RN to BS Academic Standing and Graduation Requirements

RN to BS, Nursing Academic Standing Policy

In order to continue with good standing in the RN to BS, Nursing Program, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Maintain a 2.75 or higher cumulative grade point average.
  • Receive no grade lower than a "C".

Students failing to maintain these standards will be notified and may be subject to dismissal from the RN to BS, Nursing program.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements for the RN to Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing:

  • Total Credits - Completion of a minimum of 124 credits which includes transfer course work and credits for NCLEX-RN.
  • Upper Division Credits - Completion of 43 total upper division credits numbered above 2999 which include the 34 required upper division Nursing credits (11 courses), Tier 2 Cross Cultural, and Capstone requirements
  • Quality of Grades - Cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
  • Residence - Spend a minimum of one year, full-time standing, in residence.
  • General Education Program - Completion of required general education course work after transfer work accepted.
  • Application for Graduation - Apply for graduation during the semester preceding the one in which expected completion of the degree.
  • Comprehensive Exam (CAAP)- Exit exam taken by all baccalaureate student who live within 50 miles of the NNU Campus.