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Pre-Nursing

Do you enjoy helping others while working in a challenging and fast-paced environment? Consider the field of Nursing! Pre-Nursing AA-DTA competitively prepares students for admission into any nursing program within the State of Washington. Upon completion of the degree a student will have the fundamental understanding of the basic scientific and social skills necessary for success within an RN or BSN program. The Pre-Nursing AA-DTA is transferable to multiple institutions throughout the state.

SFCC is a MESA College

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SFCC offers extra support and career development to students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math programs through MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement).

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.

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Total Credits: 90

First Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BIOL& 160
General Biology with Lab
5
MATH& 146
Introduction to Statistics
5
Choose 1 course from:
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Second Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BIOL& 241
Human A & P 1
5
CMST 227
Intercultural Communication
5
Choose 1 course from:
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Third Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BIOL& 242
Human A & P 2
5
Choose 1 course from:
HUM 107
Introduction to Cultural Studies
5
PHIL 110
Introduction to Ethics
5
PHIL& 115
Critical Thinking
5
Choose 1 course from:
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fourth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BIOL& 260
Microbiology
5
CHEM& 121
Intro to Chemistry w/Lab
5
Choose 1 course from:
ART 112
Non-Western Art
5
JOURN 110
Mass Media
5
MUSC 109
World Music
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fifth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
CHEM& 122
Intro to Organic Chemistry w/Lab
5
NUTRI 251
Nutrition in Healthcare
5
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Sixth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
CHEM& 123
Intro to Biochemistry w/Lab
5
PSYC& 200
Lifespan Psychology
5
Choose 1 course from:
SOC& 101
Introduction to Sociology
5
SOC& 201
Social Problems
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create a personal education plan customized to your interests and goals, your start quarter, full- or part-time status, any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see the requirements for this degree, click here, then scroll down to Direct Transfer Agreements/Major Related Programs and click on the Associate in Pre-Nursing DTA/MRP. (Please note that the Associate in Nursing DTA/MRP is a different degree, and is offered at SCC, not SFCC.)


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Thayne Lacy

Department Chair
Thayne.Lacy@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-4165

Rudy Morrow

Administrative Assistant, STEM
Rudy.Morrow@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-4321
Building 28, room 123