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NRSG 800 INTRO GLOBAL HLTH CARE 1-4 Credit Hours

This introductory course to global health care is designed to help prepare nursing students for opportunities in international health. Students will explore the interplay of culture, public health, ethics, social justice, policy, and models of health care delivery from a global perspective. Crosslist NRSG 600

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-4 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom

NRSG 802 NURSING SCHOLARSHIP 1-4 Credit Hours

This course is designed to engage the learner in critically examining the scholarship of nursing. Emphasis is on the description and appraisal of nursing theories, research and other forms of literature as the foundation of evidenced-based advanced nursing practice.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1, 3, or 4 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Graduate Statistics, or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 602.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 803 LEADERSHIP IN NURSING 3 Credit Hours

This course enhances the development of future nurse leaders capable of improving delivery of care to individuals, families, communities, organizations and health care systems. Students will develop an understanding of professional leadership theories and how these theories can shape the advanced practice leader in the roles of a nurse practitioner, administrator, educator and/or researcher. Special attention will be given to developing skills for effective leadership, for example collaboration, conflict resolution, decision-making, and negotiation. Students explore their personal and professional leadership style and skills and analyze strategies to advance programs and policy to meet the needs of populations.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 804 HEALTH SYSTEMS INNOVATION AND IMPROVEMENT 3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to understand the US health care system and to analyze changes within the evolving health care system. Students apply principles of quality improvement as a basis for shaping innovation in healthcare. Group functioning to change healthcare is the major focus.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom

Cross List: NRSG 604

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 805 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES I 3 Credit Hours

An integrated study of the pathophysiology of disorders seen in primary care settings.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Course in undergraduate pathophysiology or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 605

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 806 APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES 3 Credit Hours

The Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses course provides the graduate nursing student advanced clinical pharmacological management skills in delivering health care to consumers. The course addresses selected pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties of medications recommended or prescribed in primary and other health care settings, principles of appropriate medication selection and consumer monitoring, and prescriptive authority responsibilities. Case studies to incorporate theoretical knowledge with clinical situations are used to stimulate critical thinking skills. The course provides the student with information specific to all age groups, encompassing a life span approach. Emphasis is consistently placed on protection of life from the unborn to the aged. ¿Prereq¿: Undergraduate pharmacology course or permission of instructor.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom

Cross List: NRSG 606

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 807 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN 3 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge and expertise for the acquisition of advanced clinical skills in assessing and maintaining the health of individuals across the life span. Independent modules, clinical lab and simulation will provide opportunities for students to develop advanced practice skills in history taking and physical examinations, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom;1 Credit Hour- Clinical

Prerequisite:  Undergraduate health assessment course or permission of instructor. (Cross-listed as NRSG 607.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 809 HEALTH PROMOTION FOR POPULATION 3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to examine health promotion and disease prevention interventions. The course provides a foundation for population-based health promotion intervention with an emphasis on theoretical models, intervention strategies and culturally sensitive practice.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Classroom

Cross List: NRSG 609

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 814 RESEARCH IN CLINICAL NURSING 1-2 Credit Hours

Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to apply new or existing knowledge to improve health care interventions and/or system processes, initiate change, improve clinical practice and/or monitor and evaluate outcomes. Under supervision of graduate faculty, the student engages in an evidence-based application project, and communicates the project in writing and in a scientific forum.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-2 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 802 and graduate statistics.

Cross List: NRSG 614

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 815 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN III: TRANSITIONAL CARE OF ADULTS WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS 2 Credit Hours

This is the fourth or five sequential theoretical courses to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to care for adults (adolescent through geriatric) across the lifespan. This course focuses on the role of the APRN in managing adults with chronic, complex health problems and facilitating care transitions across settings. Care transitions span multiple care settings (e.g. hospital to home, hospital to skilled care, and home to long-term care) which necessitate interdisciplinary team interventions and coordination of services to achieve optimal patient/client outcomes. The focus is on empowering the adult to maintain or regain health through the framework of evidence-based care and use of best practices.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  NRSG 818

Corequisite: NRSG 823, 824 825.

