Prerequisites - Alternate Sequence Curriculum Second Degree

Courses Credits
Anatomy & Physiology 8 credits
Chemistry (must have an organic component)
4 credits
Microbiology (preferred) or Genetics 3-4 credits
Statistics   3 credits
The following courses will need to be completed in the summer semester between the first and second year of the Alternate Sequence Program:  
Human Development 3 credits
Religion/Theology 3 credits
Total prerequisite credits applicable towards degree 61
Total credits for degree 136

Prerequisites may be completed at any accredited college or university.  Students who choose to complete their prerequisites at Villanova University need to complete an application through the College of Professional Studies, Office of Part-Time Studies.

In addition to the Nursing prerequisites listed above, Second Degree Students must also fulfill the University's course requirements of the BSN degree.  Please see the Transfer of Credits section.

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Second Degree Options: BSNExpress Program and Alternate Sequence Curriculum


Additional Information

• Prerequisites

• Transfer of credits

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Questions? Please contact:

Kristin Barkdoll, program assistant, at 610.519.7137

Maryanne Lieb, program coordinator, at 610.519.6596

If you are sending a transcript for review you may scan and email it to Mrs. Barkdoll or fax it to her attention at 610-519-8365. Your communication MUST include your name, address, email address, phone number and date of birth.