malone what does it mean if a course is offered in alternte semesters

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What degree does Malone have?

Malone is authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to grant the following degrees: Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Master of Business Administration , Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Education, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

What is the Malone University?

The Malone University educational experience should be one in which students investigate God’s creation through major and minor areas of study, based upon a liberal arts foundation, as they discover what it means to carry out the biblical mandate of stewardship as God’s image-bearers in our world. Malone University provides students with academic advisers to help students plan and create for themselves a rich and meaningful Christian education within Malone University’s curriculum. Through its schools and departments Malone University has developed programs, courses, and other opportunities designed to equip students to understand and appreciate the theories and practices appropriate to their chosen areas of study or professional education and training. The distinction of advising at Malone University is to help students take full advantage of the University’s integration of Christianity with academic and professional goals.

How many hours of college credit does Malone offer?

Malone will grant up to a total of 20 semester hours of credit toward the Bachelor’s degree from any of these four programs.

What is academic advising at Malone University?

Academic advising is a vital part of the learning process at Malo ne University. One of the most important persons in a student’s academic experience is the adviser. Academic advising is most effective when all participants commit to the process, do their respective parts, and reflect on the implications and benefits of the results. Students should work closely with their academic advisers.#N#The Center for Student Success will assign advisers to first-year students who select majors during their first semester or first year at Malone. These assignments will be made in accordance with students’ academic interests and goals. A request for a change of adviser is permissible provided that the adviser is a faculty person in the student’s major field and the request is processed through the Center for Student Success. A student who has not declared a major will continue to be advised through the Center for Student Success, but may at any time request an assignment to a faculty adviser. See below for additional information.

How old do you have to be to audit a course?

Students who are age 60 or older may audit courses free of charge on a space available basis. (This privilege does not apply to music, advanced topics, MGMT, tutorial, online, or activity courses.) Students who are age 70 or older may take courses for credit for 50% of tuition on a space available basis. It is the student’s responsibility to notify the University of eligibility for these policies. All course fee charges will be paid by the student and are not subject to discount.

Does Malone University have a student directory?

Malone University has a policy of administering and maintaining student records which is in compliance with the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act of 1974. This policy provides students with certain rights of access to these educational records as delimited in FERPA. Directory information is subject to release by the University and includes the student’s name, local and permanent address, telephone listing, major, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height (if a member of an athletic team), dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, place of high school graduation, and most recent educational institution attended.

How many hours of correspondence does Malone take?

Malone will accept up to nine semester hours of correspondence work from an accredited institution, provided each course carries a grade of at least C and is applicable to the student’s program. Correspondence credits may not be used in meeting the residency requirements.

What are the benefits of earning my MSN at Malone University?

At Malone, you are immersed in an environment that unites Christian faith, values, and ethics in the teaching and learning of nursing. Our MSN program will richly equip you with advanced skills that are necessary to deliver exceptional care, with Christ-like compassion.

What MSN specialty tracks do you offer?

Malone offers two MSN tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP).#N#NEW! Malone is now offering a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education!

Can I afford Malone's MSN program?

Yes! Malone's tuition and fee structure is similar to that at regional and state institutions. Financial aid is available for qualified students and we also accept tuition reimbursement from employers. There are payment plans available for your convenience as well.

How long does it take to complete the MSN program?

Malone offers two pathways to earn your Master of Science in Nursing degree:

Is this an online program, or are classes held on campus?

The Malone MSN program is a hybrid-cohort program. Hybrid means that some classes within the program are online, while others are in the traditional classroom setting meeting one night a week on campus. Cohort means that students are admitted to an assigned class, and courses are taken in a specified sequence.

What if I am a new BSN graduate without the required work experience?

You may begin the part-time program with the approval of the program director. You will be gaining your work experience before starting the MSN course clinical content.

How many clinical hours will I have to complete?

The total program clinical hour requirement is 608 hours divided over three semesters designed to ensure you become advanced-practice-ready!

What are the different types of experiential learning?

Each traditional undergraduate will engage in experiential learning in one of the following areas: 1 internship 2 research 3 service learning 4 off-campus study

What is the mission of general education?

The mission of general education is to develop wise and thoughtful students who are broadly educated in the liberal arts as well as in Christian scriptures and traditions to serve as faithful ...

What is ENG 145?

ENG 145 is a prerequisite for ENG 200. Credits can be secured by examination for some general education courses.

How can students communicate effectively?

That is, students will be able to express ideas with clarity, read and listen to the ideas of others with understanding and discernment, and engage in rhetorically effective communication.

How are courses graded?

Courses are graded by letter grade (A–F) unless otherwise noted in the course description. If a course is graded other than by letter grade, this information is stated after the prerequisite listing. Also see the topic on Grading in the Academic Regulations and Policies Section. Pass/Not Pass Courses.

What is a concentration in college?

A concentration is a formalized curricular sequence established to achieve a specific goal within a major. Each academic unit or department establishes the course requirements for each major program, concentrations within a major, and related area requirements.

