Pre-M.S.N.

Bachelor of Science
View section navigation menu Section menu
  • Student experiments in classroom with bunsen burner and bacteria
  • FNP standing with professor

Preparation for obtaining a master’s of science in nursing degree, which includes direct entry into a registered nursing program.

Transferring to Fresno Pacific

FPU is a partner school with Transferology, a web-based tool that allows you to match the courses you’ve already taken with FPU programs. Visit Transferology.com to create an account and get started.

Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Information

1. Biology (AS-T) to Pre-Health Sciences: Pre-M.S.N., B.S.

BS courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BS co-requisites and major courses fulfilled through ADT:
    • BIOL 111     General Biology: Cells and Physiology (4)
    • BIOL 121     General Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4)
    • CHEM 103    General Chemistry I (4)
    • CHEM 104    General Chemistry II (4)
    • MATH 210    Calculus I (4)
    • PHYS 120 - General Physics I (4)
    • Or PHYS 130 - University Physics I (4)
    • PHYS 121 - General Physics II (4)
    • Or PHYS 131 - University Physics II (4)
  • This program is offered as daytime traditional

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.

2. Chemistry (AS-T) to Pre-Health Sciences: Pre-M.S.N., B.S.

BS courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BS co-requisites and major courses fulfilled through ADT:
    • BIOL 111     General Biology: Cells and Physiology (4)
    • BIOL 121     General Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4)
    • CHEM 103    General Chemistry I (4)
    • CHEM 104    General Chemistry II (4)
    • MATH 210    Calculus I (4)
    • PHYS 130 - University Physics I (4)
    • PHYS 131 - University Physics II (4)
  • This program is offered as daytime traditional

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.

Course listing

Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

Required Courses (16 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
BIOL 421Biochemistry4
BIOL 421LBiochemistry Lab0 - 0
KIN 270Nutrition3
PSY 120General Psychology3

Select 6 additional units from the list of electives below

Electives

CodeTitleUnits
BIOL 331Human Anatomy4
BIOL 441Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL 441LCell and Molecular Biology Lab0 - 0
CHEM 311Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 312LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 313LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory II1
CHEM 350Analytical Chemistry5
CHEM 350LAnalytical Chemistry Lab0 - 0
CHEM 460Physical Chemistry4
CHEM 460LPhysical Chemistry Lab0 - 0
KIN 401Biomechanics4
KIN 406Physiology of Exercise I4
MATH 220Calculus II4
MATH 206LIntroductory Statistics Lab1

Or other courses chosen in consultation with the program director.

Program director

Alan Thompson, Ph.D.
Alan Thompson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology, Program Director, Pharmaceutical Science, Pre-Health Sciences & Biology B.A.

Faculty

Karen Cianci, Ph.D.
Karen Cianci, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Natural Sciences

Michael Kunz
Michael Kunz, Ph.D.

Program Director, Environmental Science & Environmental Studies

Krista Edmiston, Ph.D.
Krista Edmiston, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Andrew Sensenig
Andrew T. Sensenig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Biology B.S.