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Accelerated BSN Prerequisite Courses FAQs

Yes, you can take prerequisite courses at TESU. Make sure to contact our Program Advisor at nursing@tesu.edu before doing so.

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Before taking any courses, make sure to contact the School of Nursing and Health Professions Advisor at nursing@tesu.edu. There are no time limits on prerequisite courses. All prerequisite course and general education requirement credits must be completed prior to acceptance into the program.

Prerequisite Course Required Credits Required Grade Test for Credit?
Anatomy and Physiology 1 with Lab 4 C (73) or better No
Anatomy and Physiology 2 with Lab 4 C (73) or better No
Microbiology with Lab 4 C (73) or better No
Chemistry 3 C (73) or better No
Nutrition 3 C (73) or better Yes*
Statistics 3 C (73) or better No
Ethics 3 Passing Yes*
Introduction to Sociology 3 Passing Yes*
Introduction to Psychology 3 Passing Yes*
Developmental Psychology (Across the Lifespan) 3 Passing Yes*

*Please check with the School of Nursing and Health Professions Advisor at nursing@tesu.edu for more information on test for credit and accepted exams.

General Education Requirements
Intellectual and Practical Skills 15 credits total
  • Written Communication (6)
  • Oral Communication (3)
  • Quantitative Literacy (3)
  • Information Literacy (3)
Civic and Global Learning 9 credits total
  • Diversity (3)
  • Ethics (3)
  • Civic Engagement (3)
Knowledge of Human Cultures 15 credits total
  • Social Science/ History/ Humanities (9)
  • Additional credits from 2 categories (6)
Scientific Knowledge 6 credits total
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  • Statistics: HPS-200 (Statistics for the Health Professional)
  • Anatomy and Physiology 1 (with Lab): BIO-211
  • Anatomy and Physiology 2 (with Lab): BIO-212
  • Microbiology (with 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) or PHI-384 (Ethics and the Business Professional) or ETH-230 (Ethics in a Digital Age)
  • Introduction to Sociology: SOC-101 (Introduction to Sociology)
  • Introduction to Psychology: PSY-101 (Introduction to Psychology)
  • Developmental Psychology/Lifespan: PSY-211 (Developmental Psychology)
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Yes, the credit by examination option is available for the following prerequisite courses:

  • Nutrition
  • Ethics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Please check with the School of Nursing and Health Professions Advisor at nursing@tesu.edu for more information on credit by examination and accepted exams.

The credit by examination option is not available for the following prerequisite courses:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology with Lab
  • Statistics

These must be taken as classes and have grades from regionally accredited institutions.

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Please check with the School of Nursing and Health Professions Advisor at nursing@tesu.edu for more information on test for credit and accepted exams.

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