2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

NSG-4060 Transition Into Practice–Sp 6 hours Students assume professional nursing roles (member of profession, provider of care, and manger of care) working under the supervision of faculty, RN preceptors, clinical specialists, and/ or various levels of nurse managers in an assigned clinical area. Students work full time during the course following the preceptor’s schedule and shift, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Prerequisite: Completion of all other clinical nursing courses. (Fee: $300) NSG-4170 Cross-Cultural Response–Fa, Sp, Su 1 hour This course is designed to be a culmination course for the cross-cultural nursing minor. Students will learn to connect their personal vision/calling, knowledge, skills, and desire to provide culturally responsive nursing care. Additionally, they will re-examine the Christian worldview of nursing using a biblical foundation and incorporating what they have learned throughout the program. NSG-4800 Independent Study in Nursing–Fa, Sp 1–3 hours Independent learning to secure an extensive background in a specialized area of nursing. May be repeated once. Prerequisite: signed contract between student and instructor in which work to be completed is described. NSG-4950 Seminar in Nursing–Sp 3 hours Capstone course requiring synthesis of previous curricular programming. Students are challenged to integrate a Christian philosophy of nursing as they adopt the role of professional nurse. Students investigate the interplay among political, legal, economic, social, and ethical factors as it affects healthcare. Capstone course. Prerequisite: NSG-4030 Complex Care Management. Corequisite: NSG-4020 Leadership and Management, NSG-4060 Transition into Practice. (Fee: $250) Physical Education Activity Courses (PEA) PEA-1240 through PEA-2100 Courses 1–2 hours each Each course is designed to develop knowledge and skills in the respective activity area. Course requirements include examinations covering the activity subject, skills tests, class participation, and aerobics requirements. Grading options include letter grades or credit/no credit. If taken for letter grades, majors may use these courses to satisfy specific curricular requirements. PEAE-1400 Weight Training: Coed–Fa, Sp 1 hour PEAI-1600 Racquetball: Coed (Fee: $15)–Fa 1 hour PEAL-1610 Rock Climbing: Coed (Fee: $25)–Fa, Sp 1 hour PEAR-2100 Rhythmics: Coed–Fa 1 hour Physical Education Fitness (PEF) PEF-1990 2 hours Physical Activity and Healthy Living–Fa, Sp, Su Study of the role of physical activity in the Christian life from a scriptural, physiological, and psycho-sociological perspective. Emphasis is placed upon developing and continuing active, healthy, Christian life practices. Letter-graded course. (Fee: $5) Music Performance (PFMU) PFMU-3100 Piano Ensemble–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Piano Ensemble is an organization of advanced pianists that meets weekly to perform duet and duo piano literature. The Ensemble performs publicly on a regular basis. PFMU-3210 Jubilate–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours Ministry team of 40 select voices; open to all students by audition. Repertoire is selected from a wide spectrum of musical styles in evangelical traditions. Meets twice a week. Annual tour spring semester. PFMU-3220 Worship Ensemble–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours Ministry team of 8–10 singers, instrumentalists, and technicians; open to all students by audition. Repertoire is contemporary Christian and praise and worship music. Group will tour on behalf of the University throughout the school year and during breaks. Prerequisite: Admission by audition only. PFMU-3650 Chamber Ensemble–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The performance of representative literature in a variety of instrumental and vocal settings. Groups are normally studentformed and faculty-led and can be either homogenous (all strings, all brass, etc.) or heterogeneous. NOTE: An instructor must be designated for a group before any of its members register for this course. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor; approval of the chair. PFMU-3800 Concert Chorale–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Concert Chorale is a group of 60 select voices. Repertoire is chosen from a wide spectrum of musical styles, including choral masterpieces, sacred classics, anthems, spirituals, and tasteful contemporary works. Numerous concerts are presented each year on campus as well as in churches, schools, and other venues. PFMU-3820 Men’s Glee Club–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Men’s Glee Club has a membership of 50 voices, selected by audition. Literature includes traditional sacred and secular music from the Renaissance throughout the 20th century. Several concerts are presented each year on campus as well as in churches, schools, and other venues. PFMU-3840 Women’s Choir–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Women’s Choir consists of 50 treble voices, selected by audition. Repertoire embraces all historical periods and styles with performances on campus, in schools, in churches, and in civic meetings. PFMU-3850 Opera Ensemble–Fa 0–1 hours The coaching, staging, and performance of operatic literature in scenes, recitals, or full-scale productions. PFMU-3880 Brass Choir–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Brass Choir of select instrumentation consists of 20 to 25 members. It serves the University and its constituency by performing concerts featuring the highest quality brass choir literature. Major concerts are performed each semester. PFMU-3940 University Orchestra–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Orchestra is composed of string, wind, brass, and percussion players selected by audition. The group performs challenging, high-quality literature in concerts on campus and has opportunities to minister in local churches. PFMU-3970 Wind Symphony–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The wind symphony is composed of 50–60 members, selected by audition. The ensemble performs a wide variety of wind literature and participates actively in the commissioning and performance of new music. The ensemble presents two concerts per semester and performs additional concerts and events both on and off campus. PFMU-3980 Jazz Band–Fa, Sp 0–1 hours The Jazz Band has a membership of approximately 16 musicians, selected by audition. The group performs Big Band music and contemporary jazz standards. The band is active in both campus and off-campus activities. 2023–24 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Page 285 Course Descriptions NSG-4060 – PFMU-3980