Pre-Nursing

UMD School of Nursing Articulation & Course Schedules

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 with the University of Maryland School of Nursing are offered each fall. You may choose from two majors when preparing for articulation.

University of Maryland School of Nursing Prerequisites (UMDSON)
  • BIO 111, 112  General Biology (w/lab) 
  • BIO 301, 424  Anatomy and Physiology (w/lab) 
  • BIO 203  Microbiology (w/lab) 
  • CHE 120 (w/lab) Chemical Principles of Organic Molecules
  • Nutrition (must be taken elsewhere)
  • MAT 109/PSY 209/ECN 215 Statistics
  • MAT 110 or 201  Pre-Calculus or Calculus
  • ENG 101  Literature and Composition
  • ENG 200 level course
  • PSY 111 or 112  Introductory Psychology
  • PSY 202  Life-Span Development
  • SOC 101  Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Sciences Elective (1 course)
  • Humanities Electives (3 courses)
  • General Electives (2 courses)

Articulation depends on a student’s completion of at least 96 credit hours, including all Washington College requirements and the following courses for either a Biology or Psychology major. 

Major Requirements

 

Biology Major

  • BIO 111+, 112+  General Biology
  • BIO 203+  Microbiology
  • BIO 301+  Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
  • BIO 424+  Comparative  Animal Physiology
  • Upper Level Biology (2 courses) - Recommended: 1 should be either Immunology+ or Genetics+
  • CHE 120+ Chemical Principles of Organic Molecules
  • CHEM 140+ Reactions of Organic Molecules
  • CHE 220+ Quantitative Chemical Analysis
  • MAT 201  Differential Calculus

 

Major in Biology Course Timing PDF

Psychology Major

  • PSY 111, 112  General Psychology
  • PSY 209  Statistics and Research Design I+
  • PSY 309  Statistics and Research Design II+
  • Psychology Electives (3 courses) one from each of the following areas:
    • General:  (PSY 202 is required for nursing)
    • Biological:  (PSY 210+, 305+, 317+, 410+)
    • Applied/Clinical:  (PSY 233, 234, 304, 313+, 320+, 333+, 403+, 410+:  Human Neuropsychology)

Major in Psychology Course Timing PDF 

+ Course has lab component