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Accelerated Nursing Programs of Study

Nursing Prerequisites

2021-22 Academic Year

BSN Prerequisites

WSC Course

Credit Hours

Anatomy and Physiology I and II or Human Anatomy and Human Physiology

BIO 220 Human Anatomy and BIO 340 Human Physiology

8

Microbiology

BIO 385 Microbiology

4

Chemistry

CHE 106 General Chemistry I (General Studies CAT 7)

4

English Composition I and II

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1), ENG 200

6

Nutrition

FCS 207 Nutrition (General Studies CAT 9) or FCS 317 Nutrition through the Life Cycle

3

College Algebra

MAT 121 College Algebra (General Studies CAT 3)

3

Statistics

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

3

Ethics

PHI 105 Ethics and Values (General Studies CAT 6)

3

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 101 General Psychology (General Studies CAT 5)

3

Human Growth and Development

PSY 230 Lifespan Development

3

Introduction to Sociology

SOC 101 Intro to Sociology (General Studies CAT 5)

3

 

Complete one course for each category below:

1Humanities

Often General Studies CAT 4 or CAT 6

3

2 Family and Human Behavior

Often General Studies CAT 5

3

3Political Science and Social Organizations

Often General Studies CAT 5 or CAT 8

3

4Culture, Race, Ethnicity, and  Gender

Often General Studies CAT 10

3

Free electives

BIO 110 Biology Concepts (General Studies CAT 2)

3-5

Note: Students must also obtain a certified nursing assistant (CNA) certificate.

  1. Humanities electives include all ART, CNA (Communication Arts), ENG (English), MUS (Music), PHI (Philosophy), and SOC 110 courses. Honors sections accepted.
  2. Family and human behavior electives include CNA 201, CNA 210, all CSL (Counseling), CJA 405, EDU 217, FCS 110, FCS 220, FCS 230, all PSY (Psychology, SOC 220, SOC 305, SOC 355, and SOC 415. Honors sections accepted.
  3. Political science and social organizations electives include al ECO (Economics), GEO (Geography), POS (Political Science), SOC 110, SOC 320, SOC 420, and SOC 460. Honors sections accepted.
  4. Culture, race, ethnicity, and gender electives include ART 440, EDU 217, GEO 300, HIS 120, HIS 170, HIS 171, HIS 465, HSC 296, MLC 110, all languages courses (FRE, GER, or SPA), SOC 110, SOC 345, SOC 350, SOC 445, and SOC 465. Honors sections accepted.

Revised 5/20/21