Nursing, AS with prerequisites S1203
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Suggested Sequence of Coursework
Total number of Units
Total Number of Units: 104.5
Nursing Program: https://www.mtsac.edu/nursing/application.html
Multiple Screening Criteria: https://www.mtsac.edu/nursing/multicriteriascreening.html
Information Sessions: https://www.mtsac.edu/nursing/informationalmeetings.html
Nursing Prerequisite Requirements:
Human Anatomy, including a laboratory component (4 units)
Human Physiology, including a laboratory component (4 units)
Microbiology, including a laboratory component (4 units)
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition (4 units)
PSYC 1A Introduction to Psychology (3 units)
CHLD 10 Child Growth and Lifespan Development (3 units)
or PSYC 14 Developmental Psychology (3 units)
An overall grade point average of 2.5 for the Human Anatomy, Human Physiology and Microbiology prerequisite courses with no grade less than a “C” for each course and no more than one repetition of any one of these courses.
A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 for all college coursework completed.
Eligibility for MATH 71 (Preferably MATH 71 or a college level math course completed).
High school graduation or GED or academic degree from an accredited college/university in the United States.
Possess a current, active California Licensed Vocational Nurse license.
A physical examination, including specific immunizations is required of all candidates prior to the beginning of nursing classes.
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.
Criminal background check and drug screening must be completed prior to any patient contact
Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90. Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/