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Graduation Requirements for Registered Nursing Major

Graduation Requirements for Registered Nursing Major Completion of the following:
  • Anatomy (Biology 120)
  • Physiology (Biology 224)
  • Microbiology (Biology 240)
  • English (English 150) - English classes must be taken for a letter grade
  • Chemistry 110
  • Nursing Education:
    • 101, 102, 135, 135L, 138, 140, 140L, 203, 220A, 220B, 210, 210L, 212, 212L, 214, 214L, 216, 216L, 225, 225L
  • Psychology 110 and 112 or 114
  • One course to be selected from: Anthropology 102, 103, 208 or Sociology 110, 140
  • One course to be selected from: Speech 110, 120, or 128

Additional General Education Degree Requirements:

  • Cross Cultural Studies (3)
  • American Institutions (3)
  • Humanities (3)
  • Physical Education (1)

Students who wish to challenge any of these courses, or pre-requisites, should follow the College of Marin challenge process.

Graduation Requirements for Registered Nursing Students:

General Education Requirements

Required by the College

Courses at College of Marin

Number of units at College of Marin

Natural Sciences

Biology 120

5

Social /Behavioral Sciences

Psychology 110

3

Humanities

English 151 *

4

Written Composition

English 150

3

Communication/Analytical Thinking

Speech 110 or 120

3

American Institutions

Ethnic St 111,112, 121 or 151

3

Cross-Cultural Studies

Fulfilled with American Institutions

0

Physical Activity

One unit PE course

1

Math

Placement test used to place beyond Math 103 or completion of Math 103 **

0

Major Requirements

Content required for Licensure by BRN

 

 

Anatomy

Biology 120

Units counted above

Physiology

Biology 224

5

Microbiology

Biology 240

5

Nursing Education courses

 

38.5

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology 110

Units counted above

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Psychology 114***

3

Anthropology/Sociology

Anthropology 102 or Sociology 110  or 140

3

Speech

Speech 110 or 120

Units counted above

Other requirements:    

Chemistry

Chemistry 110

Waived with high school course

Total units required by our program for graduation

 

76.5 units with 5 unit science classes

*English 151 required for transfer to CSU

**Recommend Math 115 for transfer to CSU

***Psychology 114 is recommended for transfer to CSU

   

 

Graduation Requirements for Students with a Prior Bachelor's Degree:  

In compliance with SB 139 (October 12, 2007), students applying for an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing who already possess a bachelor's degree or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States may be awarded an associate degree upon completion of all of the coursework necessary for licensing as a registered nurse.  This includes all of the prerequisites to the program and the degree requirements for nursing. 

 

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Technical Contact: Joan Rinaldi, Administrative Assistant for Health Science Dept., 415.485.9319
Content Responsible:
Terry Gesulga, MSN, RN, PNP, Interim Dean of Health Sciences, 415.485.9326