Skip to content

FLCC Nursing Advising Guide for Transfer Students

Traditional B.S. Nursing Program

Nursing Prerequisite Course Requirements

Finger Lakes and Fisher Courses Equivalencies for Nursing Program
Finger Lakes Community College CourseFisher Equivalent Course
BIO 171 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 131 & 131L - Anatomy & Physiology I (with lab)
BIO 172 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 132 & 132L - Anatomy & Physiology II (with lab)
BIO 230 - Microbiology BIOL 107 - Microbes & Disease
CHM 121 - General Chemistry I CHEM 120 - Introduction to Chemistry
MAT 121 or MAT 200 - Statistics ECON 221 - Statistics I
NS 115 - Introduction to Nutrition BIOL 108 - Fundamentals of Nutrition
PSY 200 - Developmental Psychology PSYC 231 - Development Across the Lifespan

Required PHL 103 Ethics.

Additional liberal arts courses from humanities, social sciences, math/natural science, and other liberal arts courses to reach a total minimum of 60 liberal arts hours. Please contact an admissions counselor at Fisher and your advisor at FLCC to review options for completing this requirement.

Application to Begin the Clinical Year

Priority review of completed nursing applications begins April 1. Applicants enrolled in participating 2+2 nursing programs must have all documentation submitted no later than April 1 if applying to begin the program in the fall. All other applicants will be reviewed on a space available basis for fall and alternatively for the spring semester. Review of completed applications will continue for both the fall and spring semesters as capacity allows.

  • To be considered for admission to the clinical portion of the program students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 with preference to (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Grade of C or higher required in each of the seven nursing prerequisite courses listed above and at least a cumulative prerequisite GPA of 2.4.
  • Ethics, with a grade of C or higher, must be completed prior to beginning the program.
  • Note: Cumulative GPA is calculated using all undergraduate college-level coursework.
  • Score 84% or higher on the Math Assessment Level A exam (two attempts allowed).


Last Updated: 2022/2023