Pre-Nursing

 

Program Policy

  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative and prerequisite GPA each semester to remain in program.
  • No major changes into the Pre-Nursing program during Freshman year. 

 

Prerequisite Coursework

Successful applicants typically earn a competitive prerequisite GPA of 3.75 or higher in the following classes:

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 Nursing Admissions Coordinators to verify courses.

 

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.

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