Provides students with the general academic background to be successful in their chosen health care field. For students pursuing admission to the Nursing program, please follow these steps:
Intended to prepared candidate for admission to HFC Nursing program or transfer to another academic institution.
- Civil Society and Culture: Compare and contrast the United States globally with other nations or regions, addressing one or both of the following: (1) social, economic, political and cultural issues or (2) patterns of diversity or inequality, including racial, ethnic, religious or gender differences.
- Communication: Effectively communicate ideas appropriate to their discipline using Standard English, through written and verbal communication.
- Computer Technology: Demonstrate skills for computer technology, including internet, network and advanced file operations. Skills will include organizing, managing, and presenting data using office productivity software. Students will also identify security and integrity threats and identify unethical actions within their social or professional environments.
- Critical Thinking/Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate information and identify the need for research to draw conclusions, formulate inferences, solve problems and make decisions. Students will also demonstrate information literacy skills by locating, evaluating, selecting, organizing, synthesizing, and ethically documenting information from multiple sources using both informal and formal formats, as appropriate for diverse writing situations.
- Quantitative Literacy: Apply quantitative skills to analyze situations and make decisions in a variety of contexts.
Intended to prepare candidate for admission to the HFC Nursing program or transfer to another academic institution to fulfill education requirements that allow students to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX), leading to career opportunities as a Registered Nurse.
It is recommended that students interested in the Pre-Nursing Program make an appointment with the Nursing Student Success Navigator, to review options for applying to the Nursing program at HFC, and the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).
See General Education Requirements for details.
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|BIO-131: Introduction to Biology||4.00|
|BIO-233: Anatomy and Physiology I||4.00|
|ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing||3.00|
|PSY-131: Introductory Psychology||3.00|
Computer Technology: Complete one
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|BIO-234: Anatomy and Physiology II||4.00|
|CHEM-131: Principles of Chemistry||4.00|
|ENG-132: College Writing and Research||3.00|
|SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology||3.00|
|PSY-253: Lifespan Development||3.00|
|NSG-285: Pathophysiology for Nurses||4.00|
|NCS-112: Competency Evaluated Nursing Assistant||4.00|