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Pre-Nursing Studies

Admission to a school of nursing involves meeting satisfactorily its entrance requirements, acceptable scholastic records or a satisfactory score on the nursing admission test, and possession of personal qualifications essential for effective nursing. Nursing schools differ in their prerequisites. Students should investigate the requirements of their school of choice.

The following two-year program is suggested for students who plan to transfer to a school of nursing.

Biol 120

Human Anatomy (4 cr)

Biol 121

Human Physiology (4 cr)

Chem 101

Introduction to Chem I or

Chem 111

Principles of Chem I (4 cr)

Chem 275, 276

Carbon Compounds and Lab (4 cr)

FCS 205

Concepts in Human Nutrition (3 cr)

MMBB 250

General Microbiology or

MMBB 154

Intro Biology of Bacteria and Viruses (3 cr)

Psyc 101

Introduction to Psychology (3 cr)

Soc 101

Introduction to Sociology (3 cr)

Stat 251

Statistical Methods (3 cr)

Humanities and social sciences electives (at least 6 cr in each field) (21 cr)

Communications electives (3 cr must be in written communication) (6 cr)

Electives (2 cr)

NOTE: Pre-nursing students are strongly encouraged to take Math 143.