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Prerequisites

All prerequisites must be completed BEFORE applying to the nursing program

Core Prerequisites

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.

  • 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 must be completed with a "C" or higher. There is no course attempt requirement.

  • 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 Course

You must take a communication class to be eligible for the Associate in Applied Sciences Nursing Degree. This is a non-nursing course and is considered a non-factored prerequisite that 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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