What is general education credit?

General Education credit (Distribution) special information (Notes), which may include: special restrictions or other requirements. repeat-for-credit notation, if course can be repeated. grading mode, if other than letter grade.

How many credit hours are required for a doctoral degree?

doctoral level only. Undergraduates are reminded that a minimum of 36 credit hours must be completed at the 300 level or above to meet graduation requirements. Course descriptions for graduate-level courses (600 and 700 level) are printed in the University Catalog. Course Credit Hours.

What is a CLN course?

CLN—Clinical (OC) A course requiring medical- or healthcare-focused experiential work where students test, observe, experiment, or practice a field or discipline in a hands-on or simulated environment.

How many credit hours are there in a semester?

Course Credit Hours. Credits for all courses are reported in credit hours. A credit hour credit equals one 50-minute class period per week or its equivalent throughout one semester. The number of credits given for each course is listed as part of the course description immediately following the course title.

What is a course description?

Course Description. The description of a course is necessarily brief and is intended to give students a concise overview of course content.

Can you repeat a C+ in college?

Students who wish to repeat courses in which they received a grade of C, C+, or B-, will not be permitted to enroll in the course until the first day of the semester, dependent upon seat availability. All grades, including those earned in repeated courses, will remain on the academic transcript.

Does a W grade affect your GPA?

A "W" grade does not affect your GPA. Please note that "W"s may affect future semesters with regard to financial aid eligibility or participation in NCAA sports. If I retake a class in which I received a “W” and earn a letter grade, will the “W” be removed? The "W" will not be removed.

Academic Advising Policy

  • Philosophy Statement
    The Malone University educational experience should be one in which students investigate God’s creation through major and minor areas of study, based upon a liberal arts foundation, as they discover what it means to carry out the biblical mandate of stewardship as God’s image-bearers …
  • Procedural Statement
    Academic advising is a vital part of the learning process at Malone University. One of the most important persons in a student’s academic experience is the adviser. Academic advising is most effective when all participants commit to the process, do their respective parts, and reflect on th…
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Academic Credit Through Examination Or Establishment of Proficiency

  • The following policies apply: 1. Tests are normally given for lower-level courses (100 and 200). Exceptions (300- and 400- level courses) must be approved by the Provost and the Department Chair/Program Director. 2. Departments shall decide which lower level courses shall be allowed credit by examination. 3. Generally, a student may not receive credit in a course which is below o…
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Change of Requirements

  • Periodically, it is necessary for the University to make changes in academic policies and programs. The University reserves the right to make these changes which can include (but not be limited to) the following: 1. Altering the number of credits and/or courses required in a major field of study 2. Changing testing programs and/or requirements based upon the University’s continui…
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Class Attendance

  • All students are expected to attend class regularly. No student may continue to live in the residence halls, participate in co-curricular activities and/or receive financial aid who does not do so. Failure to attend class does not constitute official withdrawal from a course. (See Withdrawals below.) Regular class attendance is imperative for success. Each professor has his/her own uni…
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Classification of Students

  • Auditors
    Students enrolled part-time or for more than 18 semester hours, who wish to attend a traditional classroom course without earning credit, may audit the course at 50% of the current tuition fee. Students enrolled in the traditional block tuition (12-18 hours) may register to audit courses free …
  • Degreed Students
    Students who have completed the requirements for a baccalaureate degree are permitted to take additional courses (e.g., a second degree or personal enrichment).
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Correspondence Courses

  • Malone will accept up to nine semester hours of correspondence work from an accredited institution, provided each course carries a grade of at least C and is applicable to the student’s program. Correspondence credits may not be used in meeting the residency requirements.
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Course Numbers and Notations

  1. Lower-level courses (100-299) are usually taken by freshmen and sophomores.
  2. Upper-level courses (300-499) are ordinarily available only to juniors and seniors with adequate background in that field, except by faculty permission.
  3. A Comma (101, 102) indicates that the first course must be completed before the second is elected.
  1. Lower-level courses (100-299) are usually taken by freshmen and sophomores.
  2. Upper-level courses (300-499) are ordinarily available only to juniors and seniors with adequate background in that field, except by faculty permission.
  3. A Comma (101, 102) indicates that the first course must be completed before the second is elected.
  4. Courses numbered 250 are special courses which meet a specific but temporary need.

Dean’s List

  • A list of those students who achieve academic honors is prepared for the Provost at the close of each standard semester. Students on the Dean’s List shall have carried a minimum of twelve hours with grade and shall have received a grade point average of 3.5 or above. In addition, a list is prepared recording those achieving academic honors for each academic year. Notice: For stu…
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Degrees

  • Malone is authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to grant the following degrees: Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Education, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
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Electives

  • After providing for the required general education courses and the required courses in the chosen major, students are encouraged to thoughtfully plan elective courses to strengthen their major field and broaden their education for life. These courses will help students reach the total requirement of 124 semester hours for graduation.
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