Cross List: NRSG 615

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 816 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT AND HEALTH PROMOTION 1 Credit Hour

This is the first of five sequential theoretical courses to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to care for adults (adolescent through geriatric) across the lifespan in multiple care settings. The focus of this course is to apply adult-gerontology, comprehensive assessment, risk management and health promotion concepts from late adolescence to senescence. In addition, the student will learn to assess risk factors that lead to chronic disease illness, disability and injury. The risk assessment will include functional status, independence, physical and mental status, social roles and relationships, sexual function and wellbeing and economic or financial status.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  NRSG 807

Corequisite: NRSG 830, 831, or 832.

Cross List: NRSG 616

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 817 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN I: COMMON ADULT HEALTH PROBLEMS 1 Credit Hour

This is the second of five sequential theoretical courses to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to care for adults (adolescent through geriatric) across the lifespan in multiple care settings. This course will address the theoretical and clinical foundation for evidence based management strategies of adult-gerontology health problems and illnesses. Emphasis is on comprehensive assessment, clinical decision-making and the implementation of scientifically based clinical management plans in collaboration with the healthcare team. The focus is on empowering the adult to maintain or regain health through the framework of evidence-based care and use of best practices.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  NRSG 816

Corequisite: NRSG 830, 831 or 832.

Cross List: NRSG 617

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 818 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN II: ACUTE AND EPISODIC ADULT HEALTH PROBLEMS 2 Credit Hours

This is the third of five sequential theoretical courses to develop the knowledge and skills in multiple care settings. this course will address the theoretical and evidence based management strategies of adult-geriatric health problems that include complex, chronic, and episodic health problems often occurring with other co-morbid conditions. Emphasis is on comprehensive assessment, clinical decision-making, and the implementation of scientifically based clinical management plans in collaboration with the healthcare team. The focus also includes empowering the adult to maintain or regain health through the framework of evidence based care and use of best practices.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  NRSG 817.

Cross List: NRSG 618

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 819 ADULT GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) I 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 818: Adult-Gerontology Health Problems Across the Life Span II. This course will provide the student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives in the clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 818.

Cross List: NRSG 619

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 820 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) I 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 818: Adult-Gerontology Across the Life Span II. This course will provide the students with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives in the clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 818.

Cross List: NRSG 620

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 821 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY CLINCIAL NURSE SPECIALIST (CNS) I 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 818: Adult-Gerontology Across the Life Span II. This course will provide the students with clinical experiences to apply the course objective in the clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 818. Crosslist NRSG 621

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 823 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) II 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 815: Adult Gerontology Across the Lifespan III: Translational Care of Adults with Chronic Health Problems. This course will provide the student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives in the clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 815

Cross List: 623

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 824 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) II 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 815: Adult Gerontology Across the Lifespan III: Translational Care of Adults with Chronic Health Problems. This course will provide the student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives in the clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 815.

Cross List: NRSG 624

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 825 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST (CNS) II 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 815: Adult Gerontology Across the Lifespan III: Translational Care of Adults with Chronic Health Problems. This course will provide the student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives in the clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 815.

Cross List: NRSG 625

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 827 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) III 5 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component to be taken concurrently with the final didactic course in the adult-gerontology curriculum (NRSG 833: Adult-Gerontology Across the Life Span IV: Adult-Geriatric Syndromes). This course will provide an opportunity for a final clinical practicum to implement advanced practice nursing roles to meet the objectives of the adult-gerontology program. This final clinical practicum provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate a synthesis of their adult-gerontology clinical competencies in preparation for their future practice as adult-gerontology primary care (NP).

Credit Hour Breakdown: 5 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 833.

Cross List: NRSG 627

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 828 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) III 5 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with the final didactic course in the adult-gerontology curriculum (NRSG 833: Adult-Gerontology Across the Life Span IV: Adult-Geriatric Syndromes). This course will provide an opportunity for a final clinical practicum to implement advanced practice nursing roles to meet the objectives of the adult-gerontology program. This final clinical practicum provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate a synthesis of their adult-gerontology clinical competencies in preparation for their future practice as adult-gerontology primary care (NP).

Credit Hour Breakdown: 5 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 833.

