Specific classes you need to take vary depending on the college or university you are attending, but typically include general education courses, such as English, math, science and psychology, as well as specialized courses focusing on chemistry and anatomy, physiology, and microbiology. Clinical courses and practice experiences are also commonly required to help you gain practical experience in working with patients.
Sure, there are always specific classes to take and for someone on the path of becoming a registered nurse classes on anatomy, physiology, biology, etc., will go a long way. Although more information can be gotten from the specific college or university you intend getting your degree from.
Most registered nurse programs have prerequisite courses to complete prior to being accepted in program. You can go to school of choice and review requirements needed for the program. You will need to science courses such as anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and chemistry. Most programs may require a math and English course.
Nursing is a great field to work in, best of luck pursuing your goals!
Don't worry you won't be on your own trying to figure out what classes you'll need to take. At either community college or a university the path to becoming an RN is clearly laid out for you. Although, at the community college level you will take course prerequisites prior to admission into the nursing program. If you're attending a university these prerequisites will be included in the program.
Whatever you decide, as a nursing student, you will have tons of support and direction. It may seem overwhelming, but it's not, it's very doable!