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Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN)

Associate in Technical Arts Degree Prerequisite Courses

Course

Prerequisite Requirements

Required Grade

Factoring Points

CHEM& 121 - Intro to Chemistry

(formerly Chemistry 121)

Math 99, Accuplacer placement exam.

2.0 or higher

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factor points sheet.

ENGL& 101 – English Composition I

(formerly English 101)

Accuplacer placement exam.

2.0 or higher

BIOL& 241 – Human A & P 1 (formerly Biology 250)

(Anatomy and Physiology)

CHEM& 121 & 131, or CHEM& 141 & 142. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM& 131 is permitted but not recommended.


Students may fulfill the biochemistry prerequisite for Human A & P 1 and by doing one of the following: Take CHEM& 131 OR take a placement test that will allow you to waive CHEM& 131. It is suggested that BIOL 201 be taken as preparation for passing this placement test. The placement test must be passed in order to register for Human A & P 1. To schedule a placement test, contact Karen Osborn at kosborn@olympic.edu or by phone at 360-475-6830

2.0 or higher

*BIOL& 242 – Human A & P (formerly Biology 251)

(Anatomy and Physiology)

BIOL& 241

2.0 or higher

Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Proficiency Placement Test

To Register to take the test please call the Testing Center, telephone number (360) 475-7531, or e-mail Accuplacerquestions@olympic.edu

78 or Higher

ADN Program Support Courses

Class Name

Qtr

Support Courses Requirements

Required Grade

Factoring Point

Nursing 151 (Dosage Calculations, Footnote 1)

Fall & Spring

Completion of
BIOL& 241

3.7 or higher

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factor points sheet.

Nursing 152 (Intro to Pharmacology, Footnote 1)

Fall & Spring

Completion of
BIOL& 241

2.2 (80%) or higher

BIOL& 260 – Microbiology (formerly Biology 260)

(Footnote 2)

see: “The View”

quarterly schedule

5 hours of biological sciences (BIOL& 160, BIOL 201, or BIOL& 241)and CHEM& 121 or permission of instructor.

2.0 or higher

ENGL& 102 (for cohorts applying 2015 and later)

see: “The View”

quarterly schedule

Successful completion of ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better or its equivalent 2.0 or higher

PSYC& 100 – General Psychology or PSYC 102 – Psychology of Adjustment (formerly Psychology 101 or 102(Footnote 2)

see: “The View”

quarterly schedule

No prerequisite

2.0 or higher

ONE 5-credit course from ONE of these disciplines (Footnote 2)

Anthropology
Communication
    Studies
History
Humanities
Philosophy
Political Science
Sociology

see: “The View”

quarterly schedule

No prerequisite

2.0 or higher

Footnotes:

1: These support courses must be completed with the required grade, no later
than the FALL quarter of the First Year Nursing program.


2: These support courses must be completed with the required grade, by the
end of Summer before the start of the Second Year Nursing program.

If you did not take your sciences

at Olympic College please see course review information.



Application Deadline: All application and admission forms must be submitted
to the Office of Admissions by March 31st of the year that you wish to be
considered for admission. Prerequisites must be completed before March 31st
of the year that you wish to be considered for admission, unless otherwise stated.


To register for an ADN (RN) Program information session, please contact us
at
nursing@olympic.edu or call the Nursing Programs Administrative Office at
(360) 475-7748.


The ADN (RN) Program Start Date is Fall Quarter of each year
(six quarters or two years in length).


Transcripts from other colleges/universities
- ALL official transcripts 
must be received by the March 31st deadline. Please make sure your
transcripts are submitted in a timely manner to ensure that they will have time to be assessed.
Check with Records and Registration on transcript assessment timelines at (360) 475-7200
.
(Let them know that you are a pre-nursing student applicant.)



The ADN program is accredited by the
: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission,
 and Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.




* * * * IMPORTANT * * * *


ALL PRE-NURSING STUDENTS MUST SEE A NURSING ADVISOR WHEN THEY ARE
READY TO ENTER CHEM& 121
(formally CHEM 121).