Associate in Pre-Nursing

Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP)

The courses listed below generally meet the pre-nursing requirements of the four-year colleges and universities in the State of Washington; however, it is imperative that the student become familiar with the specific requirements of the institution to which transfer is planned. Individual colleges may have specific requirements such as a higher GPA or higher grades in specific courses such as math or English. They may also have preferred courses for humanities and sociology.

Advisor Office Phone
Cook, Sarah College Service Center 326 360.475.7175

Required Courses Credits

Communications (10 credits):
ENGL& 101 English Composition I* 5

Choose one of the following two courses:
ENGL& 102 Composition II* 5  
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing* 5 5
See Note 1.  

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills:
MATH& 146 Intro to Statistics* 5
See Note 2.  

Humanities (15 credits):
CMST& 220 Public Speaking 5
Additional Humanities from at least one other subject, no more than 5 credits languages at the 100 level, no more than 5 credits skills performance 10

Social Sciences (15 credits):
PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5
Any Sociology course 5

Natural Sciences (39 credits):
BIOL 200 Nutrition* 5
BIOL& 241 Human A & P 1* 6
BIOL& 242 Human A & P 2* 6
BIOL& 260 Microbiology* 5
CHEM& 121 Intro to Chemistry* 6
CHEM& 131 Intro to Organic/Biochem 6
Additional Biology (either &160, &175, or 201 is recommended) 5

No more than 5 credits may be from restricted elective list (See Distribution Requirements for list of restricted electives.)
Total Credits Required 90

Note 1 - A research writing course is required to transfer to Northwest University or Walla Walla University.

Note 2 - UW Seattle and Seattle University require 10 credits in quantitative/symbolic logic reasoning.

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog