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Pre-Nursing Program of Study

Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. For questions about this content, please see your advisor.

A current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate is required when applying to nursing school.

Admission to UNMC is competitive. RHOP students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a science/math GPA of 3.0 each semester to remain in good standing in the program. A grade below C+ in any course is not acceptable to the UNMC College of Nursing. For further information about transferability of courses not included in this listing or course requirements, contact the Student Services Coordinator at UNMC College of Nursing at 402-844-7890.

2019-20 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

BIO 110 Biology Concepts

4

ENG 102 Composition Skills

3

MAT 121 College Algebra (Math ACT score of 21 or higher, or appropriate placement, is required for admittance into this course)

3

PSY 101 General Psychology

3

SOC 101 Intro to Sociology

3

 

FRESHMAN – 2nd semester

CHE 106 Chemistry I

4

ENG 200 Expository Writing

3

FCS 207 Nutrition or FCS 317 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

3

PSY 230 Lifespan Development

3

SOC 220 Social Problems

3

 

 

SUMMER

 

*BIO 220 Human Anatomy (June)

4

 *BIO 340 Human Physiology (July)

4

 

SOPHOMORE - 3rd semester

*BIO 220 Human Anatomy/Bio elective

4

MAT 180 Applied Probability and Statistics or SSC 319 Stats for the Social Sciences

3

**SOC 400 Cultural Studies, or others by advisement

3

SOC 415 The Family

3

Elective

2-3

 

SOPHOMORE – 4th semester

BIO 225 Biomedical Ethics

2

*BIO 340 Human Physiology/BIO Elective

4

BIO 385 Microbiology

4

ENG 150 Topics in Literature

3

PHI 105 Ethics and Values

3

POS 100 American National Government

3

*BIO 220 Human Anatomy is offered during the June summer session and BIO 340 Human Physiology is offered during the July summer session. Students taking Human Anatomy in June and/or Human Physiology in July are advised to take biology electives during the fall and spring of the program’s second year. Visit with your advisor concerning these courses before registration.

**SOC 345 Multicultural America, SOC 445 Ethnic Studies, or SOC 465 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East.