Associate Degree Nursing
Prerequisite Courses

Traditional Track Prerequisites

Complete all prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of 'C' and meet minimum 2.7 GPA requirement:

  • BIOL 2401 -- Anatomy and Physiology I (starts Fall 2016)
    • Assessment test is required before permission is given for this course (Biology for BIOL 2401). Permission is given through the Biology Department. See http://www.austincc.edu/biology/humanind.html for test details and self-prep course.
  • BIOL 2402 -- Anatomy and Physiology II (starts Spring 2017)
    • Assessment test is required before permission is given for this course (Chemistry for BIOL 2402). Permission is given through the Biology Department. See http://www.austincc.edu/biology/humanind.html for test results and self-prep course.
    • Prerequisite is completion of BIOL 2401 A&P I.
    • BIOL 2402 must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
  • BIOL 2420 -- Microbiology
    • Prerequisite is completion of BIOL 2401 A&P I
    • BIOL 2420 must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
    • BIOL 2420 must have a lab component
  • HPRS 2300 -- Pharmacology for Health Professions
    • Prerequisite is completion of BIOL 2401 A&P I
    • See college catalog for math prerequisite requirement

* Corequisites are not required to apply but will result in a higher ranking if some/all are complete at time of application (see degree plan for courses).

**Will need to complete either BIOL 2304/2101 & BIOL 2305/2102 OR BIOL 2401 & BIOL 2402.

Mobility Track Prerequisites

Prerequisite courses: Must meet minimum GPA of 2.7. We accept only grades of C or better. Note: Microbiology and Human Physiology must have been completed within the past five years.

  • BIOL 2401 -- Anatomy and Physiology I (starts Fall 2016)
    • Assessment test is required before permission is given for this course (Biology for BIOL 2401). Permission is given through the Biology Department. See http://www.austincc.edu/biology/humanind.html for test details and self-prep course.
  • BIOL 2402 -- Anatomy and Physiology II (starts Spring 2017)
    • Assessment test is required before permission is given for this course (Chemistry for BIOL 2402). Permission is given through the Biology Department. See http://www.austincc.edu/biology/humanind.html for test results and self-prep course.
    • Prerequisite is completion of BIOL 2401 A&P I.
    • BIOL 2402 must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
  • BIOL 2420 -- Microbiology
    • Prerequisite is completion of BIOL 2401 A&P I
    • BIOL 2420 must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
    • BIOL 2420 must have a lab component
  • HPRS 2300 -- Pharmacology for Health Professions
    • Prerequisite is completion of BIOL 2401 A&P I
    • See college catalog for math prerequisite requirement
  • PSYC 2301 -- Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 2314 -- Human Growth & Development
  • Speech (SPCH 1311 or equivalent)
  • Language, Philosophy, and Culture/Creative Arts Elective (equivalent)
  • All science courses must include lab component

**Will need to complete either BIOL 2304/2101 & BIOL 2305/2102 OR BIOL 2401 & BIOL 2402.

Mobility Track Corequisites

Math is now a co-requisite and a restricted elective. Select from one of the following Math courses:

  • MATH 1314 College Algebra or higher
  • MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics
  • PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods

Note that MATH 1332 College Mathematics cannot be used for this restricted elective.