Required Prerequisite Equivalency Tables

Required Prerequisite Courses for Traditional and BSN Applicants – College Equivalency Tables

Equivalency tables are meant to be a guideline for evaluating coursework you have taken (or may take) at an accredited Texas institution. The following courses are required for students who plan to obtain the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing.

All courses are subject to approval by the School of Nursing when the student applies for admission.

Prerequisite Courses for Applicants Without a BS/BA Degree

Course Name

Course Number
Semester Hours
Communication
English rhetoric/composition
ENGL 1301 & 1302, or
ENGL 1013 & 1023
6
Mathematics
College Algebra or higher, and Elementary Statistical Methods
MATH 1314, MAT 1023 or higher, & MATH 1442, 1342,
or STA 1053
6
Natural Sciences
Anatomy & Physiology with Labs
BIO 2401 & 2402, or ANA 2083 & AHS 2091, & PHY 2103 & AHS 2111
8
Natural Sciences
Microbiology with Lab
BIO 2420 or 2421, or
AHS 1053 & 1061
4
Natural Sciences
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
CHEM 1305 & 1307 or CHEM 1003 & 1203
6
Natural Sciences Nutrition BIO 1322 or AHS 2043
3
Humanities
Ethics
Ethics-Texas Core Approved
3
Visual & Performing Arts
Texas Core Approved
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
U.S. History
HIST 1301 & 1302
6
Social & Behavioral Sciences
U.S. & Texas Government*
GOVT 2301 & 2302, or GOVT 2306 & 2305, or see below*
6
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Psychology
PSY 2301 or PSY 1013
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Sociology
SOC 1301 or SOC 1013
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Growth & Development
PSY 2314 or PSY 2503
3

*U.S. & Texas Government – Any of the following combinations: GOVT 2301 & 2305, GOVT 2301 & 2306, POL 1013 & 1213, POL 1013 & 1133


Prerequisite Courses for Applicants that Hold a BS/BA Degree

Course Name

Course Number
Semester Hours
Communication
English rhetoric/composition
ENGL 1301 & 1302, or
ENGL 1013 & 1023
6
Mathematics
College Algebra or higher, and Elementary Statistical Methods
MATH 1314, MAT 1023 or higher, & MATH 1442, 1342,
or STA 1053
6
Natural Sciences
Anatomy & Physiology with Labs
BIO 2401 & 2402, or ANA 2083 & AHS 2091, & PHY 2103 & AHS 2111
8
Natural Sciences
Microbiology with Lab
BIO 2420 or 2421, or
AHS 1053 & 1061
4
Natural Sciences
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
CHEM 1305 & 1307 or CHEM 1003 & 1203
6
Natural Sciences Nutrition BIO 1322 or AHS 2043
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Psychology
PSY 2301 or PSY 1013
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Sociology
SOC 1301 or SOC 1013
3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Growth & Development
PSY 2314 or PSY 2503
3