Provides an overview of baccalaureate nursing practice and is the precursor course in the baccalaureate nursing curriculum. Explicates the values and philosophy of the Department of Nursing; helps students develop an understanding of issues confronting professional nurses. Emphasizes history, trends, policy issues, and the inter-relatedness of these factors with socio-cultural forces affecting the quality, nature, and delivery of basic nursing care. Winterim. Prerequisite(s): BI 2110, BI 2120, BI 2130, BI 2140, BI 2340, BI 2360, MA 2300, PS 2010, PS 2050, and (BI 3020 or CH 3020 or HE 3220); minimum grade of B- in all prerequisite courses; minimum 2.67 cumulative GPA; Pre-Licensure Nursing majors only.
*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.