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Nursing (NURN) - Archive

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Begin Date: Spring Semester 2001
End Date: Spring Semester 2003

Nursing (NURN) - Archive

Altoona College
Capital College
Commonwealth College: Penn State DuBois, Penn State Fayette, Penn State Mont Alto, Penn State New Kensington, Penn State Shenango, Penn State Worthington Scranton
University Park, College of Health and Human Development

PROFESSOR KAREN H. MORIN, Interim Director, School of Nursing, University Park

This major helps prepare professional practitioners in areas of health promotion and maintenance, illness care, and rehabilitation. The major in Nursing is accredited by The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006; 212-363-5555. Part-time and full-time students may enroll in the major at University Park and at seven other Penn State locations (Altoona College, Fayette, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Capital College, Shenango Valley, and Worthington Scranton).

Senate legislation 42-97 Credit by Portfolio Assessment enables students to receive credit for certain prescribed nursing courses. Students must carry liability insurance and have an annual health examination when enrolled in any clinical courses. Students also are responsible for their own transportation to clinical settings. The use of a car may be necessary. Criminal background and child abuse history clearances are required.

For the B.S. degree in Nursing, a minimum of 130 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(20-22 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 11-12 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 94-95 credits[1]
(This includes 20-22 credits of General Education courses: 3 credit of GHA courses; 7-9 credits of GN courses; 4 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (67 credits)
BIOL 129 GN(4), BIOL 141 GN(3), BIOL 142(1), HD FS 129 GS(3), MICRB 106 GN(3), MICRB 107 GN(1), NUTR 251 GHA(3), PSY 002 GS(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
NURS 390(3) (Sem: 3-4)
NURS 200W(3), NURS 205(3), NURS 215(3)[37], NURS 225(3), NURS 230(4)[37], NURS 310(4)[38], NURS 301(4)[38], NURS 320(4)[38], NURS 351(3)[38], NURS 406(4)[38], NURS 420(4)[38] (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (21-22 credits)
CHEM 011(3); or CHEM 012 GN(3) and CHEM 014 GN(1) (Sem: 1-4)
SOC 001 GS or SOC 005 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 15 credits from a, b, or c:
a. NURS 302(4), NURS 405(4), NURS 415 GI(4), 3 credits from School-approved list (Sem: 7-8)
b. NURS 417(4), NURS 457(3), NURS 418(4), NURS 465(4) (Sem: 7-8)
c. NURS 417(4), NURS 457(3), NURS 465(4), NURS 466(4) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 credits from courses on School-approved list in consultation with adviser (3 credits of which must be at the 400 level)

[01] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
[37] Students may be required to schedule these courses during summer session.
[38] Due to restricted enrollment, the School of Nursing assigns the semester in which students enroll in these courses.

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2001

Blue sheet Item #: 29-01-054

Review Date: 4/8/03

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