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Nursing

Academic Requirements

Because of the strict requirements of the nursing program, students must start planning their course schedules early in the first year. Information sessions covering the 3:2 program are offered each fall.

The prerequisites for each approach are outlined below.

University of Maryland Prerequisites

  • BIO 111, 112. General Biology (w/lab) 
  • BIO 301, 424. Anatomy and Physiology (w/lab) 
  • BIO 203. Microbiology (with lab) 
  • CHE 111. General Chemistry (w/lab)
  • Nutrition
  • MAT 109. Statistics
  • Additional College Math  
  • ENG 101: English Comp plus one additional class
  • PSY 111. Introductory Psychology
  • PSY 202: Lifespan Development (PSY 111 & 112 are prerequisites)
  • SOC 101. Introductory Sociology
  • Social Sciences Elective
  • Open Electives 

University of Maryland School of Nursing

University of Delaware Prerequisites

  • BIO 111, 112. General Biology (w/lab) 
  • BIO 301, 424. Anatomy and Physiology (w/lab) 
  • BIO 203. Microbiology (w/lab) 
  • Pathophysiology (Delaware)
  • NURS 212 (Delaware)
  • Nutrition (Delaware)
  • NTDT 200 (Delaware)
  • CHE 111, 112. General Chemistry
  • CHE 201, 202. Organic Chemistry (w/lab)
  • MAT 109. Statistics
  • Critical Resading, Writing & Literature
  • ENG 101: English Comp plus one additional class
  • PSY 111. Introductory Psychology
  • PSY 202: Lifespan Development (PSY 111 & 112 are prerequisites)
  • SOC 101. Introductory Sociology
  • Social Sciences Elective
  • Art 200. Introduction to History of Western Art
  • Open Electives 

University of Delaware School of Nursing

Requirements for a Major in Biology or Psychology from WC

  • Completion of 96 credit hours at WC
  • Completion of all general education requirements
For a Major in Biology
  • BIO 111, 112. General Biology
  • BIO 203. Microbiology
  • BIO 301. Comparative Anatomy
  • BIOP 424. Comparative Physiology
  • Two additional upper-level bio courses; BIO 305. Genetics is recommended
  • CHE 111, 112. General Chemistry
  • CHE 201. Organic Chemistry
  • MAT 201. Differential Calculus
For a Major in Psychology
  • PSY 111, 112. General Psychology
  • Two-semester methods sequences in statistics (BUS 215, ECN 215, MAT 109, or PSY 209), followed by PSY 309. Research Design
  • Three additional psychology electives, one of which must be a lab course. The three electives must be chosen so that one comes from each of the following areas:
  • General (PSY 202 required for nursing)      
  • Biological (PSY 210, 305, 313, 317, 410)         
  • Clinical (PSY 233, 234, 304, 320, 33, 403, or Human Neuropsychology)