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MENP Prerequisites

​General Information

The four MENP pre-requisite courses are listed below and must

  • Be completed with the last ten years (seven years starting for the fall 2020 cohort)
  • Have minimum grades of C or better
  • Be completed before the start of term to which you are applying
In addition:

  • Applicants must complete at least two courses to be considered for conditional admission
  • Applicants who have completed all of the pre-requisites are given priority consideration in the review process
  • Students who do not have science backgrounds are encouraged to complete 3-4 pre-requisites before applying
  • Nursing strongly recommends on-campus lectures and labs (rather than online) and will accept no more than two online courses

​Courses and Course Content

General descriptions of what the pre-requisite courses should cover is listed here for your convenience.

Inorganic Chemistry - 1 course with lab

A​ college-level general chemistry course that covers concepts such as measurements in chemistry; ionic and molecular compounds; chemical reactions and chemical equilibrium; gases, liquids, solids, and solutions; acids and bases. Must include a lab.

Microbiology OR Biochemistry OR Organic Chemistry - 1 course with lab component

​A one-term course in any of the above areas. Must include a lab.
If taking organic chemistry it should be a survey course that covers the nature of the covalent bond, structure of organic compounds, and their reactions and reaction mechanisms. Introduces structure and biochemical functions of compounds important to life.

Human Anatomy/Anatomy & Physiology I - 1 course with lab

​A survey course of the physical structure of human cells, tissues, and organs. This may be a stand-alone Human Anatomy course or it may be a combined Human Anatomy and Physiology course. If you take the stand-alone Human Anatomy, you must take the stand-a​lone Human Physiology and not the sequenced Anatomy & Physiology combined. ​ It must include a lab component.

Human Physiology/Anatomy & Physiology II - 1 course with lab

​A survey course of the function and regularion of the human body and physiological integration of the organ systems to maintain homeostasis. Course content should cover the major function of the major organs and organ systems of the body. If you take the stand-alone Human Anatomy, you must take the stand-alone Human Physiology and not the sequenced Anatomy & Physiology combined. It must include a lab component.
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