Prerequisite and Transition Courses for the ADN to MSN program
The ADN to MSN student must complete all prerequisite courses prior to matriculation into the program (see admission requirement ADN to MSN Program).
Prerequisite courses must be completed at an accredited college with a grade of C or higher. Prerequisite courses must be completed prior to the application deadline.
Prerequisite courses (to be completed prior to the start of the program) include:
- Composition & Literature (2 courses)
- Chemistry 1
- Introduction to Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Anthropology/Sociology (either course)
Once admitted, the student is required to take transition courses: NURS 3000 OL -Theoretical & Evidence Based Foundation in Nursing); NURS 3510 OL -Community Health Nursing; INST 2200 course* before beginning MSN clinical courses in his/her selected major.
*INST 2200 – Philosophy (Take INST 2201, 2202, 2203, 2204, or 2205) courses.
(Faculty recommend one of these courses be taken during the first year of the program or prior to entry).
NURS 3000 OL– Theoretical & Evidence Based Foundation for Practice in Nursing (U) (taken first year)
NURS 3510 OL-Community Health Nursing; includes 8 hours of clinical hours/week, usually on a weekday between 8 am – 6 p). (U) (taken first year)
NURS 5320-- Advanced Physical Assessment (G) (taken third year)