Core Curriculum (59 Credits)

Required prior to fall entrance to Major

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Biblical Literacy (12 Credits)

Complete Grade Course Credits
    BIBL 1053: The Christian Scriptures 3
    THEO 1093: Foundations of Christian Faith 3
    THEO 2293: Work of God, Work of Humanity 3
    BIBL 1563: Interpreting the Bible
THEO 2063: Gospel and Culture

Written & Verbal Communications (9 Credits)

Complete Grade Course Credits
    ENGL 1013: Composition I – Expository Writing 3
    ENGL 1023: Composition II – Rhetoric/Research Writing 3
    COMM 1213: Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3

Social Science (9 Credits)

Complete Grade Course Credits
    PSYC 1013 General Psychology* 3
    PSYC 2563: Lifespan Psychology 3
    SOCI xxx3: Choose 3 credits from Sociology (SOCI) 3

Science/Math (26 Credits)

Complete Grade Course Credits
    MATH 1313: Statistics 3
    SCIE 1333/1: General Chemistry I (w/Lab) 4
    SCIE 1213/1: Survey of Organic and Biochemistry (w/Lab)* 4
    SCIE 2203/1: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (w/Lab)* 4
    SCIE 2213/1: Human Anatomy & Physiology II (w/Lab)* 4
    SCIE 2613: Diet & Nutrition 3
    SCIE 3104: Microbiology 4

Formation & Calling (3 Credits)

Complete Grade Course Credits
    UCOR 1053: Life Calling 3

Transfer students who turn 20 years of age or older during their first calendar year at Northwest University may replace UCOR 1053 with an elective course.

* Core Course: 2.7 minimum grade required.

NOTE: All prerequisite courses must be complete on or before June 30, of the year you are entering the nursing program. Courses taken at NU are an exception to this and must be complete on the last day of the NU summer term.

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