Indian Valley Campus College of Marin campus link separatorKentfield Campus
College of Marin
Registered Nursing Program
Home New Students - Prospective Students Current Students of College of Marin Colletge of Marin Faculty and Staff About the College of Marin College of Marin Search Engine

Program Requisites

All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Credit / No Credit are not accepted. The prerequisites listed below must be completed PRIOR to applying to the Program and all prerequisites and course work required for licensure must be met with a letter grade of "C" or higher.

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


  • NE 90: Introduction to Nursing Education and Practice.
  • * CHEMISTRY: Chem 110 or 114 or 115
  • * ANATOMY: Biology 120 - Must be taken for a letter grade.
  • * PHYSIOLOGY: Biology 224 - Must be taken for a letter grade.
  • MATH: Completion of Math 101 or Math 101XY ( Effective Fall 2009 Math 103 is a graduation requirement)
  • *ENGLISH: English 150- Must be taken for a letter grade.
  • MICROBIOLOGY: Biology 240 - Must be taken for a letter grade.


  • ADVISORY: CIS 110; NE 95
Co-Requisite Courses Required for RN Licensure
  • SPEECH: 110, 120, 122, 128,130 or 132
  • PSYCHOLOGY: 110 and 112, or 114
  • 3 units from ANTHROPOLOGY 102, 103, 208, or SOCIOLOGY 110, 140

Co-Requisite Courses Required for General Education Degree

 Waived for students with a Bachelor's degree from regionally accredited institutions

  • American Institutions 3 Units
  • Humanities 3 Units
  • Physical Education 1 Units
  • Cross Cultural Studies 3 Units
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking 3 Units
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.

  back to top

Registered Nursing web page
Technical Contact: Angela Olmanson, Administrative Assistant to Dean of Health Sciences, 415.485.9319
Content Responsible:
Marshall Alameida, Dean of Health Sciences