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Progression Criteria

Once a student has been admitted to the School of Nursing, the following progression criteria must be met to remain in the program:

  • Student must achieve at least a C in all the following courses: CHEM 1124, BIOL 2354, BIOL 2364, BIOL 3274, MATH 1163, MATH 2003, PSYC 1223, SOCI 1223, NURS 1101, NURS 2013, NURS 2213 and all nursing Area of Concentration courses.
  • A student cannot repeat more than two courses. If a student must repeat more than 2 of these courses at any institution to achieve a C, he/she will not be able to continue working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at OBU. A student may repeat any one course only once.
  • Achieve a 95% score on a Medication Safety Exam each semester.
  • Achieve a minimum average of 70% on exams in all nursing courses.
  • Maintain current CPR, TB, drug screen, background check, and all required immunizations and any other clinical requirements requested by the clinical agencies.