Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Bscn) Collaborative Program Become a future nursing leader recognized for your passion for knowledge, inquiry, human science and social justice.

General information

Program code
BSCN
Duration
8 Semesters (4 Years)
Credential
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (from York University)
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Winter 2018 Barrie
Fall 2018 Owen Sound, Barrie

Program description

The philosophy and curriculum of this collaborative program incorporate and utilize the concepts of caring and human science as the basis of nursing practice. Students work collaboratively with peers and faculty to explore nursing knowledge and caring practice. In the classroom, student learning activities focus on the nursing care of individuals, families, groups and the global community. In the practice setting, under the guidance of a practicum mentor or preceptor, students integrate knowledge from program courses to provide holistic, client-centred nursing care. In order to provide quality practicum placements, students are placed in a variety of agencies in the region serviced by the campus. Students are required to provide their own transportation to practicum placements.

NOTE: years 1 and 2 are offered at Georgian and years 3 and 4 are offered through York University

This program is highly competitive. Learn about admission requirements for highly competitive programs.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with six Grade 12 U or U/C credits including:

  • Grade 12 (U) English,
  • Grade 12 (U) Biology,
  • Grade 12 (U) Chemistry OR Grade 12 (U) Physics
  • Grade 12 (U) Mathematics. Recommended 80% average. *

Mature applicants may also be considered for admission and must meet subject prerequisites prior to registration with a minimum grade of 70% in the prerequisite courses and an overall average of 75%. Applicants from the Pre-Health Science program (available from Georgian College) must also be graduates of that program.

Non-secondary school applicants must also meet the following criteria:

  • Be 21 years or older by December 31 of year of admission
  • Must not have been enrolled in a formal education program for a minimum of two years if applying as mature student. A recent resume and cover letter is required.
  • Must have no recent unfavourable academic performance.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Georgian or York websites to verify specific course pre-requisites. We will consider a combination of OACs and Grade 12 U or M courses for all secondary school applicants.

*Note: Enrolment in this program is limited. The admission average is determined annually and may be higher for acceptance in any given intake.

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with six Grade 12 U credits including Grade 12 (U) English (ENG4U), Grade 12 (U) biology (SBI4U), Grade 12 (U) chemistry (SCH4U) OR Grade 12 (U) physics (SPH4U); plus any Grade 12 (U) mathematics. Recommended 80% average** ** A minimum grade of 70% is required in each of the 4 pre-requisite courses.

Non-Secondary school applicants:

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics, and biology and chemistry or physics courses taken at Georgian College with 75% average in the pre-requisite courses**. A recent resume and cover letter is also required.
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Graduate of Pre-health Sciences* with 70% graduating average and 75% average in the 4 pre-requisite courses**.
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics, and biology and chemistry or physics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (12U or 12M level) with 75% average**. A recent resume and cover letter is also required.
  • English, Literature or Communication and mathematics credit courses and most biology and chemistry or physics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities with an overall GPA of 70% and 75% average in the 4 pre-requisite courses**

* available from Georgian College.
** A minimum grade of 70% is required in each of the 4 pre-requisite courses.

In addition, non-secondary school applicants must also meet the following criteria:

  • Be 21 years or older by December 31 of year of admission
  • Must not have been enrolled in a formal education program for a minimum of two years if applying as mature student. A recent resume and cover letter is required.
  • Must have no recent unfavourable academic performance

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Georgian or York websites to verify specific course pre-requisites. We will consider a combination of OACs and Grade 12 U or M courses for all secondary school applicants.

Note: Enrolment in this program is limited. While we’ve specified minimum GPA requirements, the admission average is determined annually and may be higher for acceptance in any given intake.

Pathways

View the Nursing (Collab Degree Prog) articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • NURS1511 Development of Self as Nurse: Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing 1
  • NURS1521 Health and Healing: Client Centred Care for Individuals in Gerontology and Maternal Infant Settings
  • NURS1531 Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • NURS1532 Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • NURS1541 Health and Healing: Wellness Across the Lifespan
  • NURS1542 Health and Healing:Introductory Nursing Skills
  • NURS1543 Health and Healing: Health Assessment
  • NURS2512 Development of Self as Nurse: Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing 2
  • NURS2513 Development of Self as Nurse: Ethical Ways of Knowing and Caring
  • NURS2522 Health and Healing:Client Centered Care of Individuals with Common Health Challenges
  • NURS2523 Health and Healing: Client-Centred Care of Individuals with Complex Health Challenges
  • NURS2533 Processes of Human Diseases 1
  • NURS2543 Processes of Human Diseases 2
  • NURS2544 Health and Healing:Complex Nursing Skills and Health Assessment
  • NURS2550 Pharmacology

Gerontology or Maternal Infant Setting Practicum Selection

    Humanities Electives