Certificate, Pre-Nursing Qualifications

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Note: CHEM F103X is required only if CHEM is not taken and passed in high school.

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Pre-Nursing Qualifications Certificate: 37-42 credits

Optional concentrations: BSN Prepared Concentration

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements.
COJO F121XIntroduction to Interpersonal Communication3
or COJO F131X Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Group Context
or COJO F141X Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Public Context
WRTG F111XWriting Across Contexts3
Select from of the following:3
Intermediate Algebra
MATH at the 100 level or higher
Human Relations
PSY F101XIntroduction to Psychology3
Pre-Nursing Qualifications Program Requirements
BIOL F111XHuman Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL F112XHuman Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIOL F240Beginnings in Microbiology4
HLTH F203Science of Nutrition3
PSY F240Psychology of Development3
WRTG F213XWriting and the Sciences3
Clinical Courses
Complete one of the following:4-9
EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I
Nurse Aide Training
Personal Care Attendant Training
Personal Care Attendant to Nursing Assistant Bridge
Other approved clinical course

Optional Concentration

BSN Prepared Concentration 

Complete the following:
PHIL F102XIntroduction to Philosophy3
or PHIL F104X Logic and Reasoning
PHIL F402Biomedical and Research Ethics3
STAT F200XElementary Statistics3
NS A216Pathophysiology4
NS A309Pharmacology in Nursing3