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Health and Human Development

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Summer Session 2005

Nursing (2NURS) - ARCHIVE

Altoona College
Commonwealth College: Penn State Fayette, Penn State Mont Alto, Penn State Worthington Scranton
University Park, College of Health and Human Development

PROFESSOR PAULA MILONE-NUZZO, Director, School of Nursing, University Park

This major helps graduates prepare for employment primarily in hospitals and long-term care facilities. Graduates provide nursing care to individuals with commonly occurring acute or chronic health problems. After earning the associate degree, students are eligible to take the registered nurse examination for licensure by the State Board of Nursing. The major in Nursing is accredited by The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, telephone 212-363-5555, and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Students must carry liability insurance and have an annual health examination. Students are also responsible for their own transportation to clinical settings. The use of a car may be necessary.

Graduates of this major may qualify for admission to the baccalaureate degree program in Nursing.

For the Associate in Science degree in Nursing, a minimum of 68 credits is required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(15 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 62 credits[1]
(This includes 15 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (59 credits)
BIOL 129 GN(4), BIOL 141 GN(3), BIOL 142(1), ENGL 015 GWS(3), HD FS 129 GS(3), PSY 002 GS(3), SOC 001 GS(3), NURS 101(8), NURS 102(8) (Sem: 1-2)
MICRB 106 GN(3), MICRB 107 GN(1), NURS 201(9), NURS 202W(10) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from MATH 021 GQ or above (Sem: 3-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-04-030

Review Date: 11/19/02

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