Generic students must take all nursing courses in sequence by semester.
RN-BSN students must complete all 300 level courses prior to beginning 400 level
courses. All nursing students who have interrupted their progression for any
reason are considered to be out-of-sequence. Students not regularly progressing
must request readmission from the School of Nursing Admission, Progression, and
Once readmission is approved, out-of-sequence students will be placed in
required course(s) on a space-available basis and are placed after all normally
progressing students have been appropriately accommodated. In addition, generic
students will not be permitted to take accelerated courses.
Students may only repeat one nursing course. If a grade of “C” or better is
earned in the repeated course, the student will be permitted to continue in the
program. If less than a grade of “C” is earned in the repeated course, any
concurrent nursing courses, or any succeeding nursing courses, the student will
be dismissed from the program.
The nursing major curriculum must be completed within five (5) years from
initial enrollment into nursing courses. If unable to complete the
nursing curriculum within the five (5) years, the student must petition to and
be approved by the Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee in order to
continue in the nursing curriculum. Once progression is interrupted, the school
of nursing can not guarantee completion of the nursing curriculum within five
(5) years although every reasonable effort will be made to facilitate