Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
NUR 099Introduction to Nursing3A developmental course designed to introduce pre-nursing students to the role of an associate degree
nurse and the rigors of the nursing curriculum.
Course content will assist students in identifying learning
strategies which will promote their success if they are accepted into the nursing program. (Does not count toward degree requirements.)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
NUR 103Transition to Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)3Assists the Licensed Practical Nurse to
move into the role of the associate degree nurse. Includes
selected content on physical and psychological needs.
Not ApplicableLPN license and admission to the Nursing program.
NUR 111Nursing I
7Focus on basic human needs and development, interpersonal
relationships, and beginning skills of patient care.
Clinical laboratory experience provided. (Five hours of lecture and six hours of clinical laboratory per
week) This course is used to evaluate the oral communication
competency.
Not ApplicableAdmission to Nursing program
NUR 112Nursing II7Application of scientific
nursing principles and techniques, therapeutic relationships,
and behavioral concepts essential to psychiatric
and general hospital patients. (Five hours of lecture, six hours of clinical laboratory per week)
Not ApplicableNUR 111
NUR 213Nursing V2Seminar discussion of issues
and trends in nursing, legal and ethical components,
job opportunities, career satisfaction, continuing education,
and professional responsibilities. (Two hours of lecture per week)
Not ApplicableNUR 211
NUR 211Nursing III9Preparation for giving family-centered nursing care and applying nursing principles/
techniques in maternal care during maternity cycle/child care from conception through adolescence.
(Six hours of lecture, nine hours of clinical laboratory per week)
Not ApplicableNUR 112
NUR 212Nursing IV10Focus on developing a coordinated
approach to planning and implementing nursing care for patients with major health disorders. (Six hours of lecture, twelve hours of clinical laboratory per week)
Not ApplicableNUR 211
NUR 321Professional Role Transitions3This course provides an examination of the professional role transition from ADN to BSN graduate.Not ApplicableAcceptance to RN-BSN program
NUR 322Nursing Assessment3This course builds on RN students' prior knowledge and clinical experience in developing more complex, comprehensive assessment skills.Not ApplicableAcceptance to RN-BSN program
NUR 323Application of Nursing Theory2In this course, RN students will examine perspectives on nursing trends, theories, and philosophies.Not ApplicableAcceptance to RN-BSN program
NUR 324Patho/Pharm in Nursing Care4This course provides a pathophysiologic approach pharmacology and an overview of drug approval, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics for the practicing registered nurse.Not ApplicableAcceptance to RN-BSN program
NUR 325Teaching and Learning1This course introduces teaching and learning concepts for the practicing registered nurse across a diverse lifespan in a healthcare setting.Not ApplicableAcceptance to RN-BSN program
NUR 326Community Support Systems4This course discusses trending public health issues and requires completing 12 hours of observational learning experience in a variety of community healthcare settings.Not ApplicableAcceptance to RN-BSN program
NUR 421Nursing Informatics2This course provides a fundamental understanding of nursing informatics to inform quality and safety patient outcome measures.Not ApplicableSuccessful completion of all required 300 - level NUR courses
NUR 422 Nursing Research & Evidence- Based Practice (EBP)4This course provides a basic understanding of the research process and evidence-based practice (EBP) for the practicing registered nurse.Not ApplicableSuccessful completion of all required 300 - level NUR courses
NUR 423Transcultural Nursing3This course compares and contrasts the values, beliefs, and behaviors of diverse cultures/subcultures in a wide variety of healthcare settings.Not ApplicableSuccessful completion of all required 300 - level NUR courses
NUR 424Nursing Leadership4This course explores leadership role responsibilities while completing 12 hours of observational learning experience in a professional nursing leadership role.Not ApplicableSuccessful completion of all required 300 - level NUR courses
NUR 425Gerontological Nursing3This course provides an overview of the aging process, while emphasizing nursing competence when using evidence-based assessments and interventions.Not ApplicableSuccessful completion of all required 300 - level NUR courses
NUR 426Senior Capstone Seminar3This course focuses on analysis of issues impacting professional nursing practice in a changing health care system.Not ApplicableSuccessful completion of all required 300 - level NUR courses