Cabrini offers the first two years of a baccalaureate nursing program and provides students with the prerequisites in nursing for transfer to nursing institutions.
Students in this program at Cabrini have the option to change their major and still earn a Cabrini degree in four years.
Students should consult the department concerning transfer requirements and procedures. There are articulation agreements with Neumann College and Thomas Jefferson University but no direct transfers.
Articulation Agreement Specific questions regarding eligibility for admission (GPA requirements, minimum prerequisite grades, certificates, and other admission criteria) to bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) programs covered under articulation agreements with Neumann College and Thomas Jefferson University should be directed to the pre-nursing advisor at Cabrini College. Course requirements are subject to change.
Specific prerequisite courses for the B.S.N. program at Neumann College include: BIO 101, BIO 230/231, BIO 250, BIO 308, CHE 111, CHE 112, COL 101, COM 340, ECG 100, ENG literature elective, Language (at the 102 level or higher), MAT 118, PHI 100, PHI 315, PSY 101, PSY 320, and SOC 201.
Students must also complete two nursing courses at Neumann (NUR 205, Fundamentals of Nursing, and NUR 206, Health Assessment and Modalities) prior to their enrollment in the nursing program at Neumann College.
NUR 205 and NUR 206 may need to be taken at Neumann College concurrently with courses being offered at Cabrini College prior to admission. These courses are not available at Neumann College during the summer.
Thomas Jefferson University
Specific prerequisite courses for the B.S.N. program at Thomas Jefferson University include BIO 230/231*, BIO 250, BIO 308, CHE 111, CHE 112, ECG 100, ENG elective (composition II, literature, or speech communication), MAT 118, PSY 101, PSY 309, PSY 320, SOC 201, College Algebra (or higher), and four electives/selectives (see advisor for details). (*BIO 101 is a prerequisite for BIO 230 at Cabrini College.)
Prerequisites for other B.S.N. programs may vary depending upon the particular program. The table is a summary of these prerequisites.
Contact Dr. Melinda Harrison for more detailed information relating to specific prerequisites for other nursing programs.