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
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
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
BIOS 2250 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, nervous system and introduction special senses.
4
BIOS 2260 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Introduction to the form and function of the following human body systems: continuation of the special senses, endocrine systems, blood and cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, immune system, respiratory system, digestive system, metabolism, urinary system, fluid electrolyte and pH balance, and reproductive systems.
4
BIOS 2460 Microbiology
Study of microbiology with emphasis on structure of microbial cells, their nutrition and growth, control of growth, genetics and genetic engineering, metabolic and biosynthesis activity, and host-parasite interactions. Accompanying laboratory study emphasizes microbiological techniques including microbial control and manipulation.
4

Core Option Courses

Nursing II 3 Credit Hours

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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
BRDC 1010 Introduction to Mass Media
An introduction to the history and technology of Mass Media. The history of print, radio, television, recorded music and the internet will be introduced along with a study of advertising, ethics, social impact, new technologies, government regulation and the future of media. Students are also introduced to audio and video editing tools in an effort to create projects such as podcasts and music videos.
3
CRIM 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice
An overview of the history, development, and philosophies of crime control within a democratic society. Examines the criminal justice system with emphasis on the police, the prosecution and defense, the courts, and the correctional agencies.
3
JOUR 1010 Introduction to Mass Media
An introduction to the history and technology of Mass Media. The history of print, radio, television, recorded music and the internet will be introduced along with a study of advertising, ethics, social impact, new technologies, government regulation and the future of media. Students are also introduced to audio and video editing tools in an effort to create projects such as podcasts and music videos.
3
CRIM 1020 Introduction to Corrections
Outlines corrections in a systematic process showing the evolving changes within institutional and community-based corrections. Topics include, but are not limited to the history of corrections, the influence of social thought and philosophy on the development of corrections, the rights of the incarcerated inmate, and the duties of the correctional officer.
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
HIST 1030 European Civilization I
Study of history that interprets and evaluates the contribution of civilizations from ancient times to 1600.
3
HIST 1040 European Civilization II
The development of European civilization since 1600, concluding with the peace settlements and national tensions that followed World War II.
3
HIST 1050 World History I
A chronological study of world civilizations giving an overall view of contributions made by these civilizations from ancient times to 1715.
3
ENTR 1050 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.
3
HIST 1060 World History II
A chronological study of world civilizations giving an overall view of contributions made by these civilizations from 1715 to the present day.
3
POLS 1200 Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to the academic discipline of political science. Focuses attention on the nature and scope of political science, the political process, and interrelationship of various elements of a political system.
3
AGRI 1290 International Agriculture and Agribusiness
An overview of agriculture worldwide and its impact on production agriculture in the United States. An examination of production agriculture and agribusiness from a global perspective.
3
AGRI 1310 Agricultural Marketing System
This course will provide and introduction to agribusiness and food products marketing in the U.S. This course includes a background on the workings of the U.S. food marketing system and how this system affects farm producers, consumers, and middlemen such as processors, wholesalers, retailers, and food services. Students will gain an understanding of how food products move through a food marketing channel to the final point of consumption and how consumer demand, marketing, and information technology as well as political forces have shaped the agricultural food marketing industry over time.
3
AGRI 1410 Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture
Introductory course to help students develop a basic understanding and appreciation for the role of economics in agriculture at the farm, national, and international levels. Students will learn to apply various economic principles and concepts relating to production agriculture, business management, consumer behavior, market price analysis and equilibrium, and policy information.
3
HIST 2010 American History I
A survey of American History from the Age of Discovery through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Emphasis is on the political, economic, cultural, social, and technological issues that arise in the development of the American nation.
3
HIST 2020 American History II
A survey of American history from the end of the Civil War era to the present. Emphasis is on the political, economic, cultural, social, and technological issues that arise in America’s development as a global power.
3
CRIM 2030 Police and Society
Examines the role of the police in relationship to law enforcement and the United States of American society. Topics include, but are not limited to, the role and function of police, the nature of police organizations and police work, and the patterns of police-community relations.
3
CRIM 2100 Juvenile Justice
Examines the origins, philosophy, and objectives of the juvenile justice system. Topics include, but are not limited to, causation of crime, such as race and gender, socioeconomic relevance, and victimization; the juvenile court system, the law enforcement approach, corrections, and prevention.
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
ECON 2120 Principles of Microeconomics
Analysis of competitive and noncompetitive markets including behavior of producers and consumers. Topics include income distribution, price and income elasticity, production costs, and international trade.
3
BSAD 2140 Principles of Banking
This course is to provide entry-level bankers with information they need to provide effective service to their customers, thereby having an impact on banking profitability. This information includes how banks affect the economy, why they are in business, what services they provide, and how they provide them. Students also get a basic understanding of the interrelationships of various departments within a bank.
3
CRIM 2200 Criminology
Examines crime and criminology from a broad social perspective. Emphasizes the nature and causes of crimes, investigation and prosecution, and treatment and prevention.
3
CRIM 2200 Criminology
Examines crime and criminology from a broad social perspective. Emphasizes the nature and causes of crimes, investigation and prosecution, and treatment and prevention.
3
BSAD 2250 International Business
Designed to assist students in development of appreciation, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to live and work in a global marketplace.
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

