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Prerequisites

All prerequisites must be completed BEFORE applying to the nursing program - with a "B" or better.
Unsuccessful attempts more than five years old are disregarded.

Course work 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.

Core Prerequisites

Each course must be successfully passed within two attempts to achieve a grade of "B" or higher. These attempts include all academic withdrawals and "Is, WIs, Vs and Zs" as well as grades "B-" and below.

  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 110 or high school chemistry and either MATH 095 or higher or TMATH 100 (math may be taken concurrently).
  • BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 110 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL& 160 with a minimum grade of C.
  • BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    Prerequisite: BIOL& 241 with a grade of C or higher.
  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095 with a minimum grade of C or assessment at or above college-level reading and writing.
    OR ENGL& 102 may be substituted for ENGL& 101
  • PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology
    Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 with a minimum grade of C.
  • BIOL& 260 General Microbiology
    Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 and either BIOL& 160 or BIOL& 222. Recommended: CHEM& 131.

Degree Requirement Non-nursing Courses

Non-nursing support courses must be completed prior to graduation. The nursing program encourages completion PRIOR to beginning the program to keep the academic load manageable.

A grade of "C" or better is required in each of the courses below.

  • SOC& 101* Introduction to Sociology
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095 with a minimum grade of C or assessment at college-level reading and writing.
    OR ANTH& 206 Cultural Anthropology
    Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095 with a minimum grade of C or assessment at college-level reading and writing.
  • CMST& 220* Public Speaking
    Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a minimum grade of C (may be taken concurrently).
    OR CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
    OR CMST 110 Multicultural Communication
    Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a minimum grade of C (may be taken concurrently).

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

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