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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 [Archived Catalog]

Nursing Major (A.A.S.)

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Major code AA2342

Ohio University–Zanesville, Ohio University–Chillicothe, and Ohio University–Southern offer a two-year nursing program. Upon completing the program, you receive an Associate in Applied Science with a major in nursing and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006; telephone 800.669.1656 ext. 153. All nursing courses (NURS) must be completed with a grade of C or better.

To apply, you must be a high school graduate or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). A high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or established college GPA of 2.75 or better is expected. To be reviewed by the selection committee, you must have completed courses in biology, algebra, and chemistry at the high school or college level with a grade of C or better in each course. All students are required to take the ACT COMPASS examination before admission to the nursing program. “Scores” of Tier I Quantitative, English 151, and reading level of at least 80 are expected. The ACT COMPASS examination is administered on all campuses.

Technical Requirements: 64 hours

The sequence of the first-year support courses may not be altered; second-year support course sequence may be altered with permission. A curriculum sheet with the actual sequencing outline can be obtained from the Associate’s Degree Nursing Office.

General Requirements: 43 hours

Complete the following courses, as well as three elective hours (Fine Arts, Humanities, C S 120, PSY 273 are suggested):

Minimum Hours Required for Graduation: 107

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