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Prerequisites

All prerequisites must be completed BEFORE applying to the nursing program

Core Prerequisites

All FACTORED PreREQUISITES must be completed before applying to the Nursing Program. Each course must be successfully passed with a grade of “B” or higher. You must have no more than two attempts in a five year period. Unsuccessful attempts more than five years old are disregarded. There is no expiration date for prerequisites. These attempts include all academic withdrawals and “I, WI, V and Z” as well as grades “B-” and below.

All NON-FACTORED PreREQUISITES must be completed with a "C" or higher. There is no course attempt requirement.

Effective Until April 2, 2016

Effective June 1, 2016

  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 110 or high school chemistry
  • BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 110 and BIOL& 160
  • BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    Prerequisite: BIOL& 241
  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095
    or ENGL& 102 may be substituted for ENGL& 101, but only two total attempts will be accepted.
  • PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology
    Prerequisite: PSYC& 100
  • BIOL& 260 General Microbiology
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 and either BIOL& 160 or BIOL& 222. Recommended: CHEM& 131.

 

FACTORED PreREQUISITES

  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 110 or high school chemistry
  • BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 110 and BIOL& 160
  • BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    Prerequisite: BIOL& 241
  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095
    or ENGL& 102 may be substituted for ENGL& 101, but only two total attempts will be accepted.
  • PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology
    Prerequisite: PSYC& 100
  • BIOL& 260 General Microbiology
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 and either BIOL& 160 or BIOL& 222. Recommended: CHEM& 131.

NON-FACTORED PreREQUISITES

“C” or higher required for the following course

  • CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
    OR
    CMST& 110 Multicultural Communication
    Prerequisite: ENGL& 101
    OR
    CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communication

CMST& 220* Public Speaking will be allowed for the Fall 16/Winter 17 Admissions only. (June 1, 2016 to July 1, 2016 application cycle)

Degree Requirement Non-nursing Courses

Effective Until April 2, 2016

Effective June 1, 2016

  • SOC& 101* Introduction to Sociology
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095
    or ANTH& 206 Cultural Anthropology
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095

 

  • CMST& 220* Public Speaking
    Prerequisite: ENGL& 101
    OR
    CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
    OR CMST 110 Multicultural Communication
    Prerequisite: ENGL& 101

* Recommended: SOC& 101 and CMST& 220 as they also meet the pre-nursing transfer degree requirement.

  • SOC& 101* Introduction to Sociology or ANTH& 206 Cultural Anthropology will no longer be a degree requirement.
  • A communication course is now a non-factored prerequisite and must be completed prior to admissions. See above for communication classes that meet this requirement.

 

 

 

 

 

Coursework completed at other colleges must be evaluated by TCC Enrollment Services office. After applying to TCC, applicants should submit official transcripts from the originating college to TCC. Do not send transcripts directly to the nursing program.

Courses within the Washington Community and Technical College system with "&" in the course title are universally accepted from college to college.

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