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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate 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 upper division credits of nursing and 6 credits of support courses at the 300 level or above. To be admitted, an applicant must have a current licensure as a Registered Nurse, a minimum of 63 non-remedial college credits and a GPA 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 45 credits in Liberal Studies for graduation.

Required Non-Nursing Courses - Credits: 6


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 GPA for admission.

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

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

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