NUR 280: Health Care Informatics

Introduces perspectives and concepts of the flow of healthcare information, technologies and their applications to patient care, and the electronic health record in its many forms. Also includes institutional policies important to communication and documentation of healthcare interventions with an emphasis on privacy, confidentiality and security. Prerequisite: Admission to the RN-to-BSN program.

PSY 331: Health Psychology

Incorporates a bio-psychosocial approach to understanding human wellness and health-promoting and health-compromising behaviors. Theories used by health psychologists are used to explore topics such as stress, chronic illness/disease, pain and lifestyle behaviors, and are applied to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of illness. Prerequisites: PSY 110. NS, CD


ENG 115 Writing about Literary Genres

Writing-intensive introduction to the histories, conventions, methods and pleasures of particular literary genres. Focus varies from year to year but could include poetry, drama, fiction, autobiography, popular literature and combinations thereof. The course demonstrates the interdependency of writing, learning and interpretation. Prerequisite: Foundations course in English. LIT, WI

MAT 115: Introductory Statistics

A course in basic statistical concepts and techniques for the non-mathematics major. Topics include descriptive statistics, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability theory, standardized probability distributions, correlation and regression, inferential statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: 098/100 or math placement exam results. NS