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What are the prerequisites of the Nursing component?

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There are 31 credits of general education requirements for the Associate degree in nursing program, however, only Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Written English, Sociology Core, Life Span Developmental Psychology and Mathematics must be completed in order to be eligible to take the Nursing Theory examinations.

Associates degree in nursing students who wish to complete the nursing requirements as on-line courses must have Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Written English, Sociology Core, Life Span Developmental Psychology and Mathematics completed and be within 6 credits of completing the general education portion of the program before they will be eligible to receive on-line course approval.

You can download a degree chart for the ADN program here by clicking on the link "Review the degree requirements for a nursing associate degree from Excelsior College."

For the BSN program, Expository Writing, Information Literacy, and upper level Ethics are co-requisites for the Nursing courses offered in Phase I of the Nursing component, and are prerequisites for all remaining Nursing requirements in Phases II and III. Statistics is a co-requisite for the first course in phase II (Research in Nursing) and a prerequisite for the remaining Nursing requirements in Phases II and III.

You can download a degree chart for the BSN program here by clicking on the link "Review Excelsior's RN-BS degree requirements."

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