Mar 22, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Wellness and Health Promotion B.S. to Accelerated Second Degree BSN Pathway

The School of Health Sciences (SHS) and the School of Nursing (SON) have partnered to create the Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) to Accelerated Second-Degree (ASD) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) pathway. This pathway is for first-time Pre-Nursing freshman students who did not gain admission to the Basic BSN program after their first year of study. Up to five pre-nursing students will be offered automatic admission to the ASD program through the WHP-ASD pathway. Students on the WHP-ASD pathway must meet all of the following requirements to gain admission into the SON’s ASD BSN track in the semester following degree attainment:

  1. Completion of all nursing prerequisites in the first year of study with a grade of B or higher in each course and with no repeated coursework. These courses include BIO 1200BIO 2006CHM 1040CHM 2010PSY 1000PHL 1100 (1000 or 1300 also accepted), and WRT 1060.
  2. A combined grade point average of 3.2 or higher in BIO 1200BIO 2006CHM 1040CHM 2010, and PSY 1000.
  3. Completion of the B.S. in WHP with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher.
  4. No repeated courses in the B.S. in WHP.
  5. Completion of CDS 3300 and CDS 3310 or BIO 2650, and PSY 2250 with a grade of B- or higher in each course.
  6. Adherence to Oakland University’s undergraduate admission requirements for second-degree students, including the completion of a second-degree application through Undergraduate Admissions.

A criminal background check and a urine drug screen are requirements for admission into the SON. A flagged background check and/or drug screen may prevent acceptance into the SON.