PCHCS Handbook 2023-2024

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (PCHCS)—Department of Health Science 2023–2024 162 Bachelor of Health Science (B.H.Sc.)—Online Degree Completion Program Because the B.H.Sc. Online Degree Completion program is delivered in a distance format, not all of the policies contained in this handbook are applicable to B.H.Sc. students. Policies that are not covered in this section are addressed in previous sections of the handbook. The following policies are specific to B.H.Sc. Online Degree Completion program students. Academic Promotions and Progression The progress of each student through the curriculum requires satisfactory academic performance. Each prerequisite course must be completed in sequence as outlined by the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog 2022–2023. All students must complete the general education coursework, major requirements, and electives for graduation eligibility. Academic Warning B.H.Sc. students whose semester GPA falls below 2.0 (regardless of the cumulative GPA), or who fail a course regardless of GPA may be given an academic warning. Attendance All of the B.H.Sc. courses are designed in distance learning formats. Each student holds the responsibility to fulfill all class requirements, access recommended resources, and meet the appropriate deadlines for assignment submission and exams. Students are required to access and participate in their web-based class at least once per week to complete assignments. Grading Policies and Procedures Courses for the Bachelor of Health Science Program are graded on an alpha scale. Alpha Grade A AB+ B BC+ C CD+ D F Scale 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.0 Percent 94–100 90–93 87–89 84–86 80–83 77–79 74–76 70–73 67–69 60–66 Below 60