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 January 15 application deadline.

Traditional Program Prerequisite UB Equivalents and TAURUS Codes
Prerequisite                                
Recommended UB Equivalent Course
Alternate UB Equivalent Course Transfer TAURUS Code
Intro to Psychology¹ PSY 101   NSG999TRPSY
Intro to Sociology/American Pluralism¹ SOC 101 or SOC 211
  NSG999TRSOC
Social & Ethical Values in Medicine¹ PHI 237   PHI 337² NSG999TRMET
Human Growth & Development NSG 250 NUR 250² or SW 505
 
Human Nutrition NTR 108 NTR 401, NUR 301², BIO 108² or BMS 301² NSG999TRNUT
Human Anatomy PAS 113 ANA 113 or NUR/NMD/ES/BMS 113² NSG999TRANA
Human Physiology PGY 300  PGY 451 & 452 (must have both) NSG999TRPGY
Applied Pathophysiology PGY 412 NSG999TRPGA
Microbiology MIC 301 MIC 401, NUR 301² or BMS 301²
NSG999TRMIC
Pharmacology PMY 302 PMY 405 & 406 (must have both), or BCP 302² NSG999TRPMY
Chemistry (1 course) CHE 121, CHE 111, or CHE 101
CHE 107    
Statistics   NSG 295³                                                                                                                    
STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, SSC 225, PSC 408, MGQ 201 & 301 (must have both), STA 527, SPM 505, NUR 295², NUR 436² NSG999TRSTA

¹Courses not required for students who already hold a bachelor's degree
²Old course number
³Effective starting Fall 2016, this course will fulfill the math/quantitative reasoning general education requirement

Accelerated Program: 9 prerequisite courses

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

Accelerated Program Prerequisite UB Equivalents and TAURUS Codes
Prerequisite                                
Recommended UB Equivalent Course
Alternate UB Equivalent Course Transfer TAURUS Code
Human Growth & Development NSG 250 NUR 250¹ or SW 505
 
Human Nutrition NTR 108 NTR 401, NUR 301¹, BIO 108¹ or BMS 301¹ NSG999TRNUT
Human Anatomy PAS 113   ANA 113¹ or NUR/NMD/ES/BMS 113¹ NSG999TRANA
Human Physiology PGY 300  PGY 451 & 452
(must have both)
NSG999TRPGY
Applied Pathophysiology PGY 412 NSG999TRPGA
Microbiology MIC 301 MIC 401, NUR 301¹ or BMS 301¹
NSG999TRMIC
Pharmacology PMY 302 PMY 405 & 406 (must have both), or BCP 302¹ NSG999TRPMY
Chemistry (1 course) CHE 121, CHE 111 or CHE 101
CHE 107    
Statistics NSG 295                                                                                                                  
STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, SSC 225, PSC 408, MGQ 201 & 301 (must have both), STA 527, SPM 505, NUR 295¹, NUR 436¹ NSG999TRSTA

¹Old 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.

RN to BS Program Prerequisite UB Equivalents and TAURUS Codes
Prerequisite                              
Recommended UB Equivalent Course
Alternate UB Equivalent Course
Statistics            NSG 295² Statistics for Health Care (online)                                          

STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, SSC 225, PSC 408, MGQ 201 & 301 (must have both), STA 527, SPM 505, NUR 295¹, NUR 436¹, NSG999TRSTA

¹Old course number
²Effective starting Fall 2016, this course will fulfill the math/quanitative reasoning general education requirement