Accelerated BSN Prerequisites

While not included in our accelerated nursing curriculum, prerequisites are an important component of your education, providing you the foundational knowledge you will need in your nursing studies.

In addition to meeting the admissions requirements for University of the Incarnate Word’s Accelerated BSN track, you must have obtained a GPA of 3.0 in the following prerequisite courses.

Keep in mind that the number of courses you will need to take depends on your previous degree and when you took them. Because these courses are science-based, applicants with a bachelor of science degree tend to meet more of the prerequisite requirements than applicants with a bachelor of arts.

When you talk to an admissions counselor, he or she will help you determine which, if any, you need to take.

Prerequisite CoursesCredit Hours
BIOL 2321 Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab4
BIOL 2322 Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab4
BIOL 2474 Introduction to Microbiology and Lab4
CHEM 1320 Biological Chemistry for Health Professions3
CHEM 1120 Biological Chemistry for Health Professions Lab1
MATH 2303 Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
NUTR 2341 Introduction to Nutrition3
PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC 2356 Lifespan Development3
Total Credits: 28

To find out more about the ABSN prerequisite courses UIW requires, give us a call or fill out the form to have an admissions counselor contact you.

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