Im in a BSN program which is 3 years (yea I know, long) and is 6 semesters long.
I only really heard the term credits when I went to a quarter school, we typically talk in terms of units.
For passing you have to get a 73% to pass any class and if you fail a class, when you retake it, you have to get at least an 80%.
If you fail it again, or you fail two classes you will be dropped from the program completely and will most likely have to change your major.
But sem 1 is 11 units
Its comprised of:
Process- Once a week for 2 hours and 50 minutes
Theory (Pathophysiology)- Once a week for 2 hours and 50 minutes
Pharm- Once a week for 2 hours and 50 minutes
Skills- Once a week for 4 hours
Process- once a week for 2 hrs
Theory-(Med/surg) twice a week, 4 hrs total
Clinicals- once a week for 8 hrs
Skills- once a week for 4 hrs
The semester I am currently in is Sem 3:
Clinicals- 2 days a week for 6 hrs each
and everything else is the same as the other semesters.
Each class is totally separate from the others, so the point scale varies from class to class. Clinicals are our only classes that are credit/ no credit. Our lab class is similar to yours, we have modules and critical thinking activities we turn in every week and one midterm and a final. Semesters 6-8 do not include a lab class.
We started out with 84 students, but Im not sure how many we have now. The person I was closest to actually didnt make it last semester and has been removed from the program
. My current estimate of students is around 79-76 students left. Semester 5 and 7 are also known to be the hardest semesters so I am nervous.
I wonder my schools drop out rate. After looking at some of the past graduate classes pictures, they look incredibly small! Some of them looked as small as 30-40 people! And to compare that to 80+ is scary.