School of Nursing

A-7 - Special Credit / Advanced Standing

Target Group:  RN-BSN Students

Policy Type:  Revision

Objective:

To provide a mechanism for the RN-BSN student to apply credit for foundational courses from the Associate Degree or Diploma program towards the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree.

Policy:

  1. At the time of admission RN students will be reviewed as candidates for advanced standing in the BSN program.
  2. RN students who successfully complete the RN to BSN Transition courses and successfully complete all pre and co-requisite course work may receive advanced standing via special
  3. Special credit will be awarded for the following nursing courses once the Professional Nursing Seminars are completed and students have paid any specified credit hour special fees:
    1. B230 Developmental Issues and Health
    2. B248 Science and Technology of Nursing
    3. B249 Science and Technology Practicum
    4. H351 Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Nursing
    5. H352 Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Nursing: Practicum
    6. H353 Alterations in Health
    7. H354 Alterations in Health I: Practicum
    8. H361 Alterations in Health II
    9. H362 Alterations in Health II: Practicum
    10. H363 The Developing Family and Child
    11. H364 The Developing Family and Child: Practicum
    12. S470 Restorative Health: Multi-System Failures
    13. S471 Restorative Health: Multi-System Failures: Practicum
  4. A grade of S (Satisfactory) will be recorded on the student’s transcript for the above courses according to criteria determined by faculty.
  5. Special credit does not count toward residency credit.

Effective Date:  Fall 1990

Approved by:  Admission, Progression, Graduation Committee: February 8, 2010
Approved by:  Council of Nursing Faculty: March 15, 2010

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