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2010-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing (BSN)

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Nursing Department

Requirements for the Major - Credits: 39

This totally online RN to BSN Completion program requires 33 credits of nursing and 6 credits of support courses. To be admitted  an applicant must have a current licensure as a Registered Nurse, a minimum of 63 non-remedial college credits and a QPA of 2.5. All credits from Associate Degree programs are transferred in. Thirty credits are granted through advanced placement for diploma graduates. All students must also have a total of 48 credits in Liberal Studies for graduation.

Degree Completion in Two Years

Total of 39 credits of Nursing and support credits are possible to be taken within a two year period of time. There is no statute of limitation, so courses can be taken as a part-time or full-time load.

Academic Standing

Students applying to the RN to BSN upper division nursing program are required to have a minimum of 2.5 QPA for admission.

Students in the RN to BSN program must maintain a 2.5 QPA throughout the nursing program. The students must have and maintain BOTH the cumulative and the Nursing major 2.5 QPA.

BSN majors must attain a grade of C or better in all nursing major theory courses and pass all practica. In the event that a final course grade of C or practicum grade of P is not attained, the course and/or practicum may be repeated one time. Failure to achieve the required theory or practicum grade on the second attempt will result in the removal of the student from the nursing major.

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