Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Catalog 2010 ... - Mercer University

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Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Catalog 2010 ... - Mercer University

announced deadline. A student who withdraws after the deadline will receive an F, exceptin extreme personal circumstances and with appropriate documentation, a W may beassigned.Because financial aid can be reduced by changes in enrollment status, students shouldcontact the Financial Planning Office before officially withdrawing from a course.Undergraduate ProgramTerm WithdrawalTerm withdrawal from the College occurs when the student officially withdraws fromall enrolled courses. A student may withdraw up to the mid-point in the semester,receiving the grade of W. The student must complete a Term Withdrawal Form andsubmit it to the Office of the Registrar by the announced deadline. A studentwithdrawing after the deadline will receive an F, except that in extreme personalcircumstances and with appropriate documentation, a W may be approved.Students who do not formally change their schedules, withdraw from courses, or totallywithdraw from the University may be assigned grades of F. Non-attendance does notconstitute official schedule change, withdrawal, or term withdrawal.Interruption of Progression – Intent to Re-enrollA student in good academic standing (G.P.A. 2.0 or higher) who either withdrawsfrom a nursing course(s) or fails one nursing course is eligible to petition theAdmissions, Progression, and Readmission Committee (APR). A seat is not guaranteed.The student’s GBCN academic record is reviewed and a decision is made based on thestrength of academic indicators. Students must submit an “Intent to Enroll” form and aone-two page narrative about strategies for success. The APR decision is final.General Progression1. All clinical nursing courses are designed to be sequential or concurrent.2. The usual full-time load per semester is 12-18 semester hours. The maximum full-timeload is 18 hours. More than that requires special permission of a faculty advisor.3. A minimum grade of C is mandatory in all courses required for the BSN degree;however, a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation.4. Only one nursing course is allowed to be repeated. In addition, only one withdrawalfrom a nursing course due to failing midterm status is allowed. A second withdrawalfrom a nursing course due to failing midterm status will require reapplication to theCollege (see Readmission).5. All courses in a level must be completed prior to progressing to the next level in thecurriculum.6. Upon beginning the nursing course sequence, prelicensure students must completethe program within four years. RN-BSN students must complete the Advanced Trackwithin three years.7. Prelicensure students must complete all nursing courses at this College. RN-BSNadvanced track students must complete NURN 309, 310, 311, 407, and NUR 404 atthis College.8. Any exceptions to progression are made by the Associate Dean for theUndergraduate Program.Readmission34

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