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College of Nursing

General Education and Major Prerequisite Checklist

The following are the general education and major prerequisite courses that must be completed for ETSU College of Nursing. If you have questions in regards to these requirements, please review the advising section of the website or contact your advisor to make sure you are on track. 

Communications
Written Composition (Both courses in sequence.) 
  • ENGL 1010 Critical Reading & Expository Writing
  • ENGL 1020 Critical Thinking & Argumentation
Oral Communication (Choose 1 of the following) 
  • SPCH 1300 General Speech
  • SPCH 2300 Public Speaking
  • SPCH 2320 Argumentation & Debate
Literature
(Choose 1 of the following)
  • ENGL 2030 Literary Heritage
  • ENGL 2110 American Literature I
  • ENGL 2120 American Literature II
  • wENGL 2210 British Literature I
  • wENGL 2220 British Literature II
  • ENGL 2330 World Literature
  • wENGL 2430 European Literature

Literature must be completed after completion of ENGL 1010 &
ENGL 1020

History
(Both courses in any order)
  • HIST 2010 United States to 1877
  • HIST 2020 United States Since 1877
(Note: HIST 2030 History of Tennessee (3 credits) may be
substituted for 3 credits of United States History)
Using Information Technology
  • CSCI 1100 Using Information Technology

OR

  • Proficiency Exam
Fine Arts
(Choose 1 of the following)
  • ARTH 2010 Art History Survey I
  • ARTH 2020 Art History Survey II
  • HUMT 2310 Arts & Ideas I
  • HUMT 2320 Arts & Ideas II
  • MUSC 1030 Introduction to Music
  • MUSC 1035 History of Jazz
  • DANC 3500 Dance as Human Experience
  • THEA 1030 Introduction to the Theatre
Humanities
(Choose 1 of the following)
  • wENGL 3150 Literature, Ethics, & Values
  • wENGL 3280 Mythology
  • ENTC 3020 Technology & Society
  • HIST 1110 World History & Civilization to 1500
  • HIST 1120 World History & Civilization Since 1500
  • PHIL 1030 Intro to Philosophy
  • wPHIL 2020 Intro to Ethics
  • PHIL 2040 Philosophy as Conversation
  • PHIL 2640 Science & The Modern World
  • RELI 2210 Intro to the Study of Religion
Social / Behavioral Sciences
(Choose 2 of the following)
  • ECON 1050 Economics & Society
  • ECON 2210 Principles of Economics I (Macro)
  • ECON 2220 Principles of Economics II (Micro)
  • GEOG 1012 Introduction to Cultural Geography
  • HDAL 2310 Developmental Lifespan Psychology
  • HDAL 2340 Cultural Diversity
  • xPSCI 1110 Political Life
  • PSCI 1120 Introduction to American Government
  • PSYC 1310 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOCI 1020 Introduction to Sociology
  • ANTH 1240 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • wSOCI 2020 Social Problems
  • xSRVL 1020 Introduction to Service Learning
  • wWMST 2010 Introduction to Women’s Studies
Nursing Prerequisite Course Requirements

MATH 1530, HSCI 2010/11, HSCI 2020/21 all satisfy general
education requirements, while HSCI 2230 is a nursing
prerequisite ONLY. 3 of the 4 must be completed before you
apply.

Mathematics
  • MATH 1530 Probability & Statistics non-calculus
Health Sciences (Both courses in sequence)
  • HSCI 2010 / 11 Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab
  • HSCI 2020 / 21 Anatomy & Physiology II w/lab
  • HSCI 2230 / 31 Intro to Micro w/ Lab

 

 

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