Associate in Pre-Nursing (DTA/MRP)
This degree is applicable for students planning to transfer to an upper division Bachelor of Science, Nursing (Entry to-practice/basic BSN pathway).
Students should contact their potential transfer institutions regarding the requirement for overall minimum GPA, a higher GPA in a selected subset of courses or a specific minimum grade in one or more courses such as math or English. Registered nurses perform health assessment, plan care, and intervene to assist persons in the prevention of illness, the promotion, restoration, or maintenance of health, and in end-of-life care for persons who are dying.
Registered nurses work in a variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing homes, community and home health agencies, schools, and offices. A license is required to practice professional nursing. Applicants for licensure in Washington State must be graduates of a school of nursing approved by the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, an agency of the Department of Health.
- Communicate effectively
- Demonstrate critical thinking
- Demonstrate information literacy
- Demonstrate quantitative literacy
- Demonstrate personal responsibility
- Demonstrate social responsibility
- Demonstrate preparation for upper division study
Schools Accepting the Pre-Nursing DTA/MRP
- University of Washington-Seattle
- Washington State University
- Pacific Lutheran University
- Seattle Pacific University
- Seattle University
- Walla Walla University
Some institutions have specific additional requirements. Check with your advisor to be sure you are choosing the right courses for your pathway.
Students apply to the nursing program and compete with other applicants for a slot in the program on the basis of a point system. Each of the prerequisite requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” prior to consideration for selection.
Courses (109.5 Credits Minimum)
|ENGL&101||English Composition I||5.0|
|ENGL&102||English Composition II or||5.0|
|MATH&146||Introduction to Statistics||5.0|
|BIOL&160||General Biology w/lab||5.0|
|BIOL&241||Human Anatomy/Physiology I||5.0|
|BIOL&242||Human Anatomy/Physiology II||5.0|
|CHEM&121||Introduction to Chemistry w/Lab||5.0|
|CHEM&131||Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry w/Lab||5.0|
|Please consult with your advisor on courses available in this area.|
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This page is intended to summarize the requirements for degrees and certificates at Grays Harbor College. For complete requirements, please see the Academic Catalog.