Nursing & Health Sciences

Pre-Requisite Courses Practical Nursing

Admission is based on GPA, entrance testing, and patterns of grades earned in prerequisite coursework. The strongest candidates for our program are those who complete courses on the first attempt with better than average grades. Science courses may be repeated one time only; most recent grade is used for application. All pre-requisite coursework may be in-progress at the time of appplication; however, courses must be completed prior to the start of program.

  • Combined GPA of 2.75 or higher in: Core Math, BIOL 252, BIOL 253 & CHEM 105
  • Minimum grade of "C" in each course to be eligible:
    • English 101 College Writing
    • Core Math
    • Biol 252 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 semester credits + lab)
    • Biol 253 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 semester credits + lab)
    • Chem 105 General, Organic & Biochemistry (4 semester credits plus lab)
    • SS Core- recommended PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • Recommended to complete prior to nursing coursework
    • Hlth 253 Nutrition
    • Communication Core