The Bellin College Developing Academic Skills and Habits (DASH) Program provides academic support to students who do not meet the admissions requirements for our direct admit option*. The goal of the program is to help students achieve the standards needed to enroll in the Sophomore Transfer Option (STO) their second year.
Academic Plan for Freshman Year:
|Fall||• Student Success (2)
• Biology (4)
• Psychology (3)
• Intermediate Algebra (3)
• Composition and Professional Writing (3)
|Spring||• Introduction to Health Sciences (1)
• Anatomy & Physiology (5)
• Developmental Psychology (3)
• General Chemistry (4)
If students achieve at least a cumulative 3.0 G.P.A. in their first two semesters, they may apply as a BSN STO or a BSRS STO and join that cohort. The Student Success and Introduction to Health Sciences courses are Pass/Fail and would make up three General Education credits in total. Applicants must have completed all required high school courses to be eligible.
The following high school units are required:
- English (4)
- Biology (1)
- Social Science (3)
- Chemistry (1)
- Algebra (1)
- Advanced Science (1)
- Advanced Math (2)
*Direct admit requirements (does not apply to DASH Program admits):
Nursing: 3.25 cumulative GPA and a ACT composite score of 23
Radiologic Sciences: 3.0 cumulative GPA and a ACT composite score of 20
Contact our admissions team for more details!