Prerequisites for the Traditional BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN-BSN and RN-MSN programs.
The lower division is comprised of the following courses, which are prerequisites for the upper division of the baccalaureate program. Prerequisites must be taken at an accredited institution. ** Two science prerequisites must be completed prior to application deadlines. In addition to the prerequisite courses listed below, Accelerated BSN applicants must have an additional 14 hours of academic electives. ** Science survey courses or courses for non-science majors are not acceptable for transfer credit. Anatomy and Physiology courses taken more than 10 years ago may not be accepted for transfer credit. The 62 credit hours of prerequisite courses include:
Human Growth and Development (HGD) throughout the Life Cycle - (3 credit hours)a. In a senior college, Development Psychology, to include development from infancy through old age; orb. In a junior or community college, HGD, to include development from infancy through old age.
Unacceptable Courses: None of the required courses listed, described or recommended above may be met by the following: courses in physical training; military science; dogmatic religion; mathematics or science designed for non-science majors or course credit granted without college-level training.
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