Students may progress in the Associate of Science Degree Nursing Program when they attain the following requirements:
1. Earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.00) in each of the following cognate courses: Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Principles of Microbiology, Developmental Psychology, Introduction to Sociology, Microcomputers, and Nutrition, and maintain a minimum cumulative cognate GPA of 2.50. Re-evaluation of the cognate GPA occurs prior to progressing to the 200-level nursing courses.
2. Earn a minimum grade of “C” in each nursing course and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in nursing courses. The nursing GPA will be calculated at the completion of 100-and 200-level nursing courses, and at the end of the nursing program to ensure eligibility for progression and graduation.
3. After entering the nursing program, a student may repeat only two nursing courses for any reason. Each nursing course may be repeated only one time. Nursing courses may be repeated for failure to achieve a minimum grade of “C”, or withdrawal from a course, or failure to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50 in nursing courses. A student may use any one of the options only once during the nursing program. A student who does not complete a course or who does not progress with cohorts cannot be assured of placement in the choice of a subsequent course.
Achieve a passing grade (78 and above) in Adult Health IV (NRSG 301
) by the end of midterm to progress into Nursing Practicum (NRSG 302
5. Fulfill any remedial contracts (see the Department of Nursing Associate Degree Student Handbook Supplement).
6. Present annual verification of tuberculosis screening. If the test is positive, refer to the Communicable Disease Policy in the Student Handbook for additional information.
7. Present updated immunizations including hepatitis B.
8. Verify current certification in professional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from the American Heart Association including infant, child, and adult CPR.
9. Provide evidence of health insurance.