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B.S. Degree in Movement Science -- Pre-Health Professional

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B.S. DEGREE IN MOVEMENT SCIENCE – Pre-Health Professional Effective Fall 2015 Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr MVSC-110 Intro to Movement Science   1 MVSC-192 University Seminar II   1 MVSC-191 University Seminar I   1 PSYC-201 Intro to General Psychology     3 MVSC 101 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness   2 MVSC-124 Exercise Leadership   3 MTSC-121 College Algebra or Equivalent   3 ENGL -102 English Composition II   3 ENGL-101 English Composition I   3 MVSC-202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II   4 MVSC-201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I   4         Total Credits 14   Total Credits 14 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr MVSC-210 Psychology of Physical Activity   3 BIOL-102 Biology 102  4 MVSC-355 Exercise Physiology   4 MVSC-255 Introduction to Motor Learning and Motor Control   3 ____-____ Any Statistics   3 MVSC-257 Exercise Testing   4 BIOL-101 Biology 101 4 MVSC-265 Research Design *   3 SCCJ-101 Sociology♦ 3         Total Credits 17   Total Credits 14 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr ENGL-200 Speech   3 ____-____ Elective    3 ENGL-___ Literature ♦■   3 MVSC-200 CPR and First Aid   1 MVSC-364 Exercise Prescription   3 MVSC-319 Biomechanics   3 ____-____ Elective   3 MVSC-461 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries*   3 CHEM-101 General and Analytic Chemistry I    4 CHEM-102 General and Analytic Chemistry II   4       ____-____ Arts/Humanities Elective♦■     3   Total Credits   16   Total Credits  17 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr GLOB-395 Global Societies   3 HIST-____ History ♦■   3 MVSC-___ MVSC Elective   3 ____-____ Arts/Humanities Elective♦■   3 MVSC-483 OR MVSC-481 ____-____ MVSC Senior Seminar*^ OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option I*^ AND Elective   6 ____-____ OR MVSC 482   Elective OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option II*^   3 ____-____ Elective    3 ____-____ Elective    3       ____-____ Elective    3   Total Credits 15   Total Credits   15     Total Credits: 122   Note: Students must take either MVSC 483 OR both MVSC 481 and 482 for their Senior Capstone Experience A grade of C or better must be earned in all courses ♦A second multi-cultural experience course, in addition to SCCJ 101, should be taken within these courses ■African-American experience course should be taken within these courses *Writing Intensive Course ^ Senior Capstone Course  

B.S. Degree in Movement Science -- Health and Exercise Science

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B.S. DEGREE IN MOVEMENT SCIENCE – Health and Exercise Science Effective Fall 2015   Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr MVSC-110 Intro to Movement Science   1 MVSC-192 University Seminar II   1 MVSC-191 University Seminar I   1 PSYC-201 Intro to General Psychology     3 MVSC 101 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness   2 MVSC-124 Exercise Leadership   3 MTSC-121 College Algebra or Equivalent   3 ENGL -102 English Comp II   3 ENGL-101 English Comp  1   3 MVSC-202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II   4 MVSC-201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I   4         Total Credits 14   Total Credits 14 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr MVSC-210 Psychology of Physical Activity   3 MVSC-218 Sport and Fitness Nutrition   3 MVSC-355 Exercise Physiology   4 MVSC-255 Introduction to Motor Learning and Motor Control   3 ____-____ Any Statistics   3 MVSC-257 Exercise Testing   4 ____-____ Arts/Humanities Elective♦■   3 MVSC-265 Research Design *   3 ____-____ Elective   3 ____-____ Elective   3   Total Credits 16   Total Credits 16 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr ENGL-200 Speech   3 HIST-____ History ♦■   3 ENGL-___ Literature ♦■   3 MVSC-200 CPR and First Aid   1 MVSC-364 Exercise Prescription   3 MVSC-319 Biomechanics   3 MVSC-463 Strength and Conditioning   4 MVSC-465 Population Specific Exercise Intervention   3 ____-____ Elective   3 MVSC-461 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries*   3       ____-____ Arts/Humanities Elective♦■     3   Total Credits   17   Total Credits  16 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr GLOB-395 Global Societies   3 SCCJ- 101 Sociology ♦   3 MVSC-___ MVSC Elective   3 MVSC-212 Fitness Management   3 MVSC-483 OR MVSC-481 ____-____ MVSC Senior Seminar*^ OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option I*^ AND Elective   6 ____-____ OR MVSC 482   Elective OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option II*^   3 ____-____ Elective   3 MVSC-___ MVSC Elective   3       MVSC-475 MVSC-476 CSCS Workshop OR HFS Workshop   1   Total Credits 15   Total Credits 13     Total Credits: 121   Note: Students must take either MVSC 483 OR both MVSC 481 and 482 for their Senior Capstone Experience A grade of C or better must be earned in all courses ♦A second multi-cultural experience course, in addition to SCCJ 101, should be taken within these courses ■African-American experience course should be taken within these courses *Writing Intensive Course ^ Senior Capstone Course

