RN to BSN Prerequisites
General education requirements for a BSN at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing consist of the following, many of which you probably have from your diploma or associate degree program. These courses must be completed before entering the BSN program.
|Food and Nutrition||*HECO1322 or BIOL1322||3|
|HUMANITIES AND VISUAL PERFORMING ARTS||HOURS|
|Visual/Performing Arts||any art, music, drama, or theatre arts course||3|
|Humanities||any literature, philosophy, modern or classical language/literature, or cultural studies course||3|
|+Statistics||*MATH1342, 1442, 2342 or 2442||3|
|Chemistry||*CHEM1305 and 1105 or CHEM1406 or CHEM1411||4|
|Microbiology||*BIOL2420 or BIOL2421||4|
|SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES||HOURS|
|United States History||*HIST1301, 1302
Students may substitute 3 credit hours of Texas history for 3 credit hours of American history
|Political Science||*GOVT 2301 and 2302 or GOVT 2305 and 2306||6|
|Life Span Growth and Development||*PSY2314||3|
|Sociology or Cultural Anthropology||*SOC1301 or *ANTH2351||3|
Total Hours 55
*Course numbers listed are based on the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS). Check with your academic institution to verify the course number that corresponds with the TCCNS number.
+Statistics is required as a nursing prerequisite. Students who take math statistics will simultaneously meet the requirements for the nursing prerequisite and the core curriculum. Students, who take any other statistics course as the nursing prerequisite, must also take an upper level mathematics course in order to meet the core curriculum requirement
Courses provided from other institutions with equivalent course content are acceptable for transfer credit if a "C" or better was earned. NOTE: Pass/Fail courses are not acceptable for transfer. Maximum hours allowed for CLEP or correspondence courses are 15 hours each.