BSN Dismissal Policies

Dismissal may occur for the following reasons:

  • The student receives below a 75% in any of the program’s general education courses.
  • The student receives below a 77% in any of the program’s nursing theory courses.
  • The student receives a FAIL in any of the program’s nursing clinical courses.
  • The student accumulates greater than three (3) hours of absence in the theory component of the Behavioral Health course or is absent for more than one (1) day in a nursing theory courses in any term excluding the Behavioral Health course.
  • The student misses any clinical hours in the clinical component of the Behavioral Health course, or more than one (1) day of clinical absence in the clinical component of one (1) course in any term excluding the Behavioral Health course.
  • The student fails to attend the first clinical day and/or mandatory computer training.
  • The student fails to make up any absences before progressing to the next term.
  • The student fails to pass with Comprehensive Predictor Examination with a score of 94% or more.
  • The student commits unsafe nursing practice.
  • The student does not complete a minimum of twenty-eight (28) hours of community service by the end of the program.
  • The student fails to complete enrollment in the Orange County Medical Reserve Corps before the end of the second term of his or her academic program.