nursing studentsPre-Nursing

The Associate in Arts degree in Pre-Nursing is designed for students who intend to go on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Admission to all nursing programs in Washington State is highly competitive. Completing this program of study will prepare you to transfer with junior standing to most four-year colleges and universities in Washington State but does NOT guarantee admission to the Nursing program.

Note: Students are urged to consult an advisor and refer to admission requirements for individual baccalaureate institutions for specific requirements and admission criteria.

Pre-Nursing Education Plan

Emphasis: Pre-Nursing
Degree: Associate in Pre-Nursing – DTA/MRP

Fall Quarter

  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter 

  • BIOL& 100 Survey of Biology OR BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • CHEM& 121Introduction to Chemistry - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 100 General Psychology - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • CHEM& 131 Intro to Organic/Biochemistry - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit

Fall Quarter

  • BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 - 5 credits
  • HUM 110 Ethics & Cultural Values - 5 credits
  • NUTR& 101 Nutrition - 5 credits
 

Winter Quarter

  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
    BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 - 5 credits
    SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology - 5 credits
    Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit

Spring Quarter

  • BIOL 243 Advanced Topics Human Anatomy & Physiology* - 5 credits
  • BIOL& 260 Microbiology - 5 credits
  • Elective - 5 credits

* BIOL 243, although not required, is strongly recommended.