PRE-NURSING

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Pre-Nursing is offered within the Biology department. Click here for additional department information. 

Overview

The University of Providence offers the first two years of the nursing curriculum required for most BSN programs. Once these non-nursing pre-requisite courses are completed, students apply to BSN programs of their choice. In addition to the courses listed here, students should also visit the websites of their professional school of interest to determine required coursework specific to that school.

 

General Non-Nursing Requirements

In addition to the general prerequisite courses listed here, students should visit the websites of their health professional schools of interest to determine required coursework specific to that school. Students must have some experience in the field through volunteer work or an internship.

BIO 251 and BIO 252 Anatomy and Physiology I and II (Must complete both courses at University of Providence to avoid “gaps” in content and need of challenge exam)
BIO 271 Nutrition
BIO 380 Microbiology
CHM 101 Essentials of Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 102 Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry
COM 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
ENG 117 Writing Essays
MTH 108 Elementary Statistics
PSY 200 General Psychology
PSY 212 Developmental Psychology
SOC 110SS The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology