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Nursing Prerequisites Northwest University

Buntain College of Nursing, Northwest University 

NOTE: Students are required to participate in cross-cultural programs.


Courses are listed here as the CWU equivalent requirements. Students should be sure to double-check any listed requirements.

  • ENG 101 (Expository Writing)
  • ENG 102 (Research Writing)
  • BIOL 355, 356 (Human A&P)
  • BIOL 322 (Microbiology)
  • One fine arts course (Theater, Art Appreciation, or Intro to Music)
  • MATH 311 (Statistics...prerequisite for this class is MATH 130)
  • COM 345 (Business Speaking)
  • CHEM 111/112/113 (Survey of Chemistry)
  • BIOL 321 (Genetics)
  • NUTR 101 (Nutrition)
  • PSY 101 (General Psychology)
  • PSY  313 (Developmental Psychology Lifespan)
  • ANTH 130 (Cultural Anthropology)

NOTE: Prerequisites are listed here for informational purposes only. Because nursing programs can and may change their requirements, it is absolutely essential that you compare your plan for prerequisites often against the prerequisites for each of the nursing programs to which you intend to apply. 

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