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Minors

Minor in International Health Nursing

Students interested in expanding their global perspective on health and nursing care may apply to the School of Nursing for acceptance to participate in either a short-term transcultural health nursing experience, an international health nursing semester, or a 16-unit international health nursing minor. Students who are accepted will complete additional coursework. Global health nursing courses include:

Requirements16 units
UNRS 282-XX
Transcultural Health Care: Country Specific
3
UNRS 383-XX
International Health Nursing
3
HIST 335-XX
Cultural History/Travel Study
3
GLBL 355-XX
Principles and Practice of Community Engagement
3
MODL 101-XX
Modern Language I^^^
4

^^^Mandarin highly recommended prior to the international Study Abroad China experience.

Minor in Nutrition for the Traditional Program

The minor in nutrition is available to any APU student interested in expanding their skills in this specialized area of preventative health. Emphasis within this minor is on the four pillars of healthful lifestyle: physical activity, good diet, healthy choices, and preventative screening—all crucial for national health. The 15-unit minor consists of the following courses:

Requirements15 units
UNRS 120
Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
2
UNRS 260
Nutrition
2
UNRS 280
Life Cycle Nutrition
3
UNRS 300
Complementary and Alternative Therapies: Herbs, Supplements, and Nutrition
3
UNRS 320
Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition
3
AES 360
Nutrition for Exercise and Sport Science
2
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.