Apr 22, 2018  
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions

South University courses are numbered according to the general level of instruction. Although there are exceptional cases, most courses numbered at the 1000 and 2000 levels are designed for freshmen and sophomore students; courses numbered at  the 3000 and 4000 levels are intended for junior and senior students. Developmental courses are designated by a 0099 course number. Courses are assigned letters by the department/major area in which they are taught and are listed in alphabetical order.

Academic offerings are subject to change at the discretion of the institution. Prerequisites can be waived with the permission of the Department Chair or Program Director. If no prerequisite is indicated, none is required.

South University reserves the right to cancel any scheduled class if 10 or fewer students are registered. Not all courses are offered at all campuses. Some courses are offered only through the online programs. Please contact the particular campus for current course availability.

Course descriptions describe the learning opportunities that are provided through the classroom and coursework. It is each student’s responsibility to participate in the activities that will lead to successfully meeting the learning outcomes.



   •  NSG6340 Practicum III: Adult Health - Primary Care
   •  NSG6420 Practicum I: Family Health - Adult and Gerontology
   •  NSG6430 Practicum II: Family Health- Women's Health
   •  NSG6435 Practicum III: Family Health - Pediatrics
   •  NSG6440 Practicum IV: Family Health - Primary Care
   •  NSG6601 Managing Complex Healthcare Systems
   •  NSG6605 Quality Outcomes and Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations
   •  NSG6620 Practicum I: Quantitative Skills in Nursing Administration
   •  NSG6630 Practicum II: Qualitative Skills in Nursing Administration
   •  NSG6650 Introduction to Nursing Informatics
   •  NSG6652 Issues and Trends in Nursing Informatics
   •  NSG6670 Practicum I: Database Management in Nursing Informatics
   •  NSG6680 Practicum II: Project Management in Nursing Informatics
   •  NSG6999 Graduate Project in Nursing
   •  NSG7000 Organization and Systems Leadership for Nursing
   •  NSG7005 Clinical Prevention and Population Health
   •  NSG7010 Healthcare Policy
   •  NSG7015 Financial Management and Resource Utilization
   •  NSG7020 Evidence, Effectiveness, and Clinical Quality
   •  NSG7200 Advanced Nursing Field Experience I
   •  NSG7205 Advanced Nursing Field Experience II
   •  NSG7210 Advanced Nursing Field Experience III
   •  NSG7220 Evidence Based Transition Practicum
   •  NSG8100 Capstone in Applied Practice I
   •  NSG8105 Capstone in Applied Practice II
   •  NSG8110 Capstone in Applied Practice III
   •  NSG8115 Capstone in Applied Practice IV

Nutrition Science

   •  NTR2050 Nutrition

Occupational Therapy

   •  OTD6820 Occupational Therapy Perspectives in Diversity and Multiculturalism
   •  OTD6821 Introduction to Research Methodologies and Evidence-Based Practice
   •  OTD6822 Contemporary and Emerging Trends in Occupational Therapy and the Health Care Industry
   •  OTD6823 Perspective in Health Care Ethics
   •  OTD7000 Introduction to Advanced Doctoral Studies
   •  OTD7021 Historical Perspectives in Occupational Therapy
   •  OTD7022 Introduction to Neuro-Occupations
   •  OTD7023 Critical Analysis of Health Promotion and Healthcare Policy
   •  OTD7025 Healthcare Management and Program Development
   •  OTD7030 Multidisciplinary Integration of Occupation and Clinical Intervention
   •  OTD7031 Research Methodologies and Inquiry
   •  OTD7032 Clinical Doctoral Outcome Measures I
   •  OTD7033 Clinical Doctoral Outcome Measures II
   •  OTD7035 Professional Development in Advanced Scholarship and Practice I
   •  OTD7036 Professional Development in Advanced Scholarship and Practice II
   •  OTD7037 Professional Development in Advanced Scholarship and Practice III
   •  OTD7039 Critical Analysis of Occupational Therapy Practice
   •  OTD7040 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory I
   •  OTD7041 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory II
   •  OTD7042 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory III
   •  OTD7043 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory IV
   •  OTD7044 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory V
   •  OTD7045 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory VI
   •  OTD7046 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project Trajectory VII
   •  OTD7047 Advanced Clinical and Professional Ethics
   •  OTD7050 Critical Analysis of Capstone Project with Presentation
   •  OTD7051 Educational Theory and Practice
   •  OTD7052 The American Professorate: A Faculty Perspective
   •  OTD7053 Emerging Issues in Advanced Geriatric Practice
   •  OTD7054 Current Topics in Pediatric Intervention and Practice
   •  OTD7055 Current Topics in Behavioral Health Intervention
   •  OTD7056 Current Topics in Adult Rehabilitation Intervention
   •  OTD7057 Exploration of Leadership in Occupational Therapy
   •  OTD7058 Leadership, Patient Advocacy, and Social Policy
   •  OTD8035-8037 Professional Development in Advanced Scholarship and Practice

Occupational Therapy Assistant

   •  OTA1001 Introduction to Occupational Therapy
   •  OTA1002 Human Occupation Through the Lifespan
   •  OTA1010 Medical Conditions
   •  OTA1020 Occupational Analysis I
   •  OTA1030 Occupational Therapy in Mental Health
   •  OTA1035 Professional Issues I
   •  OTA1045 Professional Documentation
   •  OTA2020 Occupational Analysis II
   •  OTA2030 Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents
   •  OTA2035 Professional Issues II
   •  OTA2040 Movement for Human Occupation
   •  OTA2050 Occupational Therapy for Adults and the Elderly
   •  OTA2060 Occupational Therapy Management
   •  OTA2070 Community Practice
   •  OTA2380 Level II Fieldwork A
   •  OTA2385 Fieldwork Seminar A
   •  OTA2390 Level II Fieldwork B
   •  OTA2395 Fieldwork Seminar B


   •  PHA3101 Biochemistry I
   •  PHA3102 Biochemistry II
   •  PHA3109 Microbiology/Immunology
   •  PHA3110 Molecular Biology
   •  PHA3113 Pathophysiology I
   •  PHA3114 Pathophysiology II
   •  PHA3116 Pharmaceutics I
   •  PHA3117 Pharmaceutics II
   •  PHA3118 Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry
   •  PHA3119 Professional Practice and Informatics
   •  PHA3124 Pharmacotherapy I
   •  PHA3127 Pharmaceutical Calculations
   •  PHA3136 Integrated Pharmacy Skills Laboratory II
   •  PHA3137 Integrated Pharmacy Skills Laboratory III
   •  PHA3145 Integrated Pharmacy Skills Laboratory I
   •  PHA3150 Health Care Systems
   •  PHA3152 Communications
   •  PHA3162 Integrated Sequence I
   •  PHA4212 Pharmacokinetics I

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