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BSNA Prerequisite Courses FAQs

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Before taking any courses, please check our course catalog to check course equivalency/acceptance. All prerequisite credits must be completed prior to acceptance into the program.

Prerequisite Credits Req’d Required Grade Test for Credit?
Statistics (3) C (73) or Better N/A
Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab (4) C (73) or Better N/A
Anatomy & Physiology 2 with Lab (4) C (73) or Better N/A
Microbiology with Lab (4) C (73) or Better N/A
Chemistry (3) C (73) or Better N/A
Nutrition (3) C (73) or Better N/A
Ethics (3) Passing  
Introduction to Sociology (3) Passing  
Introduction to Psychology (3) Passing  
Developmental Psychology
(Across the Lifespan)
(3) Passing  
  • Statistics: HPS-200 (Statistics for the Health Professional) or STA-201 (Principles of Statistics)
  • Anatomy and Physiology 1 (w/Lab): BIO-211
  • Anatomy and Physiology 2 (w/Lab): BIO-212
  • Microbiology (w/Lab): BIO-251 (Introduction to Microbiology)
  • Chemistry: CHE-111 (General Chemistry I), or CHE-112 (General Chemistry II)
  • Nutrition: BIO-208 (The Science of Nutrition)
  • Ethics: PHI-286 (Contemporary Ethics Humanities) or PHI-384 (Ethics and the Business Professional)
  • Introduction to Sociology: SOC-101 (Introduction to Sociology)
  • Introduction to Psychology: PSY-101 (Introduction to Psychology)
  • Developmental Psychology/Lifespan: PSY-211 (Developmental Psychology)

Use Thomas Edison State University’s Course Descriptions to determine equivalency to other institution’s courses.

Credit Type/Course TECEP Exam DSST Exam CLEP Exam
Ethics Environmental Ethics Ethics in America  
Developmental Psychology     Human Growth and Development
Introduction to Psychology     Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology Introduction to Sociology   Introduction to Sociology

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