The following courses must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. A grade of “C” or higher is required on all science courses. You may apply to the program while enrolled in these prerequisite courses, but they must be completed prior to to beginning the ACCEL-RN program.

Course Hours (36 total)
Anatomy and Physiology I and II 8
Microbiology 4
Introduction to Sociology 3
General Psychology 3
Developmental Psychology (Human Growth or Lifespan) 3
Chemistry 3
Rhetoric & Composition I & II 6
College-level math (not developmental) 3
Pathophysiology 3


Core Curriculum

The following courses are mandatory core curriculum requirements for the BSN degree. "Texas Core Complete" for your first baccalaureate degree means that these requirements have been met. If your bachelor's degree was earned in another state, or did not specify "Texas Core Complete" additional coursework may be required. You must be core complete before beginning the ACCEL-RN program. Completed courses must reflect a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Course Hours
Language, Philosophy, Culture (see list) 3
Creative Arts (see list) 3
American History to 1865 3
American History since 1865 3
American Government I 3
American Government II 3
Cultural & Global Understanding (see list) 3
Inquiry & Creativity (see list) 3
NURS 4123:  Data Analysis (Statistics) 3
Writing Proficiency Req. (Exam or ENGL 2113) 3


For further information on curriculum and graduation requirements, please refer to the current university undergraduate catalog, available online at