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CORRECTION- What major should i choose?

almaa_card123almaa_card123 Registered User Posts: 221 Junior Member

Im planning to apply for the Nursing major for the colleges i have listed below. I realize that Nursing is a very impacted major that can affect my college acceptance and i was wondering which of these colleges would it be better to apply as a Health Sciences Major than a Nursing Major so that i can take my Nursing pre reqs and apply to a BSN Program later (Health Sciences Major or Nursing Major)
CSU Los Angeles
CSU Dominguez Hills
CSU Channel Islands
CSU San Bernardino
CSU Bakersfield
CSU Fresno


-CSU/UC GPA: 3.72
-EI: 3886
-SAT - Math: 420 ; Critical Reading: 490 ; Total Score: 910
-ACT - Math: 17 ; English: 21 ; Total Score: 16

Thank you!!

Replies to: CORRECTION- What major should i choose?

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 24,292 Forum Champion
    You can apply with any major and take the nursing pre-req's since none of the schools listed are direct admit programs. Going in as a Health Sciences major or any other science major is fine, even Undeclared, just check if any of these other majors are also impacted. For many campuses, Undeclared/Biology are also impacted majors, so they can be just as competitive as the Pre-Nursing major.
    I would spend your time prepping for the SAT/ACT and wait for your results instead of posting on CCC and trying to gauge your chances. As it stands now, you will have a difficult time getting into any Pre-nursing program with your current test scores but you can probably get into several of the CSU's with an alternate major.
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