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The course introduces students to the design thinking process, the national conversations about the future of STEM careers, and opportunities to work with middle school students and K-12 teachers in STEM-based after-school activities and intercession camps. The course is both theory and practice focused. The purpose is twofold; to provide reflection and mentoring opportunities for students to learn about pathways to STEM careers and to introduce mentoring opportunities with young STEM thinkers.
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Propriety, community, nurture

Karen Karlowicz, ChairCarolyn Rutledge, Associate Chair for Graduate Programs

These courses count toward the DNP.

Orientation to the Operating Room and the Anesthesia Department. Provides actual administration of general and regional anesthesia with qualified clinical instructors (Anesthesiologists and/or CRNA’s). Weekly classroom sessions consist of clinical conferences; journal club; and seminars dealing with current topics, including, but not necessarily limited to, respiratory, cardiovascular, thoracic, neuro, regional, obstetrical, pediatric, and special areas of anesthesia. Various special projects and competency examinations are administered throughout this phase.

Power, class, and the new campus religion

Orientation to the Operating Room and the Anesthesia Department. Provides actual administration of general and regional anesthesia with qualified clinical instructors (Anesthesiologists and/or CRNA’s). Weekly classroom sessions consist of clinical conferences; journal club; and seminars dealing with current topics, including, but not necessarily limited to, respiratory, cardiovascular, thoracic, neuro, regional, obstetrical, pediatric, and special areas of anesthesia. Various special projects and competency examinations are administered throughout this phase.

Refer to the School of Nursing website at  for program specific curriculum plans.

Kenwyn K. Smith, Groups in Conflict. Prisons in Disguise

This course will integrate attendance and participation at the research lectures given by visitors with separate, faculty-led workshops that discuss the presented study, its methodologies, and the research and policy contexts in which it is situated. This workshop will also provide an opportunity for professional development relevant to academic publishing and effective presentation.

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs: Tom Dee

This course examines the expansion, impact, and organization of higher education across the world. This course engages students with sociological theory and comparative research on global and national sources of influence on higher education developments, e.g. admissions criteria, curricular content, governance structure.. At the end of the course students should be able to compare and contrast developments across countries.
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Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (Advanced Practice Track) - August 1

See Richard Sennett, Authority

This is an interprofessional course that explores organizational and structural opportunities and barriers within healthcare organizations through interprofessional collaboration and teamwork. Ethical issues will be explored. The focus is on the role of the healthcare provider as a leader of their profession within healthcare and on healthcare teams. Emphasis is on meeting the needs of underserved populations.

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (Nurse Executive Track) - August 1

Keegan, The Mask of Command

The School of Nursing offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Science in Nursing with an advanced practice area of Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator. The program of study prepares students as expert clinicians in the application of evidence-based knowledge within the realms of nursing interventions, teaching and research. Students also receive preparation as nurse educators, and are therefore dually prepared for clinical and academic roles.

In addition to meeting University requirements, applicants must meet the admission criteria below.

Chester I. Barnard, The Functions of the Executive

Study of the mathematical models used in psychological measurement with an emphasis on item response theory (IRT). We will examine various problems, including estimation of item parameters and person abilities, polytomous response models, and other issues. A key focus of this course will be on developing applied skills with the relevant models. Prerequisites included (or consent of the instructor).