Senate Bill 148 of the 75th Texas Legislature (1997) mandated Field of Study curricula. The Field of Study curricula, along with core curricula, are intended to facilitate the transferability of courses among Texas public colleges and universities. All public four-year institutions are required to accept Coordinating Board-approved Field of Study courses in fulfillment of lower-division requirements for bachelor’s degrees in majors that correspond to the Field of Study.
Nursing Field of Study
To be Nursing Field of Study complete, students need to take all 28 semester credit hours (SCH). Courses are listed using the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS).
|Content Areas||Number and type of courses||TCCNS|
|Anatomy & Physiology||2 courses: A&P I with lab and A&P II with lab||BIOL 2301/2101 or 2401 and
BIOL 2302/2102 or 2402
|Microbiology||1 course: Microbiology with lab||BIOL 2320/2120 or BIOL 2420
(or BIOL 2321/2121 or 2421)
|Chemistry||1 course: chemistry with lab||Any 4 SCH course including lab|
|Nutrition||1 course: Nutrition & Diet Therapy I||BIOL 1322 or HECO 1322|
|Psychology||2 courses: General Psychology and Lifespan Growth & Development||PSYC 2301 and
|Mathematics||1 course: Elementary Statistical Methods||MATH 1342|