Cross List: NRSG 628

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 829 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST (CNS) III 5 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with the final didactic course in the adult-gerontology curriculum (NRSG 833: Adult-Gerontology Across the Life Span IV: Adult-Geriatric Syndromes). This course will provide an opportunity for a final clinical practicum to implement advanced practice nursing roles to meet the objectives of the adult-gerontology program. This final clinical practicum provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate a synthesis of their adult-gerontology clinical competencies in preparation for their future practice as adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist (CNS).

Credit Hour Breakdown: 5 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 833.

Cross List: NRSG 629

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 830 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT PRACTICUM 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 816 and NRSG 817. This course will provide the primary care NP student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives for NRSG 816 and NRSG 817 in the outpatient clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 816 and NRSG 817.

Cross List: NRSG 630

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 831 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT PRACTICUM 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 816 and NRSG 817. This course will provide the acute care NP student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives for NRSG 816 and NRSG 817 in the inpatient and specialty care clinical setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 816 and NRSG 817.

Cross List: NRSG 631

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 832 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST (CNS) COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT PRACTICUM 3 Credit Hours

This course is the clinical component intended to be taken concurrently with NRSG 816 and NRSG 817. This course will provide the adult-gerontology CNS student with clinical experiences to apply the course objectives for NRSG 816 and NRSG 817 to adult-gerontology patients and groups of patients in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Corequisite: NRSG 816 and NRSG 817.

Cross List: NRSG 631

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 833 ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN IV: ADULT-GERIATRIC SYNDROMES 2 Credit Hours

This is the final course of five sequential theoretical courses to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to care for adults (adolescent through geriatric) across the life span in multiple care settings. This course focuses on the role of the APRN in addressing the theoretical and clinical foundation for evidence-based management strategies of adult-geriatric syndromes and in facilitating care transitions across the adult life span particularly for adults with chronic, complex health problems, and geriatric syndromes including negotiated multiple system problems to meet patient-centered goals. Emphasis is placed on managing the patient's/client's multiple complex problems in the context of one or more adult-geriatric syndromes. This management is based on comprehensive adult/geriatric assessment, astute clinical decision-making, and the implementation of scientifically based clinical management plans in collaboration with the health care team. The focus is on empowering the adult to maintain or regain their health status, functional ability, and quality of life through the framework of evidence-based care and use of best practices. This course will also provide case management of medically complex adults transitioning between institutional setting across the continuum of care.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 815/818;

Corequisite: NRSG 827, NRSG 828, or NRSG 829.

Cross List: NRSG 633

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 834 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADULT-GERONTOLOGY NURSING 1-6 Credit Hours

Independent study of selected clinical problems in the area of Adult-Gerontology Nursing.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Cross List: NRSG 634

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 837 HEALTH PROMOTION IN PRIMARY CARE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES 5 Credit Hours

Assessment and interventions for risk management, disease prevention and case findings for individuals and families across the lifespan.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 2 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Professional Graduate Nursing Program or permission of the instructor. Twelve (12) months of recent full-time clinical experience per CON policy.

Cross List: NRSG 637

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 838 PRIMARY HEALTH CARE OF YOUNG FAMILIES 3-6 Credit Hours

Knowledge and skills for providing primary health care to children and child-rearing families.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 3-4 Credit Hour-Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 837 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 638

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 839 PRIMARY HEALTH CARE OF OLDER FAMILIES 3-6 Credit Hours

Knowledge and skills for providing primary health care to middle-aged and older families. Focus is on the risk management and care of acute and chronic illnesses.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 0-3 Credit Hours-Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 837 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 639

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 840 ADVANCED PRIMARY HEALTH CARE OF FAMILIES 1-6 Credit Hours

Comprehensive primary health care is provided to individuals and families across the life span. Didactic content addresses advanced nursing practice issues and policies affecting delivery of primary health care.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous Education: ; 2-5 Credit Hours-Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 839 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 640

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 841 ADVANCED RURAL HOSPITAL CARE (ARHC) I 1 Credit Hour

This course provides FNP's with advanced experiences in rural hospital care. It focuses on recognition of urgent and and emergent clinical presentations and management strategies of acute or chronic illness or injuries in the emergency department (ED) and inpatient rural hospital settings for patients across the life span. This course includes 45 clinical hours in direct inpatient and ED management experience with a preceptor.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous Education

Cross List: NRSG 641

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 842 ADVANCED RURAL HOSPITAL CARE (ARHC) II 1 Credit Hour

The content in this course will build upon NRSG 841 and focus on additional emergency care and hospital management of acute conditions and exacerbations of chronic conditions. Content is centered on access to care, delivery of evidence based care and coordination of care for the critically injured or ill patient, as well as use of quality indicators in evaluating patient care outcomes.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 841.

