ACU Nursing Pre-requisite Core Curriculum
Courses Prior to Entering the School of Nursing
Completion of 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA (the courses below comprise these hours) Certified Nursing Assistant CNA (in some states may be PCT)- This can be taken at a community college, nursing home and in some states at a hospital.
Please refer to the Catalog to find minimum grade requirements for courses.
BIBL 101 BIBL 102 BIBL 211
Science Courses (Must complete 3 out of the 5 before turning in application)
CHEM 113—(Requires a 21 on ACT Math or 550 on SAT Math or take Math 123 ) CHEM 114 or NUTR 120 or NUTR 221
BIOL 291 and 293
BIOL 292 and 294
BIOL 353 and 354
Sophomore Literature ENGL 221, 222, 231, 232, 262, or 263 (One of these)
Core 110 Core 210
3 additional hours from the social science list of University Requirements (PSYC 120 or EDUC 211 will not fulfill this requirement)
MATH 123 (requires ACT Math 20 or SAT Math 500 or take math with a workshop) [Must be completed before turning in application]
General Ed 2 hours from anything on the University Requirement pages
Elective 3 hours from anything in the catalog (Medical Terminology recommended)
PEAC 2 additional hours but must be activity courses
Communication (Speech) COMS 211
Foreign Language or Cultural Awareness –3 hours from University Requirements (Must have 2 years of Foreign Language in High School, otherwise 6 hours are required)
*If you are going to study abroad, be sure to let us know at your first advising.
The baccalaureate program at Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791.