Disclaimer

This course equivalency chart has been provided for your convenience, only as a planning tool. The contents of this chart are subject to change at any time and errors may exist. It is your responsibility to verify, with the Pre-Nursing advisor, any transfer courses to match the Pierce College Nursing Program requirements prior to application.

University Courses

University Course Inorganic Chemistry Microbiology Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology II English Composition Statistics (Transfer-Ready Requirement) Lifespan Development
 (Transfer-Ready Requirement)
Organic Chemistry
 (recommended)
Central WA University 111/111L BIOL 322 BIOL 355 BIOL 356 101 311 313 112/112L
Eastern WA University 161 BIO 301 BIO 232/233/234 101 MATH 380 201 162
Gonzaga 101 & 101/L BIOL 170/170L HPHY 241/142L HPHY 242/242L 101 MATH 121 PSYC 357 230/L
Northwest SCIE 1333/1331 SCIE 3104/3100 SCIE 2201/2203 SCIE 2213/2211 1013 2003 PSYC 2563 SCIE 2433/2431
Pacific Lutheran U. 116 BIO 201 BIO 205 BIO 206 101 MATH 242 or 342 320 331/333
Seattle Pacific U. CHM 1211 BIO 3351 BIO 2129 BIO 2130 101 M 1360 2470 CHM 1330
Seattle U. 101 BIO 220 BIO 200 BIO 210 1010 M1210 322 102
St. Martin’s 142/L BIO 351 BIO 328/L BIO 329/L 101 201 215 201/201L
Univ. of Puget Sound 110 BIO 350 Excs 222/L Excs 221/L 101 160 222 120
Univ. of WA 120 MICRO 301 and 302 BIOL 118/119 BSTR 301 111, 121 or 131 QMETH 201 or STAT 220 NURS 201 220
Walla Walla University 101 BIO 222 BIO 121/122 BIO 123 101 106 215 102
WA State University 101 MBIOS 101 BIOL 251 BIOL 315 101 STAT 212 HD 101 102
Western WA University 121/122 BIO 345/346 BIO 348 BIO 349 101 240 230 351/375
Whitman 125/135 339 120 310 or 330 107 128   126/136
Whitworth CH 101/101L BI 204     110 256 PY 210 CH 102/102L

Common Course Numbering

Most Washington community technical colleges are participating in the Common Course Numbering System as of January 1, 2009. Common course numbering can be used for courses taken Summer 2008 or after at any of the schools listed on the State of Washington School list below.

For courses taken or schools not listed below, you must check with the Pre-Nursing advisor to establish equivalency.

Common Course Numbers

  • Intro to Chemistry: CHEM& 121
  • Microbiology: BIOL& 260
  • Human A&P I: BIOL& 241
  • Human A&P II: BIOL& 242
  • English Composition: ENGL& 101
  • Statistics (Transfer-Ready Requirement): MATH& 146
  • Lifespan Development (Transfer-Ready Requirement): PSYC& 200
  • Intro to Organic Chemistry (recommended): CHEM& 131

State of Washington Participating School List

  • Bates
  • Bellevue
  • Bellingham
  • Big Bend
  • Cascadia
  • Centralia
  • Clark
  • Clover Park
  • Columbia Basin
  • Edmonds
  • Everett
  • Grays Harbor
  • Green River
  • Grays Harbor
  • Highline College
  • Lake Washington
  • Lower Columbia Basin
  • Olympic
  • Peninsula
  • Pierce
  • Renton
  • Seattle Central
  • Seattle North
  • Seattle South
  • Shoreline
  • Skagit
  • South Puget Sound
  • Spokane
  • Spokane Falls
  • Tacoma
  • Walla Walla
  • Wenatchee
  • Whatcom
  • Yakima Valley

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