Cross List: NRSG 642

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 843 ADVANCED RURAL HOSPITAL CARE (ARHC) III 1-6 Credit Hours

This capstone course is in the advanced clinical practice in the rural hospital setting. The emphasis is on evidence-based holistic care in which physical, cultural, economic and legal/ethical focuses and resources of the individual/family/community are applied in case management in the rural hospital setting.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Clinical Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 841 and NRSG 842.

Cross List: NRSG 643

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 848 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE NURSING 1-6 Credit Hours

Provides opportunity to explore selected topics or clinical problems related to advanced practice in primary health care nursing in depth. Either independent study involving readings developed in consultation with instructor, or seminar for which topics will vary depending upon the objectives identified by student and faculty.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 1 Credit Hour- Clinical

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 851 HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS AND POLICY 3 Credit Hours

Evaluation of health care systems and their effect on the health of populations. Emphasis will be on systems theory/thinking, health policy and strategies and the coalition building process to influence systems.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 1 Credit Hour-Clinical

Cross List: NRSG 651

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 852 ORGANIZATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS 4 Credit Hours

This course is designed to analyze change within organizational units and to apply knowledge of evidence-based leadership and management practice to improve outcomes at the microsystem level. The course provides a foundation in facilitating change through the measurement, evaluation and improvement of care delivery.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 2 Credit Hours- Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 803, NRSG 804 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 652

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 853 ANALYZING ISSUES IN NURSING ADMINISTRATION 2 Credit Hours

This course is designed to provide practicum experience with an emphasis on analyzing personal, professional and organizational leadership philosophies/practices. Key issues explored include legal and ethical considerations, regulatory issues, risk management concerns, and integrading leadership, management, human resources, and administrative skills into the professional nursing administration practice role. 2 lab credits

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Lab Education

Cross List: NRSG 653

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 854 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH INFORMATICS 3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the analysis and evaluation of information needs and information systems in communities and health care organizations. Informatics knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for clinical, administrative, and technical decision making will be emphasized. Clinical, financial, policy, legal, technical and ethical issues concerning healthcare informatics will be discussed.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 804 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 654

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 855 HEALTH CARE ECONOMICS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 Credit Hours

Examination of health care economics, financial planning, analysis, and management with a focus on the role of the nurse leader and/or the DNP practitioner. Key issues explored include health care financing, relationship between finance, economics and quality, accounting principles, and ethics. Central to the course is the clinical application of key principles and methods of financial analysis, cost analysis, budgeting, and business planning. 2 didactic credits 1 clinical hour.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Cross List: NRSG 655 and 755

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 856 DEVELOPING SYSTEMS AND INFRASTRUCTURES IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS 5 Credit Hours

Application of leadership and administrative knowledge as they relate to supporting and maintaining the mission of health care organizations, especially at the microsystem and mesosystem levels. Emphasis is on developing leadership skills, analyzing student systems to promote transition and managing units, departments or programs strategically.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 3 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 802, NRSG 803, NRSG 804, NRSG 851, NRSG 852, NRSG 854, NRSG 855, or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 656

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 857 PRACTICUM IN MANAGING AND EVALUATING IN HEALTH CARE 5 Credit Hours

Seminar and clinical management and evaluation experiences in a health care organization. Emphasis is on developing leadership, management and evaluation skills, enhancing personal effectiveness and integrating knowledge in the practice role of a nursing administration specialists.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 3 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 851, NRSG 852, NRSG 854, NRSG 855 and NRSG 856 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 657

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 858 NURSE LEADER/EXECUTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICUM 1-11 Credit Hours

This course is a variable credit clinical practicum course intended to be taken to address identified gaps in meeting clinical requirements of the Nurse Leader/Executive MSN, PMC, DNP and or PhD. Emphasis is on providing clinical practicum experiences for the student to develop leadership and systems managements skills which enhance human and systems resources and outcomes. 1-11 clinical credits

