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CSULB help???

xxyrxx33xxyrxx33 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hi so CSULB accepted me as a Pre-Bio Molecular Cell/ Physio major, I selected that because I want to pursue med school but I'm not sure if I should attend CSULB or just do Community College and transfer to a UC. If I do attend CSULB but change my mind about med school and decide to do nursing would I be able to change my major to nursing at CSULB??

Replies to: CSULB help???

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 26,394 Forum Champion
    How to declare a Nursing major at CSULB:
    To be considered for admission to the major, applicants must demonstrate the following. Applicants must submit a separate program application to the School of Nursing. In reviewing applications, a personal profile is developed for each applicant based on GPA in pre–requisite courses and the General Assessment Test. The largest weight in the profile is derived from the pre–requisite science courses GPA, with typical courses being 3.25 or higher and no grades below “C.” Applicants with the highest profile scores are selected for admission. The number of applicants who can be admitted is limited by space availability. It is anticipated that about 72 students will be admitted each fall and spring from hundreds of applications. . Additional information about the admissions review process and statistics on those accepted to the major is available on our School of Nursing website.

    Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.25

    Minimum lower division preparation (grade of C or better required):

    The following suite of major preparation courses must be completed with a minimum GPA of 3.0:
    Human Anatomy Lecture and Lab – 4 semester units minimum (BIOL 208 – Human Anatomy)
    Human Physiology Lecture and Lab – 4 semester units minimum (BIOL 207 – Human Physiology)
    Microbiology Lecture and Lab – 4 semester units minimum (BIOL 201– General Microbiology for Health Professionals)
    Integrated Chemistry Lecture and Lab – 5 semester units minimum (CHEM 140 – General, Organic, and Biochemistry)
    STAT 108 – Statistics for Everyday Life
    Required General Education courses not covered by major preparation courses:
    Written Communication
    Oral Communication
    Critical Thinking
    Applicants must complete a General Assessment Test given by the School of Nursing.
    Where you go for Undergrad will not influence your chances for Medical school. You want to attend a school where you can obtain a competitive GPA 3.7+, access to medically related volunteer/internships/job experience, good Pre-Med advising and a high MCAT score. If CSULB fits your aspirations, there is no reason to go to a UC.
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