Pre-Nursing Curriculum

Many Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs require the following courses. For information about these courses, contact the advisers in the Dean’s Office, 402-554-2458.

Degree Requirements

English Composition (6 hours)

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3

ENGL 2400Advanced Composition

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Psychology (3 hours)

PSYC 1010Introduction to Psychology I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Sociology (3 hours)

SOC 1010Introductory Sociology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Human Growth and Development (3 hours)

PSYC 2500Lifespan Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Anatomy and Physiology (8 hours)

BIOL 2740Human Physiology and Anatomy I

4

BIOL 2840Human Physiology and Anatomy II

4

Total Credit Hours:8

BIOL 2740: fall/summer

BIOL 2840 spring/summer

Chemistry (4-5 hours)

CHEM 1140Fundamentals of College Chemistry

4

CHEM 1144Fundamentals of College Chemistry Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:4-5

Prereq: Math 1310; higher level of chemistry may be substituted

Mathematics 3 hours)

MATH 1320College Algebra

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Nutrition (3 hours)

HPER 3090Applied Nutrition

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Ethics (3 hours)

PHIL 2030Introduction to Ethics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Microbiology (4 hours)

BIOL 2440The Biology of Microorganisms

4

Total Credit Hours:4

Statistics (3 hours)

Choose one:

PSYC 3130Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

3

SOC 2130Basic Statistics

3

STAT 3000Statistical Methods I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Other Requirements

Other non-nursing courses are required in addition to the above requirements. Contact the advisers in the Dean’s office or the school of choice for information about specific additional requirements and application deadlines.

For more information about the UNMC College of Nursing call 402-559-4110. For more information about Clarkson College of Nursing call 402-552-3100 or 1-800-647-5500. For more information about Nebraska Methodist College call 402-354-7200.