Public Health Curriculum Guide

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                                                                B. S. DEGREE IN PUBLIC HEALTH                                                                              Effective Fall 2016 Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr ENGL-101 English Composition 1 w  1 ENGL -102 English Composition II P, W   3 _____-101 Arts and Humanities* (Foreign Language I REC) 3 _____-102 Arts and Humanities* (Foreign Language II REC) * P   3 PUBH-105 Introduction to Public Health  3 SCCJ-101 Introduction to Sociology *   3 MVSC-191 University Seminar I   1 MVSC-192 University Seminar II   1 MVSC 101 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness   2 MTSC-121 College Algebra 3 HIST-xxx History A   3 BIOL-1xx BIOL (100, 101, 103, 107)   4   Total Credits 15   Total Credits  17 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr BIOL-207 Anatomy & Physiology I w Lab P 4 BIOL-208 Anatomy & Physiology II w Lab P  4 ENGL-2xx Literature P, A *   3 PUBH-236 Substance Use and Abuse  3 PUBH-220 Public Health Informatics & Communication P   3 PUBH-205 Foundations of Public Health Education P  3 HMEC-215 Introduction to Nutrition P   PUBH-234 Global Health  3 MTSC-241  PSYC-322    SOC-310 Elementary Statistics Elementary Statistics Elem. Statistics for Social Work P 3 ENGL-200 Speech P  3       MVSC-200 CPR and First Aid  3   Total Credits 16   Total Credits 17 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr GLOB -395 Global Societies   3 PUBH-337 Program Planning/Evaluation in Health Education/Promotion P 3 PUBH-331 Observation and Fieldwork 3 PUBH-330 Introduction to Chronic Diseases P 3 PUBH-333 Infectious Diseases and Injury Prevention P   3 PUBH-332 Health Administration and Policy 3 PUBH-xxx PUBH Elective (335 or 339) 3 PUBH-340 Health Disparities P   3 ____-____ Elective M REC 3 MVSC-265 Research Design P 3   Total Credits   15   Total Credits  15 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr PUBH-431 Principles of Epidemiology P 3 PUBH-432 Health Practicum S, P 12 PUBH-402 Environmental Health P   3       PUBH-410 School and Community Health Education P   3       ____-____ Elective M Rec   3       ____-____ Elective M Rec   3         Total Credits 15   Total Credits  12     Total Credits: 122   Notes: Students must complete all curriculum requirements listed on this sheet with a grade of “C” or higher. A = African American Experience: Students should enroll in one of the following to satisfy the DSU African-American experience requirement: HIST-203 or HIST-204 M = Minor. It is recommended, but not required, to select a minor area of study, and utilize electives to fulfill minor requirements. S = Senior Capstone. Students must be certified in First Aid and CPR and must complete ALL COURSEWORK prior to taking PUBH- 432. W = Writing intensive course REC = Recommended * One course must be an African American Experience course and two must be multicultural courses

Student Achievement Data

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Student Achievement Data NCLEX-RN Pass Rates 2016- 83.6% 2015- 84% Nursing Program Completion Rates Graduating class of Spring 2016- 78% Graduating class of Spring 2015- 68% Job placement Rate Graduating class of Spring 2016- pending Graduating class of Spring 2015- 95.8%

Student Learning Outcomes

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Student Learning Outcomes Plan, provide and delegate patient-centered care and coordinated care that promotes safe and high quality outcomes.   Develop the ability to use interdisciplinary communication effectively and employ patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice.   Synthesize leadership concepts, principles and ethical reasoning in decision making to ensure quality outcomes in providing client care in a variety of settings.   Integrate professional standards in the practice of nursing with integrity, caring, accountability, respect, and excellence in nursing practice.   Collaborate with clients and healthcare professionals to provide safe, effective and culturally competent nursing care through the integration of knowledge and skills.   Synthesize knowledge, skills and professional attitudes through the demonstration of clinical reasoning.

Role Specific Graduate Competencies

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ROLE SPECIFIC GRADUATE COMPETENCIES   Nursing Judgment Make decisions in practice, substantiated with evidence, that integrate nursing science in the provision of safe, quality care and that promote the health of patients within the family and community context.   Professional Identity Implement one’s role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity,  responsibility, ethical practices and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context.   Spirit of Inquiry Examine the evidence that underlies clinical nursing practice to challenge the status quo, question underlying, and offer new insights to improve the quality care for patients, families, and communities.   Human Flourishing Advocate for patients and families in ways that promote their self-determination, integrity, and ongoing as human beings.  

