Disciplinary Honors in Nursing

Director: Dr. Sandi Van Den Heuvel
Disciplinary Honors in Nursing in the MU Undergraduate Bulletin

Curriculum Requirements

The following courses are required:

  • NURS 2110H Honors Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice (3 cr)
  • NURS 2500H Honors Concepts & Interventions for the Promotion of Mental Health –Theory (3 cr)
  • NURS 3600H Honors Community and Population Health (3 cr)
  • NURS 3700H Honors Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults I – Theory (3 cr)
  • NURS 3800H Honors Maternity Nursing and Women's Health – Theory (3 cr)
  • NURS 3900H Honors Family Centered Nursing of Children – Theory (3 cr)
  • NURS 4700H Honors Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults II – Theory (3 cr)
  • NURS 4984H Honors Transition into Professional Nursing Practice – Clinical (5 cr)

Additional Requirements

Students must have at least a 3.2 cumulative overall GPA and at least a 3.5 cumulative major GPA to graduate with Disciplinary Honors in Nursing.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2. Sophomores should apply to the program at the beginning of the fall term; contact the College of Nursing for the exact deadline and other details. The application consists of a personal statement addressing the three central Disciplinary Honors themes: Academic Excellence, Research, and Community Engagement. The Disciplinary Honors Committee reviews the applications and selects a limited number of Honors applicants to participate in the program.