Curriculum

Undergradutate Program

Core Courses

Subject Credits First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Annotation
Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
Chinese 4 2 2              
English 4 2 2              

 

General Education

Subject Credits First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Annotation
Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
Art and Humanities Field 4 2 2              
Social Science Field 4 2 2              
Natural Science Field 4 2 2              
Core curriculum 8     4 4          
Service learning 0 0               "Service learning" is a required course that has 0 credit, and it's scheduled in first year.

 

Fundamental Medicine

Subject Credits First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Annotation
Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
Anatomy(B) 2   2              
Biochemistry(C) 2   2              
Physiology 3     3            
Microbiology & Immunology(D) 2     2            
Biostatistics 2     2            
Physical Assessment  2     2            
Practice in Physical Assessment  1     1            
Pharmacology(D) 3       3          
Applied Pathology 2       2          

 

Professional Required Courses

Subject Credits First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Annotation
Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
Introduction to Nursing 2 2                
Human Development  2   2              
Practice in Human Development 1   1              
Fundamentals of Nursing 2       2          
Practice in Fundamentals Nursing 2       2          
Clinical Nursing Skills (I)  2       2          
Clinical Nursing Skills (II)  2         2        
Maternity Nursing 3         3        
Practice in Maternity Nursing 3         3        
Medical- Surgical Nursing (I) 3         3        
Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing (I) 3         3        
Introduction to Nursing Research 2         2        
Medical-Surgical Nursing (II) 3           3      
Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing(II) 3           3      
Pediatric Nursing 3           3      
Practice in Pediatric Nursing  3           3      
Introduction to Nursing Administration 2           2      
Biomedical Ethics 2           2      
Community Health Nursing 3             3    
Practice in Community Health Nursing 3               3  
Psychiatric Nursing 3             3    
Practice in Psychiatric Nursing 3               3  
Practice in Nursing Administration 2             2    
Practice in Comprehensive Nursing (I) 3             3    

 

Professional Elective Courses

Subject Credits First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Annotation
Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
Introduction to Chinese Medicine(B) 2 2               Traditional Chinese Medicine Elective Group:Every student chooses 5 credits of Traditional Chinese Medicine Elective Group at least.
Introduction to Traditional Chinese Pharmacology   2   2            
Traditional Chinese Medicated Diet 1     1          
Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Nursing 1     1          
Traditional Chinese Traumatology in Nursing 1           1    
Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nursing 2         2       Clinical Nursing Technology Elective Group:
1.Every student chooses 4 credits of the elective course at least.
2.Every student should choose Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nursing before choose Traditional Practice in Chinese Medicine Nursing.
3.Every student should choose Practice in Comprehensive Nursing(II) before choose Practice in Comprehensive Nursing(III).
Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Nursing 1               1
Practice in Comprehensive Nursing(II) 3               3
Practice in Comprehensive Nursing(III) 3               3
General Biology(C) 2 2               Foundational Medical Elective Group:Every student chooses 6 credits of this group at least.
Organic Chemistry(C) 2 2              
Clinical Nutrition 2     2          
Clinical Nutrition Laboratory 1     1          
Anatomy Laboratory(B) 1     1          
Physiology Laboratory(B) 1     1          
Pharmacology Laboratory 1       1        

 

General Elective Courses

Subject Credits First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Annotation
Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
General Clinical Laboratory 2     2            
Teaching Theory Strategies 2 2                
Health promotion and Disease Prevention 2       2          
English for health care 2       2          
Gender and health care 2       2          
Introduction to Evidence –Based Nursing 2           2      
Introduction to Emergency and Critical Care 2             2    
International Practice in Nursing 2             2    
Research Proposal Writing in Nursing 2               2  
Nursing and Aesthetics within Life 2               2  
Nursing Professional Issues 2               2  
Introduction to Long Term Care 2     2           The three courses are belong to "Long-Term Care Program"
Integrated Human Resources in Long Term Care 1     1          
Introduction to Geriatrics 1     1          
Total 107 12 17 14 15 16 16 11 6 Inside the () are elected credits
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Annotation:

  1. It’s a four-year course. Minimum credits: 128 (including required, elective and general education courses). In the elective courses, students need to take at least 5 credits from Traditional Chinese Medicine Elective Group【Introduction to Chinese Medicine(2), Introduction to Traditional Chinese Pharmacology(2), Traditional Chinese Medicated Diet(1), Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Nursing(1), Traditional Chinese Traumatology in Nursing(1)】, 4 credits from Clinical Nursing Techniques Elective Group【Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nursing(2), Traditional Practice in Chinese Medicine Nursing(2), Practice in Comprehensive Nursing(II)(3), Practice in Comprehensive Nursing(III)(3)】and 6 credits from Foundational Medical Elective Group【General Biology(2), Organic Chemistry(2), Clinical Nutrition(2), Clinical Nutrition Laboratory(1), Anatomy Laboratory(1), Physiology Laboratory(1), Pharmacology Laboratory(1)】.
  2. Required general education courses are 28 credits, including 8 credits of language courses (Chinese: 4, and English: 4—classification), 12 credits of field optional (Humanity and Art: 4, Social Science: 4, and Science/Life Science: 4) and 8 credits of core courses (Seminar Course: 2 at most, and Core Lecture Course: 6-8), organized by General Education Center. Students also need to take「Liberal Arts」(16 hours, 0 credit) before graduating. Refer to「Liberal Arts」 (the website of General Education Center).
  3. Students need to pass English ability examination before graduating.
  4. Students who want to take the elective course—Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nursing, Traditional Practice in Chinese Medicine Nursing and Traditional Chinese Traumatology in Nursing need to finish the Introduction to Chinese Medicine Course, and students who want to take the elective course—Traditional Chinese Medicated Diet need to finish the Introduction to Traditional Chinese Pharmacology course.
  5. Students who failed Fundamentals of Nursing can’t take the nursing professional courses, including Medical-Surgical Nursing, Maternity Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing.
  6. Students who failed Practice in Fundamentals Nursing can’t take the nursing professional courses, including Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing, Practice in Maternity Nursing, Practice in Pediatric Nursing, Practice in Psychiatric Nursing and Practice in Community Health Nursing.
  7. 1 credit for clinical skill practice: Total 36 hours (2hrs/wk, total 18 weeks).
  8. Physical Education (Both Freshman and Sophomore Year) is required. It has zero credit, and students can’t graduate if they fail the course.
  9. General civilian safety course is every week for 2 hours for one credit. Each semester fulfilled can be used to deduct 4 days from military services total up to 16 days. Students are required to complete 4 semesters of General Civilian Safety Education before graduation and this fulfillment allows students to take military school entrance exam.
  10. Education of nursing service is a required course that has 0 credit and it’s scheduled in first year. Service hours and location must comply with graduation status. For details look up learning center website or course guideline.
  11. According to plan for Long-Term Care courses, Long Term Care service course had been modified to zero credit and is required.
  12. This credit calculation is used to determine graduation eligibility.
  13. Introduction to Long-Term Care, Integrated Human Resources in Long-Term Care and Introduction to Geriatrics. According to announcement (98.11.26) of CMU courses change management 7-5, number of elective courses should be 3 times more than the required courses. Credits for these three classes belong to Department of Health Care; therefore they are not under Department of Nursing.