Academic advising for Pre-Nursing students

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  • The Pioneer Center for Student Excellence advises Nurse Entry (Pre-Nursing) students as they complete their prerequisites and prepare to apply to the upper division nursing program.
  • Pre-Nursing students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor each semester. Students with less than 30 credit hours or in their first semester at TWU are required to meet with an academic advisor.

Summer / Fall 2023 academic advising

Current TWU students

Current TWU students seeking an academic advising appointment should email

Transfer students

Sign up for a group advising session

Post-Bacc students

Students on academic probation

Students unable to attend a scheduled advising time or seeking a parallel plan appointment should email

Incoming First Year students

Prospective students

  • We are unable to meet with prospective students at this time. Once you have been admitted to TWU and all of your credits have been transferred over, we would be happy to meet with you.

** Pre-Nursing Advising is not accepting application review appointments at this time.**

Prerequisites (Pre-Nursing Core) required for upper division Nursing program

  • CHEM lab (Intro or General Chemistry)
  • CHEM lecture (Intro or General Chemistry)
  • ZOOL 2011 (BIOL 2101 or 2401) A&P I Lab
  • ZOOL 2013 (BIOL 2301 or 2401) A&P I Lecture
  • ZOOL 2021 (BIOL 2120 or 2402) A&P II Lab
  • ZOOL 2023 (BIOL 2303 or 2402) A&P II Lecture
  • BACT 1001 (BIOL 2120 or 2420) Microbiology Lab
  • BACT 1003 (BIOL 2320 or 2420) Microbiology Lecture
  • PSY 1603 (PSY 2314) Developmental Psychology (Lifespan)
  • NFS 2323 (BIOL 1322) Intro to Nutrition
  • MATH 1703 (MATH 1342) Elementary Statistics I

*Italicized course numbers are TCCNS.

For a more comprehensive list of prerequisite courses, including the Texas State Core, please click below to view the fillable checklist:

Nursing Prerequisites Checklist

**Make sure you are only logged into your TWU Google account for access to this checklist.

Page last updated 9:49 AM, June 29, 2023