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)

2.   Arts/Humanities

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

5.   Speech/Communication

6.   General Psychology

 *RN Licensure courses may not be waived for any reason.

- For questions about program eligibility, prerequisites, course evaluations, and academic planning, make an appointment with Danny Lynch, the pre-nursing counselor. You can do so by calling the Counseling department at (805) 546-3138, or online at

 - For questions about webpage content or general program information, contact Jean Reade
   at: or call (805) 546-3100, ext 2391.