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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 UB Equivalent Course
+ Intro to Psychology PSY 101
+ Intro to Sociology or American Pluralism SOC 101 or UGC 211/Cognate
+ Social & Ethical Values in Medicine PHI 237 or PHI 337
Human Growth & Development NSG 250
Human Anatomy ANA 113
Human Physiology PGY 300
Human Nutrition NTR 108
Microbiology MIC 301
Applied Pathophysiology PGY 412
Pharmacology PMY 302
Chemistry (1 course) CHE 121, CHE 111, or CHE 101
Statistics (1 course) NSG 295**, STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, or SSC 225

+ Courses not required for students who already hold a bachelor's degree
** 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                                      
UB Equivalent Course
Human Growth & Development NSG 250
Human Anatomy ANA 113
Human Physiology PGY 300
Human Nutrition NTR 108
Microbiology MIC 301
Applied Pathophysiology PGY 412
Pharmacology PMY 302
Chemistry (1 course)
CHE 121, CHE 111, or CHE 101
Statistics (1 course) NSG 295, STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, or SSC 225

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                                    
UB Equivalent Course
Statistics (1 course)               
NSG 295** Statistics for Health Care (online)
or
STA 119, PSY 207, CEP 207, or SSC 225

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

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