Nursing III 3 Credit Hours

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Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
SPCH 1100 Small Group Communication
Study of the processes and techniques of purposeful, problem-solving communication in small, face-to-face groups.
3
SOCI 1100 Introduction to Family Living
Study of basic social unit historically and culturally. Examines the socialization process, gender roles, love, conflict, marriage, divorce, relationships, parenting and alternate forms of family.
3
ECED 1110 Infant and Toddler Development
An overview of education in the United States viewed in terms of history, philosophy, finance and governance. Encourages critical thought regarding the role of education in our ever-changing diverse society, the role of the teacher, and educational practices in schools. The course is designed to help students explore education as a prospective career.
3
SPCH 2010 Interpersonal Communication
This course addresses the theories and models of interpersonal communication. Understanding these areas will allow students to develop and improve their own interpersonal communication skills. The course addresses listening skills, relationship and conflict management, gender communication, intercultural differences and the connection between intrapersonal and interpersonal communication. Students will participate in projects and activities that enhance verbal and nonverbal interpersonal communication skills.
3
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
SOCI 2200 Criminology
Examines crime and criminology from a broad social perspective. Emphasizes the nature and causes of crimes, investigation and prosecution, and treatment and prevention.
3
CRIM 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 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
PSYC 2300 Psychology of Learning
Study of the psychological aspects of learning, thinking, and problem solving. Surveys theories, explores the teaching-learning process, and suggests strategies for maximizing cognitive development. Includes conditioning, cognition, information processing, decision making, motivation, measurement, and language development.
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

Nursing IV 3 Credit Hours

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Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
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
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 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.
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Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science 6 Credit Hours

select at least one - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
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

select at least one - must earn a C or above - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
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

Fine Arts & Language 0-4 Credit Hours

select one if needed - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music
Study of the development of music and how it relates to the events of our past and present. All types of music included. Open registration.
3
ARTS 1050 Introduction to Art History and Criticism I
A survey of major works of art in all media from Prehistory through the end of the 14th Century. Artistic styles will be discussed in relation to contemporary history, society, and culture. Individual works of art will be explored as well as the role of art and architecture in a cultural context.
3
ARTS 1060 Introduction to Art History and Criticism II
A survey of major works of art in all media from the 14th Century to the present. Artistic styles will be discussed in relation to contemporary history, society, and culture. Individual works of art will be explored as well as the role of art and architecture in a cultural context.
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

Mathematics 6 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 2170 Applied Statistics
The course is an introduction to basic probability and statistical methods that are used in a wide variety of disciplines. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling distributions, methods of statistical inference and bivariate relationships.
3

Natural Science 8 Credit Hours

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 1090 General Chemistry I
This is the first course of comprehensive chemistry sequence. Topics include nomenclature, atomic structure, chemical reactions, essentials of bonding, periodic properties, Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory (VSEPR) theory, modern bonding theories, stoichmetry, thermochemistry, and the chemistry of solids, liquids, and gases.
4

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

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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.
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Suggested Elective Courses

See advisor and confirm with transfer institution for recommended electives.


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