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ADN Program Pre-requisites
Yearly modifications can be made to program requirements. Students that maintain continuous enrollment at Chaffey College may use the requirements at the time of their enrollment. Please meet with a Chaffey College Counselor for more information.
The biology science pre-requisites for the ADN Program are listed below. A minimum of a 2.8 GPA in the biology science courses is required to apply to the program. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the general education courses is also required to apply to the program.
Recency Policy: The biology science pre-requisites must be completed within the last ten (10) years.
Repeat Policy: Effective fall 2019, students may repeat only one biology science course within the last five (5) years.
Online Science Labs: Biology science online courses and labs taken during spring 2020 through present day will be accepted.
|Course Code||Course Name|
|BIOL 20||Human Anatomy|
|BIOL 22||Human Physiology|
|BIOL 23L||Microbiology Lab|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|MATH 401||Math for Health Sciences|
|PSYCH 25||Developmental Psychology|
|SOC 10||Intro to Sociology or ANTHRO 3
Cultural Anthropology or COMSTD
74 Intercultural Communications
Communication Studies 2, 4, 6 or 8
One course from either Arts or Humanities from the Chaffey College GE.
One course from the Chaffey College GE
Satisfactory grade (“C” or better) in a math course at or above the level of Intermediate Algebra (e.g. Algebra 2, Integrated Math 3 or higher from high school or college level.
STAT 10 (Elementary Statistics) or SCSCI 10 (Statistics for Social Sciences) is recommended.
Nursing: ADN Program Maps
In order to view the Nursing: ADN Program Maps, please click on the link below:
Academic Career Communities/Health, Wellness & Athletics/Nursing, ADN
ADN Pre-requisite Advising
Use the ADN pre-requisite advising check sheet in consultation with a Chaffey College Counselor.
LVN to RN Advanced Placement Pre-requisites
Students interested in applying to Chaffey’s LVN to RN Advanced Placement Program
must meet the same pre-requisites that traditional ADN students meet. A minimum of
a 2.8 GPA in the biology science courses and a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the general
education courses are required to apply to the program. Students are also required
to enroll and pass NURADN 3 and 3L:
There is no recency or repeat policy for the LVN to RN Advanced Placement.
Use the LVN to RN Advanced Placement Pre-requisite Advising Check Sheet in consultation with a Chaffey College Counselor. To arrange an appointment with a Counselor, visit the Counseling Department website
ADN Multi Criteria Screening Worksheet
Screening: Admission criteria to the ADN Program follows a multi criteria screening and ranking. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements (GPA of 2.8 minimum in the biology science courses, and GPA of 3.0 minimum in the combined general education courses, and TEAS score of 62% or higher before being considered for the program.
Ranking: Students are ranked using the following ADN Multi Criteria Screening Worksheet.