Course Index

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

  • Credits: 3.0

HUM 220/255/270 WORLD OF IDEAS

*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 210/213 ETHICS COURSE

Students must choose to take either:

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.

HUM 213   PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF 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 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 2-- WORLD OF IDEAS: HUMANITIES ELECTIVES

Students may choose two (2) World of Ideas elective courses. The courses must be categorized within one of the three sections below. At least one of the two electives must be in the Arts or Human Connection.

  • The World of Ideas: Human Connection
  • The World of Ideas: Historical Perspectives
  • The World of Ideas: The Arts

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 6.0

HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS: HUMANITIES ELECTIVE

Students may choose a World of Ideas elective course. The course must be categorized within one of the following three sections:

  • The World of Ideas: Human Connection
  • The World of Ideas: Historical Perspectives
  • The World of Ideas: The Arts

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 3.0

HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS, HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, OR HUMAN CONNECTION

World of Ideas must include 3 credit hours from the area of Historical Perspectives and the remaining 6 credit hours can be from three areas: The Arts, Historical Perspectives, Human Connection.

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 9.0

HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS, HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, OR HUMAN CONNECTION

At least one of the two humanities elective courses must be in the The Arts or Human Connection Distribution Area.

  • Credits: 9.0

IDS 430 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

This course focuses on the particular ways in which writers apply the writing process to genres used regularly by healthcare professionals and utilize research to enhance patient outcomes. Writing assignments will develop studentsā€˜ skills in writing formal correspondence, completing proposals, including effective visual components in formal documents, and completing "Research Evaluation and Utilization Reports", which include recommendations for evidence-based practice in particular settings.

  • Credits: 3.0