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MSN/MA (Anthropology) Joint Degree Graduate Programs

GENERAL INFORMATION / PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Department of Anthropology and the School of Nursing have established a joint MSN/MA degree which provides students with a unique combination of cross-cultural expertise in medical anthropology and clinical expertise in nursing.

 

The total MSN/MA Degree requirement is a minimum of 49 hours. Students must complete a minimum of 19 credits in nursing core courses, 12 to 22 credits in clinical major courses, and a minimum of 18 credits in anthropology courses, as indicated below. The actual number of credits depends upon the major selected. This curriculum plan reflects clinical nursing majors other than nurse anesthesia and community health. Choice of electives should guarantee that minimum credit requirements are met.

 

Students must pass the Comprehensive Exam in Anthropology.

 

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PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

ANTH 319 (Introduction to the Statistical Analysis in Social Sciences) or its equivalent is a prerequisite to the Nursing Master but may be taken as an elective in Anthropology.

 

Students who have completed a statistics course prior to admission must sit for the University administered exam.

 

Required Nursing Courses
TOTAL OF 31-41 CREDIT HOURS

 

Professional Development: 6 credits

 COURSE  COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT HOURS
 NURS 443A  Collaboration and Consultation 1
 NURS 443B  Professionalism in Advanced Practice: Role Development 1
 NURS 443C  Professionalism in Advanced Practice: Teaching and Learning 1
 NURS 444A  Health Care Delivery, Legal and Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice: Ethical Issues 1
 NURS 444B  Health Care Delivery, Legal and Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice: Finance 1
 NURS 444C  Health Care Delivery, Legal and Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice: Policy and Legal 1

 

Clinical Major: 12-22 credits

 COURSE  COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT HOURS
 NURS 453  Physiologic Foundations of Advanced Practice 4
 NURS 459  Assessment for Advanced Practice 3
 NURS 430  Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
 NURS 405  Inquiry I: Theory 3

 

 

 

Required Anthropology Courses
TOTAL OF 15-18 CREDIT HOURS

 

 COURSE  COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT HOURS
 ANTH 480  Anthropology of Health and Illness Part I 3
 ANTH 481  Anthropology of Health and Illness Part II 3
 ANTH 462  Contemporary Theory in Anthropology 3
 ELECTIVES  Anthropology Electives (health related) 6-9

 

 

Required Research Courses
TOTAL OF 6 CREDIT HOURS

 

 COURSE  COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT HOURS
 NURS 425  Inquiry II: The Research Process 3
 NURS 502  Inquiry III: Evidenced Based Nursing Practice 2
 NURS 503  Inquiry Practicum 1-2

 

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 COURSE  COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT HOURS
 ANTH 504  Advanced Methods in Medical and Gerontological Anthropology 3
 ANTH 400 or 500  ANTH 400 or 500 level Medical Anthropology course 3

 

 

Required Elective Courses
TOTAL OF 3 CREDIT HOURS

 
 COURSE  COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT HOURS
 ELECTIVE  Approved elective course in Anthropology OR Nursing 3

 

 

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