Freshman/Sophomore Course Sequence

Following this full-time suggested program of study, students are able to complete the nursing prerequisites in four terms.

Freshman Year: First Term (16 units) 

 Course Requirements Units
ENGL 102  Writing for Liberal Education Nursing prerequisite/Core 2    

Or . . .

 COURSE REQUIREMENTS UNITS
TSEM Towson Seminar  Core 1 

BIOL 191 Introductory Biology for the Health Professions Lecture

& BIOL 191 Introductory Biology for the Health Professions Lab

Nursing prerequisite/Core 7 

3

1

MATH 115  College Algebra Nursing prerequisite/Core 3 3
CORE REQUIREMENT(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)     3
PSYC 101  Introduction to Psychology  Nursing prerequisite/Core 6  

Or . . .

 COURSE REQUIREMENTS UNITS
 SOCI 101  Introduction to Sociology  Nursing prerequisite/Core 6  3

Freshman Year: Second Term (14 units)

Course Requirements Units
TSEM Towson Seminar Core 1  

Or . . .

COURSE REQUIREMENTS UNITS
ENGL 102 Writing for Liberal Education Nursing prerequisite/Core 2 3

CHEM 121 Allied Health Chemistry I Lecture

& CHEM 121L Allied Health Chemistry I Lab

Nursing prerequisite/Core 8 

3

1

CORE REQUIREMENT(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)  

 

3

 

CORE REQUIREMENT(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)   3
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology  Nursing prerequisite/Core 6   

Or . . .

COURSE REQUIREMENTS UNITS
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Nursing prerequisite/Core 6 3

Sophomore Year: First Term (16 units)

Course Requirement Units

BIOL 221 Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lecture

& BIOL 221L: Human Anatomy & Physiology I  Lab 

Nursing prerequisite 

3

1

PSYC 203 Human Development   Nursing prerequisite   3
HLTH 331 Nutrition for Health Professionals  Nursing prerequisite  3
CORE REQUIREMENT(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)    3
CORE REQUIREMENT(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)    3

Sophomore Year: Second Term (16 units)

 Course  Requirement Units
BIOL 215 Essentials of Microbiology  Nursing prerequisite   4

BIOL 222 Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lecture

& BIOL 222L: Human Anatomy & Physiology II  Lab 

Nursing prerequisite

 3

 1

*Math 231 Basic Statistics or Math 237 Biostatistics    3-4
CORE REQUIREMENT(4, 5, 10, 11, 12 or 14)    3

*A Statistics course must be completed prior to taking NURS 435 Professional Nursing III: Research in Nursing. Students are encouraged to complete during their pre-nursing plan of study.