The following courses are bachelor's prerequisites that can be taken at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing conveniently online. For a full list of required courses, visit the bachelor's prerequisite webpage.
This course provides an overview of major concepts, theories, and research related to human development through the lifespan from the prenatal period to the end of life. Significant factors that influence individual functioning are explored.
Credits: 3 online
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.
This course will cover the science and fundamentals of human nutrition. Topics covered include nutritional requirements related to changing individual and family needs, food choices, health behaviors, food safety, prevention of chronic disease and nutrition-related public health in the United States and globally.
Credits: 3 online
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.
Register for Courses
Pre-requisite courses are available in the summer, fall, and spring semesters in a 10 week format.
Summer 2013 (May 28 - August 2)
Fall 2013 (September 3 - November 8)
Spring 2014 (January 27 - April 4)
Summer 2014 (May 27 - August 1)
Summer: April 1 - May 3 (Deadline for registration has been extended to May 13. After May 13, please e-mail us to inquire about registration.)
Fall: April 15 - August 1
Offered by a #1 ranked School of Nursing (the place where exceptional people come to discover possibilities that forever change their lives and the world)
An introduction to the excellence of a Johns Hopkins education
Competitively priced within the marketplace
Health-focused perspective delivered through a facilitated teaching approach (Participatory, Interactive, Engaging)
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.