Shane O'Donohue

Shane O'Donohue

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major Read More

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Glen Oaks Community College

Program Guide: Nursing

First Year

First Semester
COM 121 3
NSM 151 4
World Perspectives elective 4
NSB 121 4
15
Second Semester
COM 122 3
Social Science elective 4
Humanities elective 4
SSP 101 4
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
SSP 210 4
NSA 210 4
NSC 133 4
Humanities elective 4
16
Second Semester
NSC 134 4
U.S. Diversity elective 4
NSB 230 4
NSA 211 4
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.N.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-SSP course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  SSA 201, HUF 261, HUL 234, HUR 231
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HUL 201, SSS 121, SSS 220

Application/Admission Criteria

Admission to the nursing program is competitive. Students who only meet minimum requirements may not be competitive. Multiple selection criteria are used to determine admission to the nursing program. These include but are not limited to:

  • Declare nursing as a major prior to nursing application submission
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (includes non-GVSU college credits) and complete all pre-requisite courses with a "C" (not C-) or higher
  • A completed nursing application by the deadline
  • Competitive grades in the pre-requisite courses required for admission
  • An interview
  • Other areas as detailed on the nursing application
  • Starting Fall 2012: Adhere to the Kirkhof College of Nursing repeat policy: Students may repeat three pre-requisite courses and two of those courses can be BMS, CHM, or BIO

Please note: A grade of "C" (2.0) is considered a failure in all required nursing courses (designated by NUR). Students who ail more than one nursing course will not be allowed to remain in the program. Withdrawal from a course in failing status will be considered a course failure regardless of when the withdrawal occurs.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu