Concordia University Texas ABSN Prerequisites 

In order to be accepted into our ABSN track, you must complete each of the ABSN prerequisites below with a “C” grade or higher while maintaining both cumulative and science GPAs of 3.0 and above. Concordia University Texas offers all prerequisite courses online.

When you’re ready to begin your nursing prerequisites, Concordia University Texas makes it easy for you to do so by offering the courses online in eight-week sessions. Completing your ABSN prerequisites through CTX can serve as a great option and can benefit you in a variety of ways.

In addition to giving you access to Concordia Texas's online learning platform early on, the online learning format grants you the flexibility to complete each course at a time that works best for you, while meeting any and all deadlines. It’s important that you meet all the ABSN program entrance requirements because doing so can grant you contingent admission into our accelerated nursing track for your target start date.

List of ABSN Prerequisite Courses

Course TitleCredits
Chemistry I with Lab4
Microbiology with Lab4
Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab4
Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab4
Intro to Statistics3
Lifespan Development3
Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals3
Introduction to Psychology3

Note: Medical Spanish may be taken as a corequisite or fulfilled with a 3-credit Spanish language course completed as a prerequisite.

Concordia Distinctive Courses

Course TitleCredits
New Testament3
Old Testament3
Life and Leadership **1
Leadership Theory and Practice **2

**These two distinctive courses may be taken as corequisites during the track. The corequisites must be completed within the first two semesters of the accelerated nursing track.

Requirements for Students Without a Previous Degree

If you do not hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution and are applying for our ABSN track with the minimum transferable credits, then you must complete the Concordia Common Experience CORE courses listed below:

Course TitleCredits
Academic Research and Writing3
Fundamentals of Communication3
Fine Arts3
US History3
Introduction to Literature3

Please contact our admissions counselors to learn more about our ABSN prerequisites and eligibility requirements.

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