NURS 321 Scholarly Inquiry Project Development • 2 Cr.


Reviews basic research concepts, language and processes. Working in Learning Teams, students develop a research proposal to study a health related issue in a targeted community population. Students increase informational literacy skills to critically appraise and interpret research studies and enhance their understanding of the health related issue. Prerequisite: Acceptance into BSN program and successful completion of NURS 320.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply basic research concepts to the development of a research proposal. Use credible sources of information, including but not limited to databases and internet resources. Apply the principles of protecting human subjects to the design of the research proposal. Successful group (Learning Team) process in developing a research proposal. Development of a feasible research proposal. Presentation of a research proposal (written and verbal).