Pre-nursing – To prepare students to enter most nursing programs, students will need to complete BIOL 240/ 250/260, general chemistry (CHEM 410 or 210/220), statistics (MATH 200) and often an interpersonal communication class and writing or critical thinking class.
To prepare students to specifically enter the San Francisco State BSN nursing program at Cañada, students will need to complete BIOL 240/250/260, general chemistry (CHEM 410 or 210 or 192), statistics (MATH 200), ENG 100, COMM 110 (or other oral communication class), PHIL 103 (or other critical thinking class), nutrition (BIOL 310) and PSYC 100. Courses not required for application but required for licensure and preparation for upper division course work include one of the following ANTH 125/350/110 or SOCI 100. Students should have no more than 1 pre-requisite in progress at the time of application.
Cañada College offers lower division coursework required for transfer in Nursing. Students should use PROJECT ASSIST (www.assist.org) to research lower division major requirements at the transfer destination(s) of their choice. Also, work with a Counselor/Advisor to determine appropriate transfer coursework.