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Metropolitan Community College offers many flexible scheduling options to you meet degree requirements while balancing work and life. For convenience, we have listed our classes in alphabetical order.

Important: MCC recently updated the BSAD course designator for its business courses to either BUSN or ACCT. Please refer to the Business Course Crosswalk (PDF) to determine the name of the new BUSN or ACCT course that will fulfill the BSAD requirement on your degree plan.

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Professional Nursing

RNUR 134 - Mental Health Nursing (4 credits)

Prerequisite: RNUR 126, RNUR 131, BIOL 109, PSYC 243, & BIOL 208 (BIOL 208 can be taken concurrently). This course is based on the belief that mental health nursing is an integral part of all nursing. It builds upon the foundation of basic knowledge of human behavior which the student receives from the field of psychology. The student will acquire a basic knowledge of the causes, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders across the life span including the impact of environmental forces. Ethical/legal concepts are integrated throughout. Emphasis is placed on application of therapeutic communication techniques, psychiatric assessment skills, and the nursing process. The impact of the therapeutic environment upon the treatment of specific psychiatric populations across the life span will be presented.

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