Students are required to fulfill the Pre-Nursing Core prior to the program start date. The Pre-Nursing Core can be fulfilled through coursework taken at other universities or community colleges. For a list of articulated courses at other institutions, we recommend visiting the Assist Website. Please be aware of the Repeat Rule. Pre-Nursing Core courses for which the student earns less than a grade of C (2.0) may be repeated only once.
|CSU GE Area||CSUSM Course||
|B2||BIOL 175||Intro to Anatomy/Phys I||4||None|
|BIOL 176||Intro to Anatomy/Phys II||4||P--BIOL 175|
|B3||CHEM 105||Organic & Biochemistry for Life||4||P -- ELM requirement|
|B3||CHEM 105L||Organic & Biochemistry for Life Laboratory||1||C -- CHEM 105|
|B4||MATH||**Any CSU B4 statistical mathematics course||3||P -- ELM requirement|
|A1||GEO 102||Oral Communication||3||None|
|A2||GEW 101||Written Communication||3||None|
|A3||LTWR 115||Critical Reading & Thinking||3||P -- GEW 101|
|MATH 110||Critical Thinking||3||None|
|PHIL 110||Critical Thinking||3||None|
|PSYC 110||Critical Thinking in Psychology||3||None|
Note: All science courses completed must include labs.
Attention International Applicants: Oral Communication, Written Communication and Critical Thinking must be taken in the United States.