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.

Prerequisite Courses for the University of Maryland School of Nursing

BIO 111 & BIO 112. General Biology (w/lab)

BIO 203. Microbiology (w/lab)

BIO 301. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (w/lab)

BIO 424. Comparative Animal Physiology (w/lab)

CHE 120. Chemical Principles of Organic Molecules (w/lab)

Nutrition. (Must be taken elsewhere.)

MAT 109 or PSY 209. Statistics

Mathematics (Any college math course, but not a computer science course.)

ENG 101. English Composition

ENG 200-level. Literature

PSY 111 or PSY 112. General Psychology

PSY 202. Life-span Development

SOC 101. Intro to Sociology

Social Sciences Elective. One course from the following: Anthropology, Economics, History, International Studies, Political Science, or another course in Psychology or Sociology

Humanities Electives. Three courses from the following (from at least two different departments): English, Philosophy, Art, Music, Theatre, Dance, Religion, or Foreign Languages

Open Electives. Two additional 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

 

For a Major in Biology:

BIO 111 & BIO 112. General Biology (w/lab)

BIO 203. Microbiology (w/lab)

BIO 301. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (w/lab)

BIO 424. Comparative Animal Physiology (w/lab)

One course from Category I, II, or III (see Biology Description in Catalog).  Immunology or Genetics is recommended

One course from Category I, II, III, IV, or V.

CHE 120. Chemical Principles of Organic Molecules

CHE 140. Reactions of Organic Molecules

CHE 220. Quantitative Chemical Analysis

MAT 201. Differential Calculus

Major in Biology Course Timing PDF

 

For a Major in Psychology:

PSY 111 & 112. General Psychology

PSY 209. Statistics and Research Design I*

PSY 309. Statistics and Research Design II*

PSY 202. Life-span Development

Applied/Clinical Requirement (Options: PSY 233, 234, 304, 313*, 320*, 333, 433*, 410*: Human Neuropsychology)

Biological Requirement (Options: PSY 210*, 305*, 317*, 410*)

* Course has a lab component

Major in Psychology Course Timing PDF