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College of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Course Organization

Following the pre-professional year, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is delivered over three terms in the second and third year and two terms in the final year.

Year Two
Total Credit Units: 36

Term 1 (Sept-Dec)
Total Credit Units: 15

  • MCIM 223.3 Principles of Microbiology and Immunology for Nursing
  • PHSI 208.6 Human Body Systems (1/2)
  • NURS 200.3 Nursing Foundations: Perspectives and Influences
  • NURS 202.3 Assessment and Components of Care I
  • NURS 204.3 Communication and Professional Relationships

Term 2 (Jan-Apr)
Total Credit Units: 15

  • PHSI 208.6 Human Body Systems (2/2)
  • PHAR 250.3 Pharmacology for Nursing
  • NURS 201.3 Perspectives on Health, Wellness and Diversity in a Global Context
  • NURS 203.3 Assessment and Components of Care II
  • NURS 220.3 Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care

Term 3 (May-June)
Total Credit Units: 6

  • NURS 205.3 Research for Evidence Informed Practice
  • NURS 221.3 Patient and Family Centered Care in Clinical Practice

Year Three
Total Credit Units: 36
Term 1 (Sept-Dec)
Total Credit Units: 15

  • NURS 304.3 Family Nursing
  • NURS 311.3 Core Competencies for the Management of Complex Patient Care I
  • NURS 321.3 Therapeutic Intervention for Individuals and Groups
  • NURS 307.3 Integrating Mental Health into Nursing
    NURS 308.3 Integrating Mental Health Nursing within Practice
    or
  • NURS 330.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing
    NURS 331.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing Practice
    or
  • NURS 332.3 Exploring Complexity and Acuity*
    NURS 333.3 Complex Nursing Care Practice*

Term 2 (Jan-Apr)
Total Credit Units: 15

  • NURS 306.3 Exploring Chronicity and Aging
  • NURS 312.3 Core Competencies for the Management of Complex Patient Care II
  • NURS 322.3 Leadership in Education and Care
  • NURS 307.3 Integrating Mental Health into Nursing
    NURS 308.3 Integrating Mental Health Nursing within Practice
    or
  • NURS 330.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing
    NURS 331.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing Practice
    or
  • NURS 332.3 Exploring Complexity and Acuity*
    NURS 333.3 Complex Nursing Care Practice*

Term 3 (May-June)
Total Credit Units: 6

  • NURS 307.3 Integrating Mental Health into Nursing
    NURS 308.3 Integrating Mental Health Nursing within Practice
    or
  • NURS 330.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing
    NURS 331.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing Practice

* NURS 332/333 must be completed in Term 1 or Term 2 at all sites.


Year Four

Total Credit Units: 30 (over two terms)

*To submit a course for approval as a NURS Elective.3 please review College of Nursing Restricted Elective Course Approval Process. Please fill out this form and forward with a detailed course outline to your nursing advisor.