Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Health Sciences
Prerequisite Curriculum

Foundational Courses for Nursing

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
  • Chemistry I with Lab
  • Chemistry II with Lab
  • Microbiology with Lab
  • Pre-Calculus for Science and Engineers 
    or Pre-calculus
    or Calculus I
  • Introduction to Statistics 
    or Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 
    or Biostatistics
  • Writing Seminar I
  • Writing Seminar II
    or Exploring World Literature
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Class, Gender and Race in World Societies 
    or Immigrant America
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Choose two of the following:
    • Bioethics
    • Environmental Ethics
    • Dystopian Film & Literature
    • Applied Professional Ethics
    • Evil and Good
    • World Philosophies
    • Personality and World Cultures
  • Electives (6 credits)

Total Credits: 59-60