Post-Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Course Organization

The Post-Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum is delivered over two years as follows.

Year One
Total Credit Units: 51

Spring and Summer Term 1 (May - June)
Credit Units: 9

  • NURS 200.3 Nursing Foundations Perspectives and Influences
  • NURS 202.3 Assessment and Components of Care I
  • NURS 204.3 Communication and Professional Relationships

Spring and Summer Term 2 (June - August)
Credit Units: 12

  • NURS 203.3 Assessment and Components of Care II
  • NURS 205.3 Research for Evidence-Informed Practice
  • PHAR 250.3 Pharmacology for Nursing
  • NURS 220.3 Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care

Term 1 (Sept - Dec) 
Credit Units: 15

  • NURS 221.3 Patient and Family Centered Care in Clinical Practice
  • NURS 201.3 Perspectives on Health, Wellness, and Diversity in a Global Context
  • NURS 305.6 Core Competencies for the Management of Complex Patient Care
  • NURS 332.3 Exploring Complexity and Acuity

Term 2 (Jan - April) 
Credit Units: 15

  • NURS 306.3 Exploring Chronicity and Aging
  • NURS 307.3 Integrating Mental Health into Nursing
  • NURS 328.3 Therapeutic Interventions for Individuals and Groups
  • NURS 308.3 Integrating Mental Health Nursing within Practice
  • NURS 333.3 Complex Nursing Care Practice

Year Two
Total Credit Units: 42

Spring and Summer Term 1 (May - June) 
Credit Units: 9

  • NURS 330.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing
  • NURS 304.3 Family Nursing
  • NURS 322.3 Leadership in Education and Care

Spring and Summer Term 2 (July - August)
Credit Units: 3

  • NURS 331.3 Maternal Child and Adolescent Family Centered Nursing Practice

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

Either:

  • NURS 430.3 Community Health Nursing: Building Partnerships
  • NURS 431.6 Community Nursing Practice
  • NURS 422.3 Issues in Leadership and Management: Transformative Practice in Health Care Organizations
  • NURS 440.3 Interprofessional Perspectives: Health Systems and Policy Development within a Global Context

OR:

  • NURS 450.9 Practice Integration
  • NURS 441.3 Transitioning to Professional Practice
  • Restricted NURS Elective.3*

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

  • NURS 430.3 Community Health Nursing: Building Partnerships
  • NURS 431.6 Community Nursing Practice
  • NURS 422.3 Issues in Leadership and Management: Transformative Practice in Health Care Organizations
  • NURS 440.3 Interprofessional Perspectives: Health Systems and Policy Development within a Global Context

OR:

  • NURS 450.9 Practice Integration
  • NURS 441.3 Transitioning to Professional Practice
  • Restricted NURS Elective.3*

*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.