|Anatomy & Physiology||6-8 credits|
|Chemistry (must have an organic component)||3-4 credits|
|Cell Biology, Genetics or Microbiology||3-4 credits|
|Developmental Psychology-Lifespan||3 credits|
|Theology/Religious Studies||6 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 do so through 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.