Prerequisite:  None

Cross List: NRSG 658

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 859 SPECIAL TOPICS IN NURSING ADMINISTRATION 1-6 Credit Hours

Independent study course exploring selected topics or clinical problems related to Nursing Administration advanced practice. Seminar or clinical practicum format. Topics will vary.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 659

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 862 COUNSELING MODELS IN ADVANCED PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 2-3 Credit Hours

Application of counseling frameworks in the care of individuals, families, groups and communities representing diversity in culture, lifestyle and values. Emphasizes the counseling role of psychiatric mental health advanced practice nurse (PMHAPN) as well as the concepts underlying nursing¿s practice of the counseling role, including ethical and legal considerations. Lab focus on the development of individual and group counseling skills for advanced nursing practice.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 0-1 Credit Hours-Lab

Cross List: NRSG 662

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 863 ADVANCED PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING WITH ADULTS 2-4 Credit Hours

The advances nursing role in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of psychiatric mental health problems in adulthood at the individual, family, and community levels.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 0-2 Credit Hours- Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 862;

Corequisite: NRSG 806, NRSG 865 or permission of instructor

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 864 ADVANCED PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING WITH CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS 2-4 Credit Hours

The advanced nursing role in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of psychiatric mental health problems in childhood and adolescence at the individual, family and community levels.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 0 or 2 Credit Hours-Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 862

Corequisite: NRSG 806, NRSG 865 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 664

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 865 NEUROSCIENCE PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING 2 Credit Hours

Emphasis on knowledge of neuroanatomy, neuroregulation, psychopharmacological management of psychiatric problems and promotion of well-being across the lifespan.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 862 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 665

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 867 ADVANCED INTEGRATED PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AND PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 5 Credit Hours

Didactic content addresses nursing practice issues and health care policies affecting delivery of primary and mental health care. Practicum component integrates the knowledge and skills from primary care and psychiatric mental health care while managing patients with both primary care and mental health problems.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous Education; 4 Credit Hours-Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 838, NRSG 864 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 667

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 868 PRACTICUM IN ADVANCED PSYCHATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 1-8 Credit Hours

Development of additional clinical skills, including advanced nursing judgment, decision-making skills and leadership. Specific learning objectives and setting(s) determined in consultation with faculty.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-8 Credit Hours-Lab

Prerequisite:  NRSG 806, NRSG 862, NRSG 863, NRSG 864, NRSG 865 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 668

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 869 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 1-6 Credit Hours

Opportunity to explore selected topics or clinical problems related to advanced practice in psychiatric mental health nursing in depth. Either independent study involving readings developed in consultation with instructor, or seminar for which topics will vary depending upon the interests of student and faculty.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 669

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 871 PRIMARY CARE AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN CHILDREN'S HEALTH 3-5 Credit Hours

Knowledge and skill in the diagnostic reasoning process for assessing, promoting and maintaining the health of children and the management of common health problems. Clinical-based experiences will provide opportunities for students to develop advanced nurse practice interventions in management, promotion and maintenance of common health problems in children within the family context.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education; 0-2 Credit Hours-Clinical

Cross List: NRSG 671

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 872 PRIMARY CARE OF CHILDREN II: ACUTE HEALTH PROBLEMS 2-5 Credit Hours

The focus of this course is the advanced practice nursing management of selected acute health care problems as these affect children within the context of their families. The managed care includes monitoring the status of the acute condition, the presence of episodes of common pediatric problems and normal developmental issues and concerns. The clinical experiences will be in selected acute care and community based child health care settings. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality child health management.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours Asynchronous Education; 0-3 Credit Hours-Clinical

Corequisite: NRSG 805 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 672

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 873 PRIMARY CARE OF CHILDREN III: CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS 2-6 Credit Hours

The focus of this course is the advanced practice nursing management of selected chronic health care problems as these affect children within the context of their families. The managed care includes monitoring the status of the chronic condition, the presence of acute episodes of common child health problems and normal developmental issues and concerns. Content and clinical experiences will emphasize assessment, diagnosis, prescribed therapies, and management of children over time with stable chronic health care problems. The clinical experiences will be in selected chronic care and primary care child health settings. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality child health management.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours Asynchronous Learning-0-4 Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 872 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 673

