Humboldt State University:
APPLICATION INFORMATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
Admission to the major occurs fall semester only. The selection
process for admitting students to the major is based on a ranked point
Requirements that must be met in order for your application to be
Overall grade point average (GPA) must be 2.5 or above.
You must have a “C” grade or higher in each pre-requisite course. Your
total GPA for all pre-requisite courses must be 2.5 or higher.
Prerequisite courses can only be repeated once.
Prerequisite courses in progress as of the February 1 deadline are
limited to 2 science and 2 non-science courses as described below.
Course descriptions for each of the pre-requisite courses excluding
classes taken at HSU .
Unofficial transcripts for each college you have attended.
TEAS score (
) May be repeated no more than once.
For current testing dates at Humboldt State see
If you are eligible for heath care experience or foreign language, you
must provide supporting documentation . Supporting documentation
Documented evidence for health care experience requires one letter on
official letterhead describing work experience.
Foreign language documentation may be in the form of high school or
college transcripts, or an official letter from a fluent speaker that
can attest to your abilities.
COMPLETED PRE-REQUISITE COURSES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION
SCIENCE COURSES :
CHEM 107 (Fundamentals of Chemistry)
CHEM 117 (Fundamentals of Chemistry for Nursing Students-Organic and
ZOOL 270 (Human Anatomy)
ZOOL 214 (Elementary Physiology)
BIOL 210 (Medical Microbiology)
NON-SCIENCES COURSES :
ENGL 100 (Reading & Composition)
COMM 100 (Speech)
STAT 106 (Statistics for Health Sciences)
A 3 unit Critical Thinking Course (G.E. Area A).
These courses MUST be completed by the end of the spring semester
following application to the major.
Transfer students should pay careful attention to the CSU " transfer
student policies " for general education (GE). Students with lower
division GE deficits may be denied admission to the university when
more applications are received than can be accommodated. In addition
to requirements for admission to the university and required
prerequisite courses, students must also meet essential performance
standards consistent with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the
American Disabilities Act of 1990 (standards are available directly
from the Department of Nursing).