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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

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To earn the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, students must complete a minimum of 125 credits and meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy the Oakland University general education requirements.

2. Complete all requirements identified in the School of Nursing undergraduate program plan of study.

3. Achieve a final course grade of 2.5 or higher in all nursing courses and

4. Complete at least 32 credits in courses at or above the 300-level.

5. All pre licensure students

All pre licensure students (Basic-BSN and Accelerated Second Degree BSN) must take the ATI Comprehensive Predictor Exam and achieve an 88% on the “Predicted Probability of Passing NCLEX-RN on the first attempt” score (Not the “Adjusted Individual Total Score”) in order to graduate from the School of Nursing. Students who do not achieve this score will be given mandatory remediation activities to complete and then re-tested with a different version of the ATI examination on which they must achieve a score of 88% on the “Predicted Probability of Passing NCLEX-RN” score. Retesting will continue until students achieve a score of 88% on the “Predicted Probability” of Passing NCLEX-RN.

Plan of study for the Basic BSN track

Students admitted to the Basic-BSN track (direct admit or competitive admission) will follow the plan of study shown below:

Nursing Semester 6 - 14 credits

125 total credits


*PSY 225  may be taken prior to or during Nursing Semester 1.
**BIO 307  may be taken prior to or during Nursing Semester 2.
General education courses may be taken in any semester throughout the nursing curriculum. Students are encouraged to consult with an academic adviser for assistance in selecting and scheduling general education courses. In some instances, students may select one course to fulfill more than one degree requirement.

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