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Nursing Pre-Requisites and Additional Graduation Requirements 

 

Program Policy

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative and prerequisite GPA, a 75% on the TEAS, and all Pre-Requisites completed to be eligible to apply to the Nursing Program

Prerequisite Coursework

Prerequisite course list

Prerequisite Courses

GE Requirement

 Units

Oral Communication (COMM 3, 7, or 8) A1 3
Written Communication (ENGL 5B or 10) A2 3
 Critical Thinking (SOC 3 preferred) A3 3
Statistics  (MATH 11 or PH 92 preferred) B4 3
General Chemistry  (CHEM 3A) B1 & B3 4
Introductory Microbiology  (BIOL 20) B2 4
Anatomy & Physiology I  (BIOL 67A)*   4
Anatomy & Physiology II  (BIOL 67B)*              4

*Human Anatomy and Human Physiology courses taken at the Community Colleges will be accepted. Please contact the Advising and Career Development Center for more information, 559.278.5027.

 

Prerequisite Course Repetition Policy

  • (See Nursing Admissions Course Policies)

 

Nursing Additional Major Requirement Coursework

These courses must be completed with a "C" or higher and should be taken no later than the second semester of the Nursing program.

Major requirements

Nursing Additional Major Requirement

GE Requirement

 Units

Critical Thinking About Society (SOC 3) A3 3
Moral Questions or Contemporary Conflicts of Morals (Phil 20 or 120) C2 or IC 3
 Introduction to Psychology (PSYCH 10) D3 3
Nutrition and Health: Realities and Controversies (NUTR 53) E 3
Life Span Development (CFS 38) E 3
 

 

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RN-BSN Prerequisite coursework

 

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