The Pre-Nursing track includes 28 credit hours (two semesters excluding summer sessions) of general education and science coursework. Students admitted to the Pre-Nursing track will be guaranteed a space in the Associate of Science in Nursing program at Cabarrus College on a space available basis after meeting the following conditions:

  • All courses in the Pre-Nursing track have been completed by prior transfer credit (for applicable courses) or by completion at Cabarrus College. BIO 100, BIO 210 and BIO 220 must be completed at Cabarrus College (transfer credit is not accepted) with a grade of “87” or higher on the first attempt.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher achieved for all courses taken at Cabarrus College.
  • Evidence of completion of a state approved Nurse Aide I course within the last 14 months or be on the current N.C. NA I registry prior to enrolling in the first nursing course. A list of state approved programs is available at
  • Successful completion of BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Students who are not accepted into the Associate of Science in Nursing program at the completion of the Pre-Nursing track may change to the Life Sciences track to complete an Associate of Science degree or request to change their major to another program at Cabarrus College.