Natural Sciences (NASC)

NASC 051N: Nursing Leadership Seminar I (1 Credits)

This course examines leadership principles and the role of leadership in professional nursing practice. Students will analyze management strategies (team building, conflict resolution, negotiation) while exploring leadership in the context of nursing history and today's healthcare system. Readings and speaker presentations will form the basis of discussion, reflection, and written analytical assignments to support the development of critical thinking skills as well as the personal and professional growth of the student.

Note(s): Open to first-year nursing students only.

Pass/No Pass Only

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NASC 052N: Nursing Leadership Seminar II (1 Credits)

This course builds on the groundwork provided in the Nursing Leadership Seminar I by demonstrating the relationship between nursing leadership and healthcare and patient advocacy. Students will identify dominant and emerging leadership styles, fostering enhanced leadership capacity. As their final project, students will use a problem solving rubric to investigate an issue in nursing and then defend their position on the issue in the classroom.

Note(s): Open to second-year nursing students only.

Pass/No Pass Only

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NASC 180A: Community Engaged Teaching and Learning in Science, Technology and Mathematics (2 Credits)

This course offers students an intensive community-based learning experience that draws from specialized knowledge from the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Undergraduates will partner with Oakland high school students in experiential learning and problem-solving (e.g., building robots, tackling environmental challenges, applying math to novel contexts) to gain collaborative leadership and mentoring skills. Weekly reflections and discussions will empower students to understand perspectives beyond their own to address challenges in STEM. Offered pass/No pass.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 017 or MATH 047

Meets the following Core requirements: Community Engagement

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