Registration is now open! Register prior to January 20, 2014 to secure your enrollment in the Spring semester.
All students pursuing their nursing education can now take the following 3 credit instructor-led prerequisites all online and get a taste of Hopkins Nursing.
For a full list of required courses for our bachelor's in nursing program, visit the bachelor's prerequisite webpage.
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Prerequisite courses are available in the summer, fall, and spring semesters in a 10 week format.
Spring 2014 (January 27 - April 4)
Summer 2014 (May 27 - August 1)
Spring: Registration is now Open. Please register prior to January 20th, 2014 to ensure enrollment in the Spring 2014 semester.
Course Outcomes &
Analyze theoretical and conceptual frameworks and research findings related to human development through the lifespan.
Apply theoretical models and research findings of human development and functioning to health and illness behaviors through the lifespan and within a variety of biological, environmental, social and cultural contexts.
Required Textbook: Berk, L. (2010). Development Through the Lifespan. 5th Ed. Pearson. ISBN 10-0205-687938 13: 9780205-687930.
Know the six classes of nutrients and explain their role as it relates to promoting optimal health, information on food labels, and the accuracy of statements made in popular media about nutrition.
Relate the importance of good nutrition to different stages in human development and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
Determine, compare and contrast the nutritional value of current eating habits to current recommendations and propose modifications to reduce the risk for developing chronic diseases.
Identify strategies to eating a healthy diet in different cultural and environmental settings.
Required Textbook: Sizer, F., & Whitney, E. (2010). Nutrition: Concepts and controversies. (12 ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
Required Textbook: Moore, D., Notz, W., & Fligner, M. (2013). Essential Statistics. (2nd ed.). New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company.
Courses cost $350 per credit.
Payment should be made at the time of registration through credit card or check. Contact the Student Accounts Office at 410-955-1243 to make arrangements for payment.