Nursing - Transfer - UNMC

Associate of Science Degree

You can earn an associate of science degree with an concentration in nursing for transfer to the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 60 Credit Hours.


Recommended Core Courses

Core 24 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
HOEC 1050 Nutrition
Study of the basic principles of nutrition in health and disease throughout the human life cycle.
3
BIOS 2030 Microbiology
Lecture and laboratory studies on morphology, physiology, distribution and economic importance of various microorganisms. Lab activities include sterile technique, staining, pure cultures, metabolism, identification and other basic micro lab techniques.
4
NURS 2100 Health Care Ethics
This course focuses on contemporary ethical issues that affect health care practice. A review of the major theories related to ethics and sound ethical decision making in health care are discussed. Major topics of discussion include social, cultural, spiritual, gender, end-of-life, professional, and health delivery issues. This course prepares students to incorporate the concepts and principles of ethics within health care practice.
3
BIOS 2110 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Introduction to the form and function of the human body. Including: organization, basic chemistry, cells, tissues, skin, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Lab exercises will use demonstration and inquiry techniques.
4
BIOS 2120 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Introduction to the form and function of the following human body systems: special sense, endocrine system, blood and cardiovascular systems, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, metabolism, urinary system, fluid, electrolyte and pH balance, reproductive systems, and immune system. Lab exercises will use demonstration and inquiry techniques.
4
PSYC 2200 Lifespan Psychology
Study of human development from conception to death. Emphasizes physical, cognitive, personality, and social changes that occur throughout life. Discusses universal and individual influences on development.
3

Core Option Courses

Humanities, Behavioral or Social Science 9 Credit Hours

select three - see advisor for correct semester sequence
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
POLS 1000 American Government
A study of the functioning of the American political system through an analysis and application of its underlying theories.
3
GEOG 1020 World Regional Geography
Regional survey of world's political units and theoretical framework for understanding geographical phenomena and problems with emphasis on relationship of human activities and physical environment.
3
SPAN 1200 Elementary Spanish I
An introduction to the grammatical and conversational study of the Spanish language. Emphasis on the history and culture of the Spanish speaking world.
4
FREN 1200 Elementary French I
Introduction to the grammatical and conversational study of French.
4
ECED 2070 Family and Community Relationships
This course focuses on the development of skills, techniques and attitudes needed to form successful collaboration with diverse family systems and communities. Ten hours of community service learning required.
3
EDUC 2070 Family and Community Relationships
This course focuses on the development of skills, techniques and attitudes needed to form successful collaboration with diverse family systems and communities. Ten hours of community service learning required.
3
PSYC 2110 Child and Adolescent Psychology
This course emphasizes the biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial development of childhood through adolescence by examination of theories, behaviors, and terminology.
3
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to the nature and concepts of economics. Topics include economic systems, measurement and analysis of aggregate variables such as national income, expenditures, fiscal and monetary policy, employment, and inflation. Other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.
3
SOCI 2150 Issues of Unity and Diversity
This course will help students increase awareness and sensitivity of commonalities and differences among people and acquire knowledge of minority group issues and challenges. The course will prepare students to more critically, actively, and effectively participate in an increasingly diverse and global society.
3
SOCI 2300 Sociology of Deviant Behavior
Theoretical analysis of the relation of deviant behavior including crime, vice, innovation, individual pathology, and deviant subgroups to community standards of conventional behavior as expressed in law and norms.
3
SOCI 2320 Social Problems
This course is designed to give students an appreciation for the possibilities and difficulties inherent in a wide variety of social problems, to include economic inequality and poverty, work and unemployment, race and ethnicity, gender inequality and issues in sexual orientation, and crime and drugs. Problems related to the family, education, health care, and political institutions, violence, terrorism, population, and the environment will also be discussed.
3
PSYC 2500 Social Psychology
An examination of the scientific field that seeks to understand the nature and causes of individual behavior and thought in social situations.
3
PSYC 2800 Abnormal Psychology
An examination of historical and contemporary views and issues of abnormal psychology to include explanations, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal behavior.
3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science 6 Credit Hours

Select at least one - Must have 9 credit hours divided among Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least one course from Behavioral & Social Science and one course from English/Literature earning C or above
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to the basic principles of sociology including the study of culture, socialization, social structure, social institutions, investigative behavior, deviance, inequalities including race, ethnicity, stratification; demography, population, and theoretical perspectives.
3
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology
An introduction to the science of behavior and mental processes including the application of critical thinking to the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, biological and neurological aspects, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, and theoretical perspectives.
3

English / Literature 3 Credit Hours

ENGL 1020 required - Must have 9 credit hours divided among Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least one course from Behavioral & Social Science and one course from English/Literature earning C or above
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ENGL 1020 English Composition II
Students will read and analyze various texts and respond with research-based argumentative essays that demonstrate information literacy, critical-reading, and source integration. A significant research project is required.
3

Mathematics 3-10 Credit Hours

select at least 3 credit hours at the 1600 level or above
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MATH 1150 College Algebra
This course is the study of relations, functions and their graphs, equations and inequalities, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities.
3
MATH 2030 Introduction to Statistics
Study of algebraic sets, finite probability spaces, counting techniques, random variables, and binomial distribution.
3

Natural Science 8-15 Credit Hours

select two from list or from any other higher level course of Natural Science
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BIOS 1010 General Biology
Introduction to the major biological concepts: ecosystem dynamics, cell structure and function, cell division, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and genetics, as well as a variety of laboratory techniques.
4
CHEM 1140 General Chemistry I
Study of general principles including atomic structure, nomenclature, reactions, and compounds.
5

Oral Communication 3 Credit Hours

must earn C or above
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication
This course stresses the correlation of effective communication common to interpersonal, small group, and public speaking contexts. Theory and application are incorporated into a variety of classroom activities. Students gain experience in public speaking through the delivery of informative, persuasive, and other various types of speeches.
3

Technology 3 Credit Hours

select one
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
INFO 1010 Fundamentals of Information Technology
Overview of the basic concepts of information technology and computer systems of all sizes, including hardware, software, and processing methods. This course includes an introduction to electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation, and word processing software through the use of the Microsoft Office Suite. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
3
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications
Covers the command and functions available on microcomputers including a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a database. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
3

Written Communication 3 Credit Hours

ENGL 1010 required - must earn C or above
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
Designed to develop writing skills. Students write papers and essays which emphasize the importance of clarity, idea development, focus, organization, word choice, logic and sentence construction. The process of planning, writing, revising, and editing essays for a particular audience and basic research-related skills are also emphasized.
3

Suggested Elective Courses

See advisor and confirm with transfer institution for recommended electives.


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We strongly recommend that you review your course schedule with your advisor and consult the college catalog for specific program requirements.