Pre-Nursing Cert. | Los Angeles Pacific University

Certificate

Pre-Nursing Health Science

16

Required Units

$400

Cost Per Unit

$6,400

Estimated Total Cost

Pre-Nursing Health Science Program Requirements

The Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate includes the following nursing prerequisites courses:

Program Requirements

16 Units

BIO

225

General Microbiology

4 Units

The focus is on fundamental microbiological principles and laboratory techniques with an emphasis on disease-causing microorganisms, new and old methods of disease treatment and prevention, and host immune responses. Prerequisite: BIO 235 or BIO 245, or their equivalents

BIO

230

Anatomy and Physiology I

4 Units

This course is intended for nursing and allied health students requiring a two-semester anatomy and physiology sequence. This course covers the structure and function of cells and tissues, along with the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, nervous, and muscular systems. This course includes both lecture and laboratory components.

BIO

240

Anatomy and Physiology II

4 Units

This course is intended for nursing and allied health students requiring a two-semester anatomy and physiology sequence. This course covers the continuation of body systems started in Anatomy and Physiology I and includes the study of the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. This course includes both lecture and laboratory components. Prerequisite: BIO 230 Anatomy and Physiology I

CHEM

115

Chemistry for the Health Sciences

4 Units

This course covers organic and biochemistry topics related to the health sciences. Emphasis is placed on organic nomenclature, functional groups, selected organic reactions, and biochemical pathways. Lab activities will focus on the application of organic and biochemistry with respect to the health sciences.

Total Units

16 Units

This information is current for this academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.

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