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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nursing (BSN)

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Overall Requirements and Minimums

See Degree Policies  for information regarding earned hour, residency, and minimum GPA requirements.

General Education Requirements (37-40 hrs)

Integrative and Experiential Core

  • Senior Year Experience (SYE) 

Discipline-Based Skills Development

  • Mathematics
  • Lifestyle Fitness and Wellness Series (LFW)
  • Skills Development
    • Oral/Written Communication
    • Language Proficiency
    • Laboratory and Experimental Design

Writing Intensive

     See Writing Intensive Requirements  for specifics.

Nursing Major Requirements (86 hrs)

A minimum grade of C+ must be achieved in all NURS courses.

Nursing Program Requirements

  • Students are admitted to the Nursing program once per year. The application deadline is the last Friday in January in order to begin in Fall Semester of the same year.
  • Prerequisites that must be completed prior to starting are: BIO 1810, 1820; CHEM 1100, 1110, 1200; INST 1500; PSYC 1000, 2000.
  • A minimum grade of “C+” is required in all nursing (NURS) courses. To proceed in the sequence of nursing courses, all prerequisite nursing courses must be completed with a “C+” or better.
  • A student receiving two (2) grades of C or lower in the original attempt in all nursing courses; or C-  or lower in BIO 1810, 1820, 2800, 2900; CHEM 1100, 1110; MATH 1240; PSYC 1000, 2000; or any combination of these courses will no longer be able to continue in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. A student may attempt only one nursing course twice in the BSN Program. An attempt is defined as being enrolled in a course beyond the twenty-fifth class day. Receiving a grade of C or lower or a W (withdrawal) in the original attempt of any nursing course will constitute an attempt.
  • Classes are offered during the day only. The NURS courses require three years to complete. There is no accelerated option.
  • Nursing program students must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.    

Application for Degree

Prospective graduates must submit a Graduation Application to the Office of the Registrar during the term prior to the intended final semester.

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