Course Index

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HPR 335 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PROMOTION

This course will explore the cognitive and behavioral models/techniques of human learning, behavior, and behavior change. The elements of a holistic lifestyle - incorporating social (work, leisure, family), physical (exercise, nutrition, etc.), intellectual (creativity, challenge), spiritual (meaning), and emotional (feelings) will be addressed. Health promotion program planning in the three areas of exercise/physical activity, stress management and healthy eating/weight management will be emphasized.

  • Credits: 3.0

HPR 320 HEALTH EDUCATION

(Cross-listed as RCP 320)

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate health-related information among groups and individuals. Topics covered include adult learning styles, strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles, the importance of providing applicable health information, mechanisms used for distribution of information and methods for discussing the relationship between diseases and health behaviors.

  • Credits: 3.0

HUM 213 INTERDISCIPLINARY HEALTHCARE ETHICS

This course introduces students to theories and practices of individual, communal and societal obligations. Moral inquiry in the course proceeds from a philosophical basis, with an emphasis on varied professional codes of ethics in healthcare disciplines. Students will explore codes of ethics and how they relate to traditional Western philosophies.

  • Credits: 3.0

HUM --- HUMANITIES ELECTIVE

*At least one of the two electives must be in the Arts or Human Connection.

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 6.0

HUM 210 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS

Introduction to Ethics introduces students to theories and practices of individual, communal and societal obligations.  Moral inquiry in the course proceeds from a philosophical basis.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Determined by major

HUM 205 REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

This course will engage students in reflective practice through the exploration of various models related to the skills of a reflective practitioner.  Students will explore theories of knowledge generation and then apply reflective processes to clinical experiences, thereby exploring their progress in the goals of the Educated Citizen.  Reflective practice theories and models may include: Donald Schon (reflection-in-action and reflection-on-action), Critical Incident Technique, Evidence-Based Practice, Fishbone Diagram/Ishikawa Diagram, and Critical Reflection (DEAL Model by Ash and Clayton).

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites: HUM 150 or HUM 152

HUM 155 PORTFOLIO TRANSITION

This zero-credit course is designed for students who transfer from the accelerated nursing program to the traditional nursing program in their senior level. The purpose of this online course is to introduce students to the Educated Citizen Core Curriculum and NMC Portfolio requirements for traditional BSN students. Students will activate their electronic portfolios, submit writing samples, and begin documentation of the Educated Citizen outcomes so they are prepared for the final presentation to be given in SS 465 Capstone: The Educated Citizen.

  • Credits: 0.0

HUM 152 PORTFOLIO INTRODUCTION

This course is designed for students who receive two transfer credits for HUM150: Critical Reasoning and Rhetoric.  Students will activate their electronic portfolios, submit writing samples, and begin documentation of the Educated Citizen outcomes.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Either entered NMC with a bachelor's degree or took a 3-credit public speaking course and a 3-credit critical thinking course

HUM 150/152 CRITICAL REASONING & RHETORIC OR PORTFOLIO INTRODUCTION

If Critical Reasoning & Rhetoric credit is transferred, or if a bachelor's or graduate degree was previously earned by the student, then HUM 152 Portfolio Introduction (1 credit) needs to be take.

Critical Reasoning & Rhetoric

There is a strong relationship between thinking clearly and expressing thoughts in formal writing and public speaking.  Using the skills of logic and critical thinking, students will examine ideas, analyze and evaluate the arguments of others, and advocate for their own ideas.  Students will be introduced to the NMC Portfolio process.

Portfolio Introduction

This course is designed for students who receive two transfer credits for HUM150: Critical Reasoning and Rhetoric.  Students will activate their electronic portfolios, submit writing samples, and begin documentation of the Educated Citizen outcomes.

  • Credits: 1.0 - 3.0

HUM 150 THE WORLD OF IDEAS: CRITICAL REASONING AND RHETORIC

There is a strong relationship between thinking clearly and expressing thoughts in formal writing and public speaking.  Using the skills of logic and critical thinking, students will examine ideas, analyze and evaluate the arguments of others, and advocate for their own ideas.  Students will be introduced to the NMC Portfolio process.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    HUM 150 is to be taken in the first semester, unless designated in the second semester by the program of study