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 876 PRIMARY CARE AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN WOMEN'S HEALTH 2-4 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge and skill in the diagnostic reasoning process for assessing, promoting and maintaining the health of women and the management of common health problems. Clinical-based experiences will provide opportunities to develop advanced practice interventions in management, promotion and maintenance of common health problems and low risk pregnancy in women.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours Synchronous Classroom; 0-2 Credit Hours Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 807 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 676

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 877 ACUTE CARE AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN WOMEN 3-6 Credit Hours

The focus of this course is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the management of selected health care problems related to pregnancy, reproductive and sexuality issues, including gynecological and breast conditions, as they affect women's primary care in acute and community-based settings. Collaboration with and referral to health care team members in the management of selected problems will be emphasized. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality maternal and women's health care management.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours Synchronous Classroom; 0-3 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  or

Corequisite: NRSG 805, NRSG 806, and NRSG 876 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: 677

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 878 CHRONIC CARE AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN WOMEN 2-6 Credit Hours

The focus of this course is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the management of selected stable chronic health care problems and needs as these affect women's primary care in acute and community-based settings. Content and clinical experience will emphasize assessment, diagnosis, prescribed therapies, and management of women's health status over time with stable chronic health care problems. Opportunities for collaboration with and referral to health care team members in the management of selected problems will be provided. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality maternal and women's health care management. An age span approach, with consideration for the childbearing woman and fetus, will be utilized.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom; 0-4 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 877 or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 678

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 884 ADVANCED WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH PRACTICUM 1-6 Credit Hours

Synthesis of advanced theoretical knowledge as a basis for advanced nursing practice with women and/or children, including neonates, within the context of their families.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Asynchronous; 0-5 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  NRSG 873 and NRSG 878.

Cross List: NRSG 684

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 885 SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S AND PEDIATRIC NURSING 1-3 Credit Hours

Independent study course in which readings focus on selected concepts or clinical problems that underlie advanced practice in women¿s and children¿s health.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 685

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 888 SPECIAL TOPICS (CLINICAL) IN ACUTE CARE NURSING 1-6 Credit Hours

Provides opportunities for acute care nurse practitioner students to obtain advanced clinical practice to augment basic skills or to explore a specific clinical area in depth. All clinical experiences are under the supervision of masters clinicians.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Clinical

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 688

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 889 SPECIAL TOPICS (CLINICAL) IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE NURSING 1-6 Credit Hours

Provides opportunities for primary care nurse practitioner students to obtain advanced clinical practice to augment basic skills or to explore a specific clinical area in depth. All clinical experiences are under supervision of master clinicians.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Clinical

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 891 DESIGNING AND EVALUATING LEARNER-CENTERED CURRICULA 3 Credit Hours

An analysis and understanding of pedagogical philosophies and assumptions associated with adult learning and nursing education from the basis for curricular and course development, implementation and evaluation. Attention will be given to the impact of current and future external and internal forces on the development of curriculum, course content, and teaching/learning strategies. Students will explore best practices and research based strategies to create an active learning environment and support various learning styles that enhance student retention and learning success for a diverse multicultural student population.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Learning

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Professional Nursing Graduate Nursing Program or permission of the instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 691

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 892 TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGIES 3 Credit Hours

Effective classroom and clinical teaching/learning strategies foster sound clinical judgment, safe clinical practice and professional role development. In this course, students will develop theoretically based teaching/earning strategies focused on individual learner needs with the context of the traditional classroom and clinical learning environment. Special attention will be given to the interplay between different learning environments, learner needs and learner evaluation. Through reflective strategies, students will examine nursing behaviors that promote professional role development.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Learning

Prerequisite:  NRSG 891.

