- Minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in all transferable units attempted
- Successful completion of a minimum of 60 transferable units
- Successful completion of the pre-nursing core with a grade of C or better
- Oral Communication (A1)
- Written Communication (A2)
- Critical Thinking (A3)
- MATH 200 - Statistics (B4)
- BIOL 160 - Microbiology for Health Sciences units
- BIOL 175 - Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I units
- BIOL 176 - Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- CHEM 105 - General, Organic, and Biochemistry for Life units
- CHEM 105L - General, Organic, and Biochemistry for Life Laboratory
- Successfully complete the pre-nursing core with a minimum GPA of 2.75
- RN license
Please note: To be considered for admission you must reside in an approved state.
Please also note: CSUSM will accept online courses (for all requirements) from regionally accredited institutions.
- Completion of the pre-nursing core (C grades or higher; C-minus grades are not acceptable); for a list of articulated courses at other institutions, please visit the Assist Website.
- Completion of additional CSUSM lower-division GE BRN-required courses, upper-division GE courses and other CSUSM graduation requirements. More details can be found in the ABSN Course Sequence section.
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