School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

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Graduation Requirements

Students must meet the following graduation requirements:

  1. Satisfactory completion of 120 semester hours as specified in the curriculum.
  2. Fulfillment of the required 60 semester hours of upper division credit designated by 3000-4000 level courses.
  3. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (on all college work attempted and all work attempted at the LSU Health Sciences Center) with no grade in pre-nursing, supporting or nursing courses below C.
  4. In residence for a minimum of 30 semester hours.
  5. Approval by the Admissions, Progression and Graduation Committee and recommendation given by the faculty of the School of Nursing.
  6. Attendance at pre-commencement and commencement.
  7. Verification that all materials belonging to the Health Sciences Center and cooperating agencies have been returned through the proper procedures. All indebtedness to the University must be satisfied before a diploma may be issued. These materials would include items such as library books, equipment, keys, furniture or any outstanding, unpaid balances due.