Cross List: NRSG 692

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 893 USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE TEACHNG AND LEARNING STRATEGIES 3 Credit Hours

Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance diverse teaching/learning strategies. Using theories of education, students will discuss and evaluate how the use of technology influences teaching, learning, and evaluation strategies. Students will explore a variety of technologies and their applicability to learning goals, active learning strategies, and different learning environments such as clinical sites and learning resource centers. Students will evaluate how teacher and learner roles are influenced with the use of technology. 3 didactic credits

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 691/891 and NRSG 692/892 or permission of instructor

Cross List: NRSG 893

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 894 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EDUCATOR ROLE: PRACTICUM 3 Credit Hours

Various components of the educator role are implemented under the guidance of a preceptor in an educational setting. Opportunities are provided to utilize teaching and learning strategies, educational research findings, and evaluation methods with diverse students. Professional issues such as continuous quality improvement, health care quality and safety, scholarship of teaching, and multicultural workforce needs will be incorporated into accompanying modules. 3 didactic credits

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 691/891, NRSG 692/892, and NRSG 693/893 or permission of instructor

Cross List: NRSG 894

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 905 ADVANCED SEMINAR 2-3 Credit Hours

Students focus on selected research problems, methods and/or other specific topic areas. Topics will vary depending upon the needs and interests of students.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2-3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to Ph.D. program in nursing or permission of instructor.

NRSG 909 HEALTH CARE POLICY 3 Credit Hours

This course provides an in depth look at health policy in the US government system and to the role of research in shaping health policy. Students will critically appraise a policy relevant to an area of research or practice and plan implementation strategies for policy change at the appropriate level of government. Students will develop verbal and written communication skills for effective translation of research and policy implication to lay and professional audiences.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  NRSG 930, NRSG 931, or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

NRSG 910 HLTH RELATED INSTRUMNT 3 Credit Hours

This course provides a knowledge base and experience in the inductive and deductive process for constructing and evaluating instruments to measure psychosocial, behavioral, biophysiological and clinical phenomena.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Two statistics courses (BIOS 806 or BIOS 808 or two courses that meet requirements of the doctoral program), or permission of instructor.

Cross List: CTR 910

NRSG 914 MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES 3 Credit Hours

Chronic Illness is the major health problem today, and requires interdisciplinary teams to prevent and manage such illnesses. The course will focus on chronic disease theories and models and research strategies in order to be prepared for a program of studies that addresses the management of chronic illnesses. Concepts such as adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors, adherence to medical regimens, patient activation to adhere to therapeutic regimen, patient and family resilience; caregiving, risk, vulnerability and disability, symptom management, economic considerations, and planning for the future are examined. Creative and innovative ways to promote patients¿ self-manage of chronic illnesses will be explored.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Multivariate statistics or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

NRSG 916 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING SCIENCE 1-6 Credit Hours

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  Admission to Ph.D. program or permission of instructor.

NRSG 917 STATE OF THE SCIENCE 3 Credit Hours

The content of this course will focus on the student preparing a draft of a manuscript (intended for submission at a later date) that synthesizes the State of the Science knowledge regarding a specific topic. The student, their advisor, and faculty member will sign a contract that lists specific objectives of the course, timeline for the semester, and detailed expected outcomes. Course will include key components of scientific writing for publication.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  NRSG 930, nrsg 934. Co-red: NRSG 935.

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

NRSG 918 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HLTH 1-3 Credit Hours

The content of this course will be communicated through a contract signed by the student and faculty member that lists specific objectives of the course, timeline for the semester, and detailed expected outcomes. Each time this course is offered it will focus, in detail and in depth, on some aspect of health research.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-2 Credit Hours-Asynchronous Education

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Ph.D. program.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 923 RURAL HEALTH: PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH 3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on understanding the issues related to conducting research in rural and disparate populations. Specifically, this course will emphasize content related to challenges and disparities in rural health, health care access, health care policy, and strategies for conducting research in rural areas such as the use of technology, considerations of the environment and community needs. Legal, ethical, political and economic indications for research in rural areas will be discussed.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to PhD program or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SUMMER

NRSG 928 TRANSLATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY OUTCOMES RESEARCH 3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on outcomes: measurement, management, and evaluation of health care outcomes and translational research as a process that drives the clinical research engine. The Medical Outcomes Study conceptual framework (Structure of Care, Process of Care, and Outcomes) with an emphasis on the broad categories of outcome types: clinical end points, functional status, general well-being, satisfaction with care, and economic evaluations will be employed. Different translational approaches will be discussed T1-T4 (with an emphasis on T2-T4) along with common and unique research methods used. Legal, ethical, political and economic implications for practice and research will be discussed.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Multivariate statistics or permission of the instructor.

