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College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing Core Curriculum

This page contains an outline of the University of Detroit Mercy Core Curriculum requirements for students with majors in the College of Health Professions and the McAuley School of Nursing.

Click here and scroll down for a general list of approved Core Curriculum courses.

Note that you can search the Schedule of Classes by the Core Curriculum attribute to find classes that satisfy particular Core Knowledge Areas and Integrating Themes.

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    B.S. Health Information Management

    Knowledge Area A:  Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B:  Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1: Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2: Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - STA 2250 Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - BIO 2300 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I (program requirement) and BIO 2310 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I or other course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C1 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - ETH 3580 Health Care Ethics

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT4:  Human Difference - any course with the IT4 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality & Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.S. Health Services Administration

    Knowledge Area A:  Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B:  Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1: Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - MTH 1010 Algebra
    • B2: Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - STA 2250 Statistics or BIO 2900 Biostatics or MTH 2140 Basic Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - HSA 4610 Health Economics

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - ETH 3580 Health Care Ethics

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - HSA 3300 Health in the Community
    • IT4:  Human Difference - any course with the IT4 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality & Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.S.N. Nursing (Degree Completion)

    Knowledge Area A:  Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B:  Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1: Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2: Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - NUR 4226 Applied Statistics for Nursing

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - BIO 2300 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I and BIO 2310 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology and other courses with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - ETH 3580 Health Care Ethics

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - NUR 4500 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - HLH 2550 Population Health and Epidemiology
    • IT4:  Human Difference - any course with the IT4 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - NUR 3251 Transitions into Professional Practice in the Mercy and Jesuit Traditions
    • IT6:  Spirituality & Social Justice - NUR 3251 Transitions into Professional Practice in the Mercy and Jesuit Traditions
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    B.S.N. Nursing (Traditional)

    Knowledge Area A:  Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B:  Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1: Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - MTH 1010 Algebra
    • B2: Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - STA 2250 Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - CHM 1025 Introductory Chemistry for the Health Sciences and other courses with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology and other courses with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - ETH 3580 Health Care Ethics

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology or NUR 4500 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - NUR 2500 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - HLH 2550 Population Health and Epidemiology
    • IT4:  Human Difference - NUR 2100 Introduction to Nursing Practice in Mercy and Jesuit Traditions
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - NUR 2100 Introduction to Nursing Practice in Mercy and Jesuit Traditions
    • IT6:  Spirituality & Social Justice - NUR 4755 Professional Practice from a Mercy and Jesuit Perspective
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