NVCC Hum/Fine Arts Elective

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    I am in the process of doing my prereqs for the Traditional or Online Hybrid Nursing Program at NVCC. I met with an advisor yesterday but forgot to ask what the recommended hum/fine arts elective nursing students should take. I don't want to just pull a class out of my back pocket, I want the one that will be the most helpful in transferring to a four year college. What humanities or fine arts classes have you nursing students taken specifically if you have attended/attending NVCC.
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    Are you talking about Northern Virginia Community college?

    I don't remember a fine arts requirement when I did my undergrad but I had taken classes that qualified. Northern Virginia CC has an articulation agreement with George Mason I believe and I think your best bet would be to look at what type of classes George Mason requires. They actually list out various classes that fulfill the Arts requirement.

    http://catalog.gmu.edu/preview_progr...d=17&poid=7266

    Scroll down until you see Arts and the various classes listed.

    And I'm guessing it probably doesn't matter what classes you take and I know I've seen nursing students grumble a bit about having to take humanities type courses. I think though there has been work in things like art and music therapy so a course in that might be beneficial later on. Also, one of the best ways to understand a culture is to look at their art, whether that is visual art or musical art. So I think art classes from various cultures can bring some cultural knowledge.

    Lastly, feel free to take a class on just a general subject that interests you.
    Last edit by leenak on Dec 13, '11


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