NRSG 930 SOCIALIZATION TO THE SCHOLARLY ROLE 3 Credit Hours

Doctoral graduates are poised to assume critical leadership roles in academia, the health care system, and/or other entities. Future roles of nurse educators, scholars, and scientists are explored. Strategies for promoting the student¿s own professional development and success as a doctoral student are examined. Students develop an understanding of scholarship including discovery, application, integration, and teaching. Students engage in processes to explore and develop their research focus.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Creidt Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Ph.D. program or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SUMMER

NRSG 931 TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP 3 Credit Hours

This doctoral course introduces the PhD and DNP students to the concepts and principles of transformational leadership within the healthcare context, and focuses on developing bold ideas, new behaviors, and new vulnerabilities with increasing interconnectedness and complexity in order to achieve new results. Leaders are challenged to implement and sustain organizational and information change to support the healing and caring that lead to lasting change. The three major constructs of transformational leadership include: Self transformation, Patient centered transformation, Health systems transformation.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Ph.D. program or permission of instructor.

Cross List: NRSG 731

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 932 PHILOSOPHY OF NURSING SCIENCE 3 Credit Hours

This course explores nursing science in the context of classic and contemporary ideas in philosophy of science. Perspectives on scientific progress and the growth of nursing as a scientific discipline are analyzed and applied to the students¿ research interests. Integrative and translational frameworks for the future are analyzed.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Ph.D. program or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL

NRSG 933 THEORY DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH SCIENCES 3 Credit Hours

This course provides students with opportunities to critically review theory development in health sciences and examine how theories are adapted from other sciences. Students learn how to critically analyze and substruct selected theories related to their research focus. Students learn to synthesize the literature related to the selected theories to identify relationships between concepts and gaps in knowledge. The course culminates in students creating a beginning conceptual framework OR adaptation of an established conceptual framework.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Ph.D. program; NRSG 930; NRSG 932 or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

NRSG 934 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to philosophic foundations of qualitative research and principals of research designs and methods. Students will critically appraise qualitative studies in their own area of research and apply course content by analyzing a small data set.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Admission to the Ph.D. program or permission of instruction.

Typically Offered: SPRING

NRSG 935 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to quantitative complex experimental and non-experimental designs applicable to the investigation of nursing research questions. Consideration will be given to aims/hypothesis development, sampling, methods of data collection, reliability and validity of measurement, data analysis, and issues related to the participation of human subjects. Published research serves as a focus for critical discussion of various designs and methods. Experiences will focus on selected analytic skills (i.e., using SPSS, calculating sample size estimates), and quantitative research techniques. Students will develop a beginning of quantitative research proposal.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite: : Statistics coursework in analysis of variance and multiple regression or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL

NRSG 936 RESEARCH PRACTICUM 3 Credit Hours

This course extends the content and experience of the previous research courses. The student will work closely with a faculty member to use the student's science- based model to prepare and/or pilot one or more aspects of the methods for the proposed dissertation research. The practice experience includes the conduct of pilot research with the population and environment of interest.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Research/FIeld Work

Prerequisite:  NRSG 930, 931, 932, 933, 934, 935; or permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

NRSG 937 PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH SCIENCES 3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on essential aspects of the development of a grant proposal, including analyzing appropriate funding sources, proposal writing and critiquing, and administering funded proposals.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-6 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  NRSG 930, 931, 932, 933, 934, 935;Co-req: 917 or permission of the instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

NRSG 998 DOCTORAL SEMINAR 1 Credit Hour

Students actively participate in seminar discussion in the area of their dissertation research, including but not limited to application of research conceptualization and methods, synthesis of work from prior course.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  Doctoral students must enroll in this course each semester between completion of all core courses and successful dissertation defense.

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

NRSG 999 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 1-10 Credit Hours

Independent student research directly related to dissertation. This course may be utilized before or after successful completion of the comprehensive exam.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work

Prerequisite:  Doctoral students must enroll in this course each semester between completion of all core courses and successful dissertation defense. A minimum 15 credits of this course required for graduation. TEST

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU