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Requirements for Entrance into the Bachelor of Science Program in Nursing (Generic)

To enter the Nursing Program, students must earn a minimum grade of "C" or better in each of the science courses listed below, with a minimum cumulative index of 2.75 in these courses, or their equivalents, and a cumulative index of 2.0 or greater for all college work.

CHE 114: Essentials of General Chemistry (3 credits)

CHE 115: Essentials of General Chemistry (lab, 1.5 credits)

CHE 120: Essentials of Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

CHE 121: Essentials of Organic Chemistry (lab, 1.5 credits)

BIO 181: Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits)

BIO 182: Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits)

BIO 230: Microbiology (4 credits)

Students must also pass the HESI A2 Admission Assessment Exam. The department will schedule exams for students applying to Lehman's nursing program during Winter Recess and early spring semester. The dates and times will be posted in the Nursing Department. There is a non-refundable fee to sit for the exam. Students must pass the HESI A2 exam in order to be considered for admission to the nursing program.

The City University of New York has instituted the following requirement: Beginning in the Fall 2009 semester, all CUNY Nursing Departments will require applicants for admission into Nursing programs to provide documentation in one of the following categories: U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, International student with F1 Status; or Granted Asylum, Refugee Status, Temporary Protected Status, Withholding of Removal, or Deferred Action Status by the U.S. Government. There will be no exceptions to this policy.

A grade of "C" or better is required in the following Foundation courses:

HIN 268: Human Growth and Development (3 credits)

HIN 269: Analysis and Action for Community Health (3 credits)

Last modified: 7/30/2015