Department of Nursing
Students who are admitted into the nursing program are considered nursing students. In order to complete the nursing program, majors are required to maintain a minimum adjusted GPA of 2.00 or higher (Institutional GPA). Students who do not satisfy a minimum-grade requirement will automatically be dismissed from the ASU nursing program. Nursing students must earn a minimum grade of C in all nursing courses to remain in good standing in the nursing program. A student who earns less than a C in (or withdraws from) a nursing course at ASU will be dismissed from the program.
A student who is dismissed from the nursing program for a single violation of the minimum-grade requirements explained above may apply to the Department of Nursing for readmission to the program. The Department of Nursing will consider each request on a case-by-case basis.
However, nursing students are permitted no more than two attempts to successfully complete the nursing curriculum (program). Attempt is defined as any recorded grade of less then C (D, F, WF, and W). Attempts include nursing coursework transferred into the University from other nursing programs. Thus a student who transfers in a grade lower than C in a nursing course and then makes a grade below C in a nursing course at ASU will be dismissed from the program and will not be considered for readmission.
Nursing students will have additional requirements related to liability insurance, CPR certification, physical examination, background checks, and substance (drug) screenings, immunizations, and TB skin test. Some clinical agencies require students to show proof of health insurance. Students receive information regarding these additional requirements after acceptance. Students may be assessed additional costs related to the program (i.e. liability insurance, uniforms, skills lab fees, and testing fees).