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Academic Regulations and Requirements

The following information is documented in the Undergraduate Calendar. When using information from the Undergraduate Calendar, please ensure you are working with the version from the year in which you were admitted to your current program. 

Program Probation

A student’s academic performance is reviewed at the end of each term. To continue in the B.Sc.N. Program in good academic standing a student must obtain a cumulative GPA of at least 5.0. A student whose cumulative GPA is at least 4.5 may continue in the program and will be placed on program probation for the duration of one academic year. A student may be placed on program probation only once during the program.

Removal from Program

A student whose cumulative GPA is less than 5.0, and who has not been granted program probation, may not continue in the program. A student who fails to raise their cumulative GPA to 5.0 at the completion of the program probation may not continue in the program. After repeating a required Health Science (HTHSCI) or Nursing (NURSING) course, a student who fails to meet the minimum passing grade requirement or Pass designation may not continue in the program. A student who does not maintain continuous enrollment in the program without having been granted a Leave of Absence and/or who fails to complete the program requirements for graduation within the maximum allowable time may not continue in the program.

See more definitions of terms in the Glossary of the Undergraduate Calendar 

Cumulative Grade Point Average

The Cumulative GPA is the weighted average based on the Graded Units taken throughout the undergraduate career.  The Repeating Courses regulation, effective September 1, 2018, will affect the calculation of subsequent Cumulative GPA.

Term Grade Point Average

The Term GPA is a weighted average based on the Graded Units taken in the term.

Fall-Winter Average

The Fall-Winter Average is a weighted average based on the grades attained in the Fall and Winter Terms. Overload courses and Extra courses are included in the Fall-Winter Average.

Spring-Summer Average

The Spring-Summer Average is a weighted average based on the grades attained in the Spring and Summer Term. Overload courses and Extra courses are included in the Spring-Summer Average.

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