Please check the Class Schedule or contact the for specific course availability for each semester:
HBS 5551 Bioethics
Review of bioethical issues in society, health care, and health care delivery.
HBSN 5005 Interdisciplinary theory in nursing
Prerequisites: HBSS 5110, HBSN 6503, HBSS 5040, or equivalents. Evaluation of utility of theories and models from nursing and related disciplines in posing research problems in nursing.
HBSN 5040 Research methods in health and behavior studies I
Introduction to research, study designs, and data collection methods in research in health and behavior studies, including nursing, nutrition, and health education with emphasis on reading and understanding research literature.
HBSN 5043 Research methods in health and behavior studies II
Prerequisites: HBSS 5040, HUDM 4122, or equivalents. Builds on introductory research methods course to enhance ability to design research, interpret findings and statistical analyses, and critique research reports.
HBSN 6500 Research grant writing for health and behavior studies
Techniques of research grant preparation with emphasis on National Institutes of Health grants will be covered. Students will prepare an actual grant. In addition, funding agencies, the budgeting process, building research teams, the review process, responding to reviewers, and resubmitting grants will be covered.
HBSN 6501 Seminar in professional nursing
Examination of selected professional nursing problems or domains.
HBSN 6503 Advanced topics in theories of nursing
Examination of current issues, utility, and applications of nursing theories. Critical analyses of selected theories.
HBSN 6530 Seminar on curriculum in nursing education
Permission required. Open only to doctoral candidates. Intensive study of selected issues and/or designs in nursing curricula.
HBSN 6540 Seminar on dissertation design development
Permission required. Prerequisites: HBSN 5043, HBSN 6503, HBSN 5005, statistics, and certification. Required of all doctoral candidates. Group critique of dissertation proposals; focus on beginning- to intermediate- level aspects of analysis of theory and research design. This course may be repeated as often as necessary until the student is ready for the departmental examination. Once HBSN 6540 is taken, continuous fall/spring enrollment in the course is required until the semester during which the departmental examination is held.
HBSN 6541 Advanced seminar on dissertation design development
Prerequisite: HBSN 6540 and certification. Focus on advanced aspects of research design and method.
HBSN 6600 Colloquium in nursing theory
Prerequisites: two courses in nursing theory. Examination of a selected nursing theory or theory problem in depth. Course may be repeated for credit if different topics are covered.
HBSN 6635 Colloquium in nursing education
Prerequisite: Determined by instructor based on topic selected. Examination of selected problems in nursing education practice and administration. Course may be repeated for credit if different topic covered.
HBSN 6908 Independent study in professional nursing
Permission required. Individual guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of professional nursing. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.
HBSN 6909 Independent study in nursing theory
Permission required. Individual guided learning experience in a selected nursing theory or theory problem. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.
HBSN 6930 Independent study in nursing education
Permission required. Individual guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of nursing education. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.
HBSN 6940 Independent study in nursing research
Permission required. Allows student to contract with individual faculty member for research-related work in a defined area of study.
HBSN 7500 Dissertation seminar in nursing
Permission required. Prerequisite: HBSN 6540 and certification. The departmental examination, involving presentation of dissertation proposal for faculty approval. This course is required of all certified doctoral candidates and may be taken only once.
HBSN 8900 Dissertation advisement in nursing
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertation following completion of all course- work. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. See catalog on continuous registration requirements for Ed.D. degree.