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Nursing Admission Process

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RN to BSN Program

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Courses Required Before Applying to Nursing Program

General Biology w/ Lab*
General Chemistry w/ Lab* OR Molecules that Matter*
Anatomy & Physiology w/ Lab
General Microbiology w/ Lab
College Algebra* OR Mathematical Perspectives*
Quantitative Methods or Social Statistics
General Psychology*
English Composition*
Sociology or Social Problems/Social Change or Anthropology*
Fundamentals of Communications*
Life Span Development

*Also meets a core requirement; Prerequisites and university core are subject to change.

> View transfer course equivalencies for local two year colleges


Core Courses Required Before Graduation

First Year Seminar (first semester for incoming freshman)
Art, Theatre, or Music
World Civilization or American Experience
Religious Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies (two courses)


> View a Sample Four-Year Curriculum



For additional information about the nursing program you may contact Laura Harrity, Nursing Admission Counselor at 816-501-3692 or email her at Laura.Harrity@avila.edu.