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Registered Nursing

Program Prerequisites

The prerequisites listed below must be completed PRIOR to admission and all prerequisites and course work required for licensure must be met with a letter grade of "C" or higher. The admission requirements are currently under review. Contact the Nursing Department at 415. 485. 9319 for current information.

See the current Class Schedule for more information on the following:

1. NE 90, Introduction to Nursing Education and Practice.

2. * CHEMISTRY: Chem 110

3. * ANATOMY: Biology 120

4. * PHYSIOLOGY: Biology 224

5. MATH: Completion of Math 101 or 101AB or 101XY

6. ENGLISH: English 120 or 150 - English classes must be taken for a letter grade

7. MICROBIOLOGY: Biology 240

Advisory: NE 95

Courses Required for RN Licensure (Corequisites)

1. SPEECH: 110, 120 or 128

2. PSYCHOLOGY: 110 and 112, or 114

3. 3 units from ANTHROPOLOGY 102, 103, 208, or SOCIOLOGY 110, 140

Students are strongly encouraged to take these courses prior to entering the program. Clinical rotations are on days and evenings leaving little time to enroll in required co-requisite courses.

* To transfer these courses, see Academic Transfer Program information in the College of Marin catalog.

Open Enrollment

It is the policy of this College that, unless specifically exempted by statute, every, course section or class, the average daily attendance of which is to be reported for state aid, wherever offered and maintained by the College, shall be fully open to enrollment and participation by any person who has been admitted to the College and who meets such prerequisites as may be established pursuant to Chapter II, Division 2, part VI, Title 5 of the California Administrative Code, commencing with Section 51820. REGISTERED NURSING PROGRAM

Students who believe they have met the prerequisite through coursework at other institutions or equivalent experience have a right to challenge the prerequisite. Contact the Nursing Department for registered nursing challenge information.

Courses required for the RN program may have their own prerequisites. Please refer to the individual courses in the catalog (270k PDF*) for complete information on prerequisites.

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