Transfer Prep Nursing - Garrett College

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Nursing – Transfer Prep Program


This is a preparatory program designed to provide general education coursework for students planning to transfer into a Nursing program. A degree is not issued from Garrett College; students must apply to their transfer institution for acceptance into their program. Completion of a non-degree transfer program does not guarantee acceptance into any program. Contact your transfer institution for more information.

recommended sequence

    summer (pre-requisite coursework)

  • BIO104  Principles of Biology
    or BIO101  General Biology  4*

    * Min. C grade required as pre-req for BIO200

  • Total 4 credits
  • fall

  • FYE101  First Year Experience  1
  • BIO200  Human Anatomy & Physiology I  4*
  • ENG101  Comp I - Expository Writing  3*
  • MAT105  College Algebra  3
  • GER  Humanities Course G
      (excludes ENG102 or any HIS)  3
  • PSY101  General Psychology  3
  • Total: 17

    spring

  • BIO201  Human Anatomy & Physiology I  4*
  • BIO241  General Microbiology/Lab  4*
  • GER  Humanities CourseG
      (Differs from fall, excludes ENG102 or any HIS)  3
  • PSY102  Human Growth & Development  3
  • SOC101  Principles of Sociology  3
  • Total: 17
  • Total Credit Hours: 38

*Minimum C grade required for this program.

GGER Courses must be on the Approved General Education Course list

Transfer Notes

Transfer institutions may have different requirements. Please contact your transfer institution for specific requirements and application process.

Allegany College of Maryland Transfer Notes

Admission to ACM's Nursing program is very competitive; completion of these classes does not guarantee acceptance into the ACM program.

A minimum grade of "C" is required in all science coursework; however, note that admission is competitive with a grade point average of 2.5 overall required.

ACM requires a Criminal Record check prior to entry into the Clinical phase of the program.

CPR Certification for Health Care Professionals is also required at application (offered regularly at ACM).

Contact Allegany College of Maryland's Advising Center for more information on this program.