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Health Sciences Requirements for Continued Matriculation

Requirements for Continued Matriculation

Student Responsibility

It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of and comply with current policies and procedures. Students who need reasonable academic accommodations based on documented disabilities are encouraged to consult with the Office of Disability Services.

Academic Requirements

To qualify for continued matriculation in programs of the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences students must meet the academic requirements of the university and of the college and program in which the student is enrolled. Academic requirements for cumulative GPA, semester GPA, science GPA and GPA for professional courses are listed on each department’s website. Students are advised to review the Appeals Procedure for Reinstatement in the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences.

Professional Skills/Technical Standards

All students in the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences must demonstrate a level of professionalism and a state of emotional and physical health which will enable them to provide safe, competent practice in their chosen professional field. All students are expected to demonstrate essential skills necessary to work accurately and safely with peers, faculty, staff, other members of the health care team and patients/clients in a variety of settings. Students must demonstrate professional behavior in all theory, practicum and pre-practicum courses. Specific Professional Competencies, Technical Standards &/or Essential Functions are listed on each department’s website. Failure to meet these Competencies and Technical Standards including professional skills in observation and examination, communication, motor function, critical thinking and behavioral/social function will result in course failure and may jeopardize continued matriculation in the student’s major.