Prerequisites and Core Curriculum for the ACCEL-RN Program

Wilson School of Nursing

Prerequisites

The following courses must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. A grade of “C” or higher is required on all science courses. You may apply to the program while enrolled in these prerquisite courses, but they must be completed prior to to beginning the ACCEL-RN program.

Course                                                                                                   Hours  (36 total)

Anatomy and Physiology I and II 

Microbiology 

Introduction to Sociology

General Psychology

Developmental Psychology (Human Growth or Lifespan)

Chemistry 

Rhetoric & Composition I & II

College-level math (not developmental)

Pathophysiology

8

4

3

3

3

3

6

3

3

Core Curriculum

The following courses are mandatory core curriculum requirements for the BSN degree.  "Texas Core Complete" for your first baccalaureate degree means that these requirements have been met.  If your bachelor's degree was earned in another state, or did not specify "Texas Core Complete" additional coursework may be required.  You must be core complete before beginning the ACCEL-RN program.   Completed courses must reflect a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Course                                                                                                                             Hours (35 total)

Data Analysis (Statistics)

Humanities (courses in literature, Western Civilization, humanities, philosophy, OR a two-semester sequence of a foreign language) 

General Economics, Microeconomics, or Macroeconomics

Government (Texas & US, one semester each) 

Survey of U.S. History (two semesters)

Speech Communication, Voice and Diction, or Interpersonal Communications

Two different physical education activity courses Fine Arts (music, art, or theatre) or  MCOM  2213 

Computer Competency (proficiency exam or introductory computer course) 

Writing Proficiency Requirement (Exam or ENGL 2113)

3

6

3

6

6

3

2

3

3

For further information on curriculum and graduation requirements, please refer to the current university undergraduate catalog, available online at http://registrar.mwsu.edu/catalog/

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