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Courses – Pre-Nursing Health Sciences

$450

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Pre-Nursing Health Science Coursework

Below are the most popular pre-nursing courses taken to satisfy common nursing program prerequisites. For additional course options, see the A.S. or B.S. in Health Sciences course requirements.

Courses

16 Credits

BIOL 225

Microbiology/Lab

4 Credits

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 230 or BIO 240. Lecture, 3 credits; Lab 1 credit.

BIOL 230

Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab

4 Credits

The structure and function of cells and tissues; anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, nervous, and muscular systems. This course includes both lecture and laboratory components and is intended for nursing and allied health students requiring a two-semester anatomy and physiology sequence. Lecture, 3 credits; Lab 1 credit.

BIOL 240

Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab

4 Credits

Continuation of the study of body systems started in BIO 230 including the study of the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Prerequisite: BIO 230. This course includes both lecture and laboratory components and is intended for nursing and allied health students requiring a two-semester anatomy and physiology sequence. Lecture, 3 credits; Lab 1 credit.

CHEM 115

Chemistry for the Health Sciences/Lab

4 Credits

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 Credits

16 Credits

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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