Mission and Philosophy

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DEPARTMENT OF NURSING MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the baccalaureate of science nursing program aligns with the mission and core values of Delaware State University as well as the College of Education, Health, and Public Policy.  The nursing program provides exceptional educational opportunities for students of diverse backgrounds and prepares entry level nurses to practice competently and safely in a variety of healthcare settings including preparation for future specialization and/or graduate study.   Baccalaureate nursing graduates are prepared professionally to provide compassionate and culturally competent evidence-based healthcare to meet the current and future needs of individuals, families, and communities within the state of Delaware, the nation, and the international environment.   DEPARTMENT OF NURSING PHILOSOPHY The Department of Nursing’s philosophy, at Delaware State University, is congruent with the College of Education, Health, and Public Policy as well as the University’s mission statement.  The faculty will provide nursing education while promoting distinguished academic excellence, innovation, and world-class service to the graduate.  Faculty are also committed to best practice within a learning environment that fosters mutual commitment, respect, integrity, and accountability among students, faculty, administration, and staff. The nursing philosophy encompasses the University’s core values as they relate to professional nursing education and professional practice.  This includes: Excellence in nursing education and practice in the form of scholarship; outreach to others with an appreciation for diversity; an engaging community which fosters skills in the art and science of nursing; and the ability to demonstrate ethical reasoning and integrity which promotes patient advocacy and professionalism in an ever changing health care environment. The nursing faculty believes the nursing program prepares the graduate to provide safe, compassionate, and competent nursing care across the lifespan to individuals, families, and communities in a variety of practice settings.  The graduate will integrate evidence-based principles, sound nursing judgments, the sciences, and clinical reasoning skills necessary for entry level practice.   Graduate nurses are empowered to become effective nurse leaders with a professional identity to transform healthcare, maintain a spirit of inquiry, and are committed to life-long learning.

Weight Loss Challenge

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Weekly Content Overview  National Weight Control Registry 10 Tips:  Enjoy you food, but eat less Use the Food Label to Compare Calories Week 2 (2/8 to 2/14) Swap 100 Ways to Save Calories Physical Activity Log Week 3 (2/15 to 2/21) Prevent Portion Distortion Week 4 (2/22 to 2/28) How Sweet It Is...! Week 5 (2/29 to 3/6) Snacks with Approximately 100-150 Calories Week 6 (3/7 to 3/13) 25 Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Week 7 (3/14 to 3/20) Tips for Eating Out Healthfully AND Healthy Eating on the Run BINGO! Week 8 (3/21 to 3/27) Tips to Weight Loss Success Week 9 (3/28 to 4/3) 1500 Calories -- Nutrient Rich vs. 1500 Calories -- Nutrient Poor Week 10 (4/4 to 4/10) Eating Awareness Journal Week 11 (4/11 to 4/17) Fats:  The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Week 12 (4/18 to 4/24)  Final Overview Suggestions from Participants   Question and Answer Section Q:  Is Diet Soda okay? A:  On occasion, it’s not harmful, but I wouldn’t consume diet soda in large quantities.  Here’s an article that explains why… http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/19/artificial-sweeteners-and-weight-gain/?_r=0 Q:  How safe is the Paleo diet? A:  This is another fad diet that has gained in popularity.  There’s no scientific data that supports it, and this recent study in mice will convince you that it’s not the answer. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/306816.php Q:  Will cayenne pepper cause me to lose weight? A:  If only it were that simple…  Cayenne pepper is not a miracle food, and by simply ingesting it, you will NOT lose weight.  (If it truly was the answer, every doctor, dietitian, nurse, etc. would be promoting it, and I would own stock in it!)  For successful weight loss, it’s all about taking in fewer calories than your body is used to.      Weekly Winners Week 2 -- TyQwan Ward Week 3 -- Wendy Anyona Week 4 -- Josue Jean-Baptiste Week 5 -- Crystal Cannon Week 6 -- Cheryl McCrea Week 7 -- Philomena Dolbow Week 8 -- Pleadge Sanders Week 9 -- Monifa Carter Week 10 -- Zhanice Reid Week 11 -- Susan Kelly Week 12 -- Bakare O'Neill Personal Training Winner -- Shonda Poe Grand Prize Winner -- Kevin Staniszewski

B.S. Degree in Movement Science -- Pre-Health Professional (effective Fall 2015)

