In addition to the required prerequisites listed below, students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from TTUHSC El Paso must satisfy the coursework requirements of the TTUHSC Core Curriculum (CC). For more information, click here.


Course Description Credits
BIOL 2420 or 2421* Microbiology with lab 4
BIOL 2401* Anatomy & Physiology I w/ lab 4
BIOL 2402* Anatomy & Physiology II w/ lab 4
CHEM 1305 & 1105 or 1406 or 1411* Chemistry 4
PSYC 2301* Psychology 3
PSYC 2314* Life Span Human Development 3
MATH 1342, 1442, 2342, or 2442*+ Statistics 3
BIOL 1322* Food and Nutrition 3
HIST 1301* History of the US to 1877 3
HIST 1302* History of the US since 1877 3
POLS 1301 or 2305* American Govt Organization 3
POLS 2302 or 2306* American Public Policy 3
ENGL 1301* English I 3
ENGL 1302* English II 3
Creative Arts (Eff. Fall 2014) Must be a Texas core approved course 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture (Eff. Fall 2014) Must be a Texas core approved course 3
Total 52


*Course numbers listed are based on the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS). Check with your academic institution to verify the course number that corresponds with the TCCNS number.

+Statistics is required as a nursing prerequisite. Students who take math statistics will simultaneously meet the requirements for the nursing prerequisite and the core curriculum. Students, who take any other statistics course as the nursing prerequisite, must also take an upper level mathematics course in order to meet the core curriculum requirement.

Transfer Credit

Courses provided from other institutions with equivalent course content are acceptable for transfer credit if a "C" or better was earned. NOTE: Pass/Fail courses are not acceptable for transfer. Maximum credits allowed for CLEP or correspondence courses are 15 each.

If any of the prerequisites have been or will be CLEPPED, you will not receive credit towards the GPA we calculate. CLEP credit must be on an official college transcript for us to accept it.