in psychology
ANAT 3001 - Human Anatomy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01225 - Anat 3001/Anat 3611/Anat 3601
Typically offered: Every Fall
Anatomical relationships. Function based upon form. Clinical applications. Gross (macroscopic) anatomy, histology (microscopic anatomy). Neuroanatomy (nervous system), embryology (developmental anatomy). prereq: [BIOL 1002W or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or equiv], at least soph
ANAT 3611 - Principles of Human Anatomy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01225 - Anat 3001/Anat 3611/Anat 3601
Typically offered: Every Spring
Anatomical relationships. Function based upon form. Clinical applications. Gross (macroscopic) anatomy, histology (microscopic anatomy). Neuroanatomy (nervous system), embryology (developmental anatomy). prereq: [BIOL 1002 or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or equiv], at least soph; [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3602 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3612] recommended
ANAT 3601 - Principles of Human Anatomy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01225 - Anat 3001/Anat 3611/Anat 3601
Typically offered: Every Spring
Anatomical relationships. Function based upon form. Clinical applications. Gross (macroscopic) anatomy, histology (microscopic anatomy). Neuroanatomy (nervous system), embryology (developmental anatomy). prereq: [BIOL 1002 or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or equiv], [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3602 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3612], at least soph
VBS 2032 - General Microbiology With Laboratory
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Bacterial metabolism, growth/genetics, biology of viruses/fungi. Control of microorganisms. Host-microbe interactions, microorganisms/disease, applied microbiology. prereq: One semester each of college chemistry, biology
MICB 3301 - Biology of Microorganisms
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00431
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathogenesis, immunology, ecology of microbes. Molecular structure in relation to bacterial function/disease. Includes lab. prereq: [BIOL 1002 or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2003], [CHEM 2301 or BIOC 2331]
NURS 4205V - Honors: Nursing Theory and Research (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Knowledge basic to discipline/practice of nursing. Relationships among research, theory, practice. Introduction to research process, with attention to use of research in practice. Students develop honors research proposal. prereq: Nurs honors
NURS 4205W - Nursing Theory and Research (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Knowledge basic to discipline/practice of nursing. Relationships among research, theory/theoretical formulations, and practice. Research process is introduced with attention to utilization of research in practice. prereq: Undergrad in nursing
NURS 4404V - Honors: Applied Research and Research Utilization (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Systematic inquiry in interpreting/evaluating research. Implement study proposed in Nurs4205V. Write scholarly research report, which will serve as honors research thesis. prereq: Honors student in School of Nursing, Nurs 4205V, upper division statistics course
NURS 4777W - Senior Project in the Nursing Major (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental skills in systematic inquiry, interpretation, evaluation of research. Scholarly exploration of clinical problem or system issue affecting nursing practice/patient outcomes. Development/presentation of project. prereq: 4205W or 4205V
NURS 4205V - Honors: Nursing Theory and Research (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Knowledge basic to discipline/practice of nursing. Relationships among research, theory, practice. Introduction to research process, with attention to use of research in practice. Students develop honors research proposal. prereq: Nurs honors
NURS 4205W - Nursing Theory and Research (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Knowledge basic to discipline/practice of nursing. Relationships among research, theory/theoretical formulations, and practice. Research process is introduced with attention to utilization of research in practice. prereq: Undergrad in nursing
NURS 4404V - Honors: Applied Research and Research Utilization (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Systematic inquiry in interpreting/evaluating research. Implement study proposed in Nurs4205V. Write scholarly research report, which will serve as honors research thesis. prereq: Honors student in School of Nursing, Nurs 4205V, upper division statistics course
NURS 4777W - Senior Project in the Nursing Major (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental skills in systematic inquiry, interpretation, evaluation of research. Scholarly exploration of clinical problem or system issue affecting nursing practice/patient outcomes. Development/presentation of project. prereq: 4205W or 4205V