School of Nursing

A-1 - Academic Standing for Students Enrolled in the Nursing Major

Target Group:  Basic BSN and RN-BSN Students

Policy Type:  Revision

Policy:

Good Standing: Students who maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and earn a grade of “C”(2.0) or better in all required general education and didactic courses and a grade of “S” in all required practicum/clinical courses will be considered in good standing.

Academic Probation: A student will be placed on probation when any of the following conditions exist:

  1. The cumulative GPA falls below “C” (2.0).
  2. The semester GPA falls below “C” (2).
  3. A grade below “C” (2.0) has been received in a required didactic course or a grade of “F” has bee earned in a required practicum/clinical course.

Academic probation will be removed when all of the following conditions exist:

  1. The cumulative GPA is “C” (2.0) or higher.
  2. The semester GPA is “C” (2.0) or higher.
  3. A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) has been received in the required didactic courses completed, and a grade of “S” has been earned in the required practicum/clinical courses completed.
  4. All other specific conditions, if required, have been met.

Effective Date:  Fall 1993

Approved by:  Admission, Progression, Graduation Committee: December 7, 2009
Approved by:  Council of Nursing Faculty: December 12, 2009

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