Social and Behavioral Sciences (AA) + Nursing (BS)
Dual enrollment programs are based on agreements between Arrupe and another Loyola college. In addition to earning an A.A. from Arrupe, you begin taking courses at another college while still working toward your A.A. After graduating with an A.A. in 2 years, you earn a bachelor’s degree in 2-3 years from another Loyola college.
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Pre-Nursing Concentration
A.A. Social & Behavioral Sciences: Pre-Nursing Concentration
Effective Fall 2021
|A.1 GECC Core Requirements|
|ACWRI 105||College Writing I||3|
|ACWRI 110||College Writing II||3|
|ACCOM 101||Public Speaking & Critical Thinking||3|
|or ACCOM 103||Business and Professional Speaking|
|ACPHI 130||Philosophy and Persons||3|
|ACENG 110||Interpreting Literature||3|
|ACHIS 101||Western Civilization to the 17th Century||3|
|ACFNA 105||Western Art: Renaissance to Modern||3|
|or ACFNA 100||Art and Visual Culture|
|ACISC 101||Interdisciplinary Science: Scientific Basis of Environmental Issues||3|
|ACISC 102||Environmental Processes, Challenges, and Methods||4|
|ACPSY 201||General Psychology||3|
|ACPOL 101||American Government and Citizenship||3|
|A.2 Arrupe Core Requirement|
|ACTHE 101||Introduction to Christian Theology||3|
|or ACTHE 107||Introduction to Religious Studies|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|The Person and Society|
|Health Care Ethics & Society|
|ACUNI 101||First Year Seminar||1|
|or ACUNI 102||Academic Success Strategies|
|A.3 Concentration (12 cr taken at Arrupe)|
|ACPSY 273||Developmental Psychology||3|
|ACPSY 275||Social Psychology||3|
|or ACPSY 280||Abnormal Psychology|
|ACCHM 100||Introductory Chemistry||3|
|ACBIO 101||General Biology I||3|
|ACBIO 111||General Biology I Lab||1|
|A.3 Concentration (9 cr taken at Niehoff School of Nursing)|
and Human Anatomy Lab
and Human Physiology Lab
|GNUR 102||Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice||1|
- Students who pursue the Pre-Nursing pathway at Arrupe will earn an A.A. in Social & Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Psychology. In addition to coursework at Arrupe, they take GNUR courses through the Niehoff School of Nursing.
- Students who successfully complete this associate's degree at Arrupe may pursue the 2 year + 3 year degree pathway to earn a bachelor's degree from the Niehoff School of Nursing.
- Communication: You will communicate effectively, using written, oral, and visual modes appropriate to your audience and purpose.
- Quantitative Reasoning: You will understand, analyze, and evaluate numerical data and use it to draw or evaluate conclusions.
- Critical Thinking: You will analyze, synthesize, and evaluate diverse information, ideas, and perspectives in a contextually appropriate manner. You will demonstrate an awareness of your own thinking and decision-making processes, and their importance in academic and non-academic settings.
- Ethical Reasoning: You will demonstrate historically grounded awareness of ethical concepts and frameworks. You will evaluate, articulate, and apply ethical reasoning in decision-making, showing awareness of the intersectional** and historical nature of the relationships/situations being studied.
- Social Justice: You will reflect on social, political, and historical events, contexts, and norms that lead to injustice, and then articulate responses that respect and promote the welfare of all beings in global and intersectional2 communities.
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: You will connect academic knowledge to lived experience in order to identify and critique how diverse thinkers1 contribute to knowledge in and outside academia.
1 "Diverse thinkers" refers to the many dimensions of human identity and experience as defined in intersectionality, below.
2 Intersectionality addresses multiple contexts, such as gender, sexuality, race, class, culture, religion, and disability, with attention to power structures that have privileged some identities over others.