Christian Ministries/Intercultural Ministries--Nursing
Consortial Program with Ohio University-Chillicothe
Ohio Christian University offers a Nursing program in a consortia agreement with Ohio University-Chillicothe. This program is coordinated for students who plan to combine nursing skills with intercultural ministry work either in North America or overseas. This program does not lead to a four-year, baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Students who successfully complete the program are qualified to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and the Higher Learning Commission of the NCA, and is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded an Associate of Arts degree from Ohio University-Chillicothe in nursing and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Christian University.
Admittance to this program by Ohio Christian University does not guarantee admittance to the corresponding program at Ohio University-Chillicothe.
Upon admittance to the program by Ohio Christian University it is the responsibility of the student to apply for admittance to Ohio University-Chillicothe and meet all prerequisites for matriculation in the corresponding program at Ohio University-Chillicothe. Academic counselors at Ohio Christian University will assist students with this process.
The curriculum at Ohio Christian University requires cores in Religion and General Education as well as a major area of study. These programs provide the student with the opportunity to concentrate in nursing in a two-year program, and to concentrate in religion in a four-year program. Because the program is a dual-degree program students may need to plan for an additional one or two semesters to complete requirements at both institutions.
In order to receive a recommendation from Ohio Christian University for admission to the Nursing program at Ohio University-Chillicothe, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75 through all course work attempted. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree from Ohio University-Chillicothe in nursing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Intercultural Ministries/Nursing from Ohio Christian University.
Students enrolled in this consorital program should be able to graduate with an associate's degree from Ohio Univeristy-Chillicothe prior to completing graduation requirements for a bachelor's degree at Ohio Christian University.
Upon graduation from Ohio Christian University, the graduate should:
- Possess a biblically-based Wesleyan theology of missions.
- Be able to demonstrate the uniqueness of Christianity.
- Understand the principles of cross-cultural communication and how these dynamics can affect cross-cultural ministry.
- Experience a significant cross-cultural exchange and exhibit ability to adjust within a culture other than one's own.
- Affirm a personal calling to a cross-cultural ministry.
Technical Major-Nursing 69 hours
Nursing courses and the nursing degree will be from Ohio University-Chillicothe. Please see Ohio University-Chillicothe catalog for admissions requirements and current program requirements. Nursing and related courses trasferred from Ohio University-Chillicothe to Ohio Christian University include 102 quarter hours (69 semester hours). In addition, graduates must complete a core of 30 hours in Religion.
General Education Core = 64 hours
Religion Core = 16 hours
Nursing and related courses transferred from Ohio University-Chillicothe to Ohio Christian University include 102 quarter hours (69 semester hours). In addition, graduates must complete a core of 30 hours in Religion.
History Elective- 3 Hours
Literature Elective- 3 Hours
Bible Electives (Must be 300 or above)- 3 Hours