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For more information about University of Washington's BSN, click here. The UW offers an accelerated BSN program (for students already holding a bachelor's degree) in addition to their traditional BSN program. For information on the ABSN, click here.


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

  • ENG 101 & 102 ( English Composition 1 & 2)
  • MATH 153 or higher (Pre-Calculus I)
  • MATH 311 OR PSY 362 OR SOC 364 (Statistical Methods)
  • CHEM 111, 112, and 113 (Survey of Chemistry)
  • BIOL 355 & 356 (Human A & P)
  • BIOL 322 (Microbiology)
  • NUTR 101 (Introduction to Nutrition)
  • PSY 313 (Developmental Psychology Lifespan)
  • For students without a bachelor's degree, the UW requires an additional 10 credits in Individuals & Society (courses such as history, psychology, sociology, ethnic studies, anthropology or women and gender studies) and an additional 15 credits in Visual, Literary & Performing Arts (courses such as literature, art history, dance, music, and speech).

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