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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Professional Nursing Sequence

Professional Nursing Program Requirements

Once you are accepted into the professional nursing sequence you will be expected to complete the following by the first week of your sophomore level coursework:

  • Current CPR for Professionals card from either of the following:
    • American Heart Association – CPR for Healthcare Provider (The American Heart Association card can be renewed on campus through the School of Nursing)
    • Red Cross – CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Documentation of CNA certification (Any state accepted)
  • Health history and Immunization profile up-to-date, including titers
  • Criminal background check
  • Nursing math testAcademic Resource Center (This must be completed prior to the start of your sophomore level nursing coursework.)

Progression in the Professional Nursing Program

In order to progress in the professional nursing program, students must earn a grade of C in BIOL 296 or repeat the course until a grade of C is earned. Students are expected to earn grades of C or higher in nursing courses. Students who earn grades of CD or lower (a grade of D or F will require the course be repeated) in a nursing course will be placed on probation and must earn grades of C or better in all remaining nursing courses.Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the program. In addition, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher throughout the nursing program.

Application for Admission