Jul 21, 2024  
Mercy College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CNR Teach Out Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program, B.S

Deborah Hunt, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Nursing

Susan Wilson, ANP, RN, Executive Director, Bronx campus


Please note: Changes to this page have been made.  See the Catalog Addendum   for details.

This program is exclusively for and limited to continuing College of New Rochelle students as part of a teach out plan filed by The College of New Rochelle and approved by the New York State Education Department and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This program cannot accept new students and the teach out of this program will be terminated as of March 1, 2023.

Starting in fall 2021, continuous enrollment is required to continue in the teach out programs.

Students who are part of the teach out must complete their academic program of study and have their degree conferred before the termination date of the teach out program.  Mercy College will be unable to award a teach out degree as of March 1, 2023.

Note: All CNR Teach-Out students must adhere to the Academic Regulations, Policies, and Procedures of Mercy College. Please see the Academic Regulations and Procedures and Student Policies  section of this catalog for more information.

Bachelor of Science in Accelerated Second Degree Nursing

Prerequisite Courses
(A&P I,/Lab, A&P II/ Lab, Gen Chem/Lab, Psych, Stats,
Micro/Lab, Developmental Psych, Nutrition)
25 credits
General Education 36 credits
Nursing Program 64 credits
Total  125 credits


Total Nursing Program Credits: 64

Progression Criteria

Once accepted as a B.S. Nursing major, students are required to achieve a ‘B-’ or better in all clinical nursing courses and a grade of ‘C’ in prerequisite science courses and maintain an overall GPA as follows for non-nursing courses: 

First Year GPA 2.2 or above
Second Year GPA 2.4 or above
Third Year GPA 2.4 or above
Fourth Year GPA 2.4 or above
Nursing Courses GPA must be at a 2.67 or higher

Students will not progress to the next level of the program if they do not meet the above criteria.