Course Index

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HUM --- THE WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS

HUM 220        EXPERIENCING HUMANITIES

HUM 221        HUMANITIES INTERPRETATION

HUM 222        ENGAGING THE SHORT STORY

Students use artistic modes of inquiry to develop awareness of the diversity of human feeling and experience. Students use critical thinking as they respond orally and in writing to original artifacts of human expression, including works of art, fiction, poetry, drama, and music.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Determined by major.

HUM --- THE WORLD OF IDEAS: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HUM 255        SURVEY OF HISTORY: THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH EUROPEAN EXPLORATION

HUM 256        THE HISTORY OF WESTERN MEDICINE

HUM 257        A SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH BY CHALLENGING THE PRESENT AND DEMANDING A NEW FUTURE

HUM 258        WORLD HISTORY TO 1800

HUM 259        HISTORY OF SCIENCE: THE CREATION OF A BIOMEDICAL WORLD

Students critically analyze the impact of history on contemporary society.  Historical methods of inquiry inform students' perspectives on societal and institutional development.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Determined by major.

HUM --- THE WORLD OF IDEAS: HUMAN CONNECTION

HUM 270        SPIRITUALITY

HUM 271        WORLD RELIGIONS

HUM 272        COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Students use the modes of inquiry unique to philosophy, religion, ecology, and anthropology to develop sensitivity to life's interconnections. Selected fields of study provide unique lenses through which to study inner connections among mind, body, and spirit, as well as connections between oneself and a world of ideas, perspectives, and both living and non-living things.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Determined by major.

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

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 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 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 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