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Dismissal from the Nursing Program
A student will be dismissed from the program when, in the judgment of the
Admission, Progression, and Graduation (APG) Committee, there is a lack of
progress toward the degree. Lack of progress will include, but will not be limited
to, the following:
Failure to:
Achieve a 2.0 semester grade point average in any two consecutive semesters.
Earn a grade of C (2.0) or S (satisfactory) in any two required nursing courses
didactic or practicum/clinical) on the first attempt.
Achieve a minimum grade of C (2.0) in any required nursing didactic course or
S (Satisfactory) in any required nursing practicum/clinical course by the second
Achieve a grade of C in three (3) or more general education courses required
for the B.S.N. degree. Of the three courses, only two (2) failures will be allowed
in science course work. Any grade below a C is considered unsatisfactory
Meet Indiana University Southeast essential abilities expectations.
Meet expectations of the IU Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities
and Conduct.
Falsification of records or reports, plagiarism, or cheating on an examination,
quiz, or any other assignment are cause for dismissal (See IU Code of Student
Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct).
The faculty reserves the right to dismiss any student whose personal integrity,
health, or conduct demonstrates unfitness to continue preparation for the
profession of nursing. Integrity and conduct will be judged according to the
standards of the most recent Code for Nurses as adopted by the American
Nurses’ Association.
The dismissal of any student is contingent upon review by the Admission,
Progression, and Graduation Committee. Student dismissal is subject to the
IU Southeast appeal process.