RN Program Additional Required Courses
These courses fulfill the general education requirements for an Associate’s Degree in Nursing at Cuesta College and California BRN licensure examination eligibility (NCLEX-RN). They may be taken after your program application is submitted, but must be completed by the due date listed in the current year Application Instruction Packet to remain eligible for program admission.
For courses not completed at Cuesta, contact Counseling to determine course equivalency.
a. Cuesta College Associate Degree General Education Required Courses*:
1. History/Political Science (American Institutions)
3. Intermediate Algebra (or higher)
*Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution may be able to waive the General Education courses listed above. See a counselor to determine if this applies to your situation.
b. RN Licensure (BRN) Required Courses*:
4. Introduction to Sociology/Cultural Anthropology
6. General Psychology
*RN Licensure courses may not be waived for any reason.
For information on how to become a student at Cuesta College, priority registration status, or the registration process, contact Janice Petrie (805) 592-9343.
For questions about program prerequisites, student education plans, degrees, or transferring to/from Cuesta, contact Carol Hurd (805) 592-9827 or Cindy Stever (805) 592-9922. Both counselors are also available for appointments through the online scheduling portal for a 15-minute drop-in or a 45-minute full planning appointment (select "Nursing and Allied Health students" in the list of appointment types).
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