Undergraduate Prerequisite Courses (by program)

Traditional Program: 12 prerequisite courses

All 12 prerequisites must be completed with a grade of C or higher or in progress by the February 15 application deadline.

Prerequisite                                
Reccomended UB Equivalent Course
Alternate UB Equivalent Course
+ Intro to Psychology PSY 101  
+ Intro to Sociology / American Pluralism SOC 101 or SOC 211
Diversity Learning, AHI390 or GEO231            
+ Social & Ethical Values in Medicine PHI 237   PHI 337*
Human Growth & Development NSG 250 NUR 250* or SW 505
Human Nutrition NTR 108 NTR 401, NUR 301*, BIO 108*, or BMS 301*
Human Anatomy ANA 113 NUR/NMD/ES/BMS 113*
Human Physiology PGY 300  PGY 451 & 452 (must have both)
Applied Pathophysiology PGY 412
Microbiology MIC 301 MIC 401, NUR 301*, or BMS 301*
Pharmacology PMY 302 PMY 405 & 406 (must have both)
Chemistry (1 course) CHE 121, CHE 111, or CHE 101
CHE 107  
Statistics   NSG 295**                                                                                                                    
STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, SSC 225, MGQ 201 & 301 (must have both), STA 527, NUR 295*, NUR 436*

+Courses not required for students who already hold a bachelor's degree
*Old course number
**Effective starting Fall 2016, this course will fufill the math/quanitative reasoning general education requirement

Accelerated Program: 9 prerequisite courses

A minimum of four prerequisites must be completed with a grade of C or higher prior to the October 1 application deadline. The remaining prerequisites must be completed before the program begins in May.

Prerequisite                                
Reccomended UB Equivalent Course
Alternate UB Equivalent Course
Human Growth & Development NSG 250 NUR 250* or SW 505
Human Nutrition NTR 108 NTR 401, NUR 301*, BIO 108*, or BMS 301*
Human Anatomy ANA 113 NUR/NMD/ES/BMS 113*
Human Physiology PGY 300  PGY 451 & 452 (must have both)
Applied Pathophysiology PGY 412
Microbiology MIC 301 MIC 401, NUR 301*, or BMS 301*
Pharmacology PMY 302 PMY 405 & 406 (must have both)
Chemistry (1 course) CHE 121, CHE 111, or CHE 101
CHE 107  
Statistics NSG 295                                                                                                                  
STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, SSC 225, MGQ 201 & 301 (must have both), STA 527, NUR 295*, NUR 436*

*Old course number

RN to BS Program: 1 prerequisite course

The statistics prerequisite must be completed with a grade of C or higher before the program begins in May.

Prerequisite                              
Reccomended UB Equivalent Course
Alternate UB Equivalent Course
Statistics            NSG 295** Statistics for Health Care (online)                                          

STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, SSC 225, MGQ 201 & 301 (must have both), STA 527, NUR 295*, NUR 436*

*Old course number
**Effective starting Fall 2016, this course will fufill the math/quanitative reasoning general education requirement