C-4. Course Time Limit
Target Group: Basic BSN and RN-BSN Students
Policy Type: Revision
To establish a course time limit for key required course work applied to the nursing undergraduate degree.
- Knowledge and competencies developed in courses that fulfill the requirements for anatomy, physiology, microbiology, statistics and life span development are considered to be time-limited for individuals pursuing an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. If any of these courses were taken more than seven (7) years prior to admission to the nursing undergraduate degree, the program applicant must validate the related knowledge and competencies through testing, portfolio, or repeating the course to be eligible for admission and/or progression.
- The Registered Nurse student pursuing a BSN degree is exempt from this policy.
Effective Date: Fall 2003
Approved by: Admission, Progression, Graduation Committee: December 7, 2009
Approved by: Council of Nursing Faculty: December 12, 2009
III. General Policies
- C-1 Annual Requirements and Registering for Nursing Classes
- C-2 Approval of Undistributed Courses
- C-3 Definition of Clock Hour per Credit Hour
- C-4 Course Time Limit
- C-5 Essential Abilities
- C-6 Nursing Scholarships / Financial Assistance
- C-7 Academics and Grievances
- C-8 Use of Social Media and other Electronic Communication
- C-9 Withdrawal from Nursing Courses
- C-10 Dismissal Policy
- C-11 Reinstatement to the Nursing Major
- C-12 Clinical Contracts
- C-13 Student Retention Algorithm