Completion of the Associate of Science degree in nursing requires a minimum grade of C in all nursing courses and in nursing curriculum support courses. Progression in the nursing sequence requires a minimum grade of C in all courses and their prerequisites/corequisites. A minimum UALR cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 must be maintained.
First year students must complete the assessment testing requirements by the designated date(s) in order to progress into NURS 2410/2420. A passing score on the assessment exit examination is required for successful completion of NURS 2350. Specific testing policies are located in the UALR Department of Nursing Student Policies and Procedure Manual.
Clinical agencies used for nursing laboratory may require additional criminal background checks, scheduled drug screening, and/or random drug screening for nursing students. Results of agency screening may prohibit participation in clinical laboratory. Nursing students prohibited from participation in laboratory at a clinical agency will not be permitted to maintain enrollment in the nursing program.