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  Movement Science: Pre-Health Professional Effective Date: Fall 2015 The purpose of this concentration is to provide students with the background and introductory courses for allied health profession, and be flexible enough to allow students to take all pre-requisite classes for entrance to graduate schools for continued education in allied health fields such as physical therapy, athletic training, occupational therapy, or physician’s assistant.   Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR MVSC-110 Intro to Movement Science 1 MVSC-192 University Seminar II 1 MVSC-191 University Seminar I 1 PSYC-201 Intro to General Psychology 3 MVSC 101 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 MVSC-124 Exercise Leadership 3 MTSC-121 College Algebra or Equivalent 3 ENGL -102 English Comp II 3 ENGL-101 English Composition  1 3 MVSC-202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 MVSC-201 Human Anatomy& Physiology I 4         Total Credits 14   Total Credits 14 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR SCCJ-101 Sociology♦ 3 MVSC-255 Introduction to Motor Learning and Motor Control 3 MVSC-210 Psychology of Physical Activity 3 MVSC-265 Research Design * 3 ____-____ Statistics 3 MVSC-257 Exercise Testing 4 MVSC-355 Exercise Physiology  4 BIO-102 Biology II 4 BIO-101 Biology I 4         Total Credits 17   Total Credits 14 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR MVSC-364 Exercise Prescription 3 MVSC-319 Biomechanics 3 Engl-200 Speech 3 MVSC-461 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries * 3 ENGL-____ Literature ♦■ 3 ____-____ Arts and Humanities Elective♦■ 3 MVSC-___ Elective 3 _____-____ Elective 3 CHEM-101 General and Analytic Chemistry I 4 MVSC-200 CPR and First Aid 1       CHEM-102 General and Analytic Chemistry II 4   Total Credits 16   Total Credits 17 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR GLOB-395 Global Societies 3 HIST-___ History ♦■ 3 MVSC-483 OR MVSC 481 ____-____ MVSC Senior Seminar*^ ­ OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option*^ AND Elective 6 ____-____ OR MVSC-482 Elective OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option II*^ 3 MVSC-____ MVSC Elective 3 ____-____ Arts and Humanities Elective♦■ 3 ____-____ Elective 3 ____-____ Elective 3       ____-____ Elective 3               Total Credits 15   Total Credits 15 Total Credits: 122   Note: Students must take either MVSC 480 OR both MVSC 481 and 482 for their Senior Capstone Experience ♦A second multi-cultural experience course, in addition to SCCJ 101, should be taken within these courses ■African-American experience course should be taken within these courses *Writing Intensive Course ^ Senior Capstone Course

Public & Allied Health Sciences B.S. Degree in Movement Science -- Health and Exercise Science

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B.S. Degree in Movement Science -- Health and Exercise Science (effective Fall 2015)
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Movement Science: Health and Exercise Science Effective Date: Fall 2015 Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR MVSC-110 Intro to Movement Science 1 MVSC-192 University Seminar II 1 MVSC-191 University Seminar I 1 PSYC-201 Intro to General Psychology 3 MVSC 101 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 2 MVSC-124 Exercise Leadership 3 MTSC-121 College Algebra or Equivalent 3 ENGL -102 English Comp II 3 ENGL-101 English Comp  1 3 MVSC-202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 MVSC-201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4         Total Credits 14   Total Credits 14 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR MVSC-210 Psychology of Physical Activity 3 MVSC-218 Sport and Fitness Nutrition 3 MVSC-355 Exercise Physiology 4 MVSC-255 Introduction to Motor Learning and Motor Control 3 ____-____ Any Statistics 3 MVSC-257 Exercise Testing 4 ____-____ Arts/Humanities Elective♦■ 3 MVSC-265 Research Design * 3 ____-____ Elective 3 ____-____ Elective 3   Total Credits 16   Total Credits 16 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR ENGL-200 Speech 3 HIST-____ History ♦■ 3 ENGL-___ Literature ♦■ 3 MVSC-200 CPR and First Aid 1 MVSC-364 Exercise Prescription 3 MVSC-319 Biomechanics 3 MVSC-463 Strength and Conditioning 4 MVSC-465 Population Specific Exercise Intervention 3 ____-____ Elective 3 MVSC-461 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries* 3   Total Credits 16 ____-____ Arts/Humanities Elective♦■ 3         Total Credits 16 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name CR Course Course Name CR GLOB-395 Global Societies 3 SCCJ- 101 Sociology ♦ 3 MVSC-___ MVSC Elective 3 MVSC-203 Fitness Management 3 MVSC-483 OR MVSC-481 ____-____ MVSC Senior Seminar*^ OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option I*^ AND Elective 6 ____-____ OR MVSC 482 Elective OR MVSC Senior Seminar Research Option II*^ 3 ____-____ Elective 3 MVSC-____ MVSC Elective 3       MVSC-475 MVSC-476 CSCS Workshop OR HFS Workshop 1   Total Credits 15   Total Credits 13     Total Credits: 120     Note: Students must take either MVSC 483 OR both MVSC 481 and 482 for their Senior Capstone Experience A grade of C or better must be earned in all courses.  ♦A second multi-cultural experience course, in addition to SCCJ 101, should be taken within these courses  ■African-American experience course should be taken within these courses  *Writing Intensive Course  ^ Senior Capstone Course  

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