Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Admission directly from CEGEP or high school (Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus)

Total (120 units) Fall Winter
1st year
30 units 
  • ANP1105 AP Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • ENG1100 AP or AR Workshop in Essay Writing
  • HSS1101 AP Determinants of Health
  • PSY1101 AP Introduction to Psychology: Foundations
  • Elective
  • ANP1106 AP Human Anatomy and Physiology II 
  • ANP1107 AP Human Anatomy and Physiology III 
  • HSS1100 AP Microbiology and Immunology
  • PHI1370 AP Philosophical Issues in Health Care 
  • Elective
2nd year
30 units
  • HSS2381 AP Quantitative Methods in Health Sciences I
  • NSG2113 AP Introduction to Nursing Science
  • NSG2317 AP Health Assessment
  • PHS4300 AP Pathophysiology
  • PSY2114 PJ Lifespan Psychology2
  • NSG2313 AP  Introduction to Nursing Practice1
  • NSG3301 AP Research in Nursing
  • PHA3112 AP Clinical Pharmacology
  • Elective
  • Elective
3rd year
30 units
  • NSG3107 AP Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness   
  • NSG3111 AP Care of the Childbearing Family
  • NSG3127 AP Nursing Professionalism and Ethics 
  • NSG3307 AP Practicum: Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness1 
  • NSG3311 AP Practicum: Childbearing Family1 
  • NSG3103 AP Theory in Nursing 
  • NSG3105 AP Care of Adults Experiencing Illness  
  • NSG3137 AP Practicum: Mental Health1
  • NSG3305 AP Practicum: Care of Adults1 Experiencing Illness 
  • NSG3320 AP Mental Health Nursing  
4th year
30 units 
  • NSG3123 AP Community Health Nursing  
  • NSG3323 AP  Practicum: Community Health Nursing1 
  • NSG4330 AP Complex Nursing Care   
  • NSG4430 AP Practicum: Complex Nursing Care (6 units)1
  • NSG4134 AP  Political and Economic Contexts of Health Care 
  • NSG4245 AP Practicum: Consolidation (9 units)1
  • SAI4120 AP Interprofessional Health Care Practice

It is important to follow this course sequence if you wish to complete the requirements of your program in four years. Any failure, withdrawal or modification of a course in this sequence could result in a delay in completing the requirements of your program.


Clinical placements may occur during the day, the evening, on weekends and some may extend until the month of May and June. The deadline to register to a clinical placement is June 30.
To find an elective, visit the course timetable. Choose advanced search, select off campus and Pembroke or course offered on-line on the location menu.
All NSG courses require a passing mark of C+.
It is mandatory for all students who have been away from clinical for more than 6 months to register and successfully complete the Clinical Update course. For more information concerning registration, please email the Academic Office.
1 Courses with clinical components
2 Courses offered by videoconference from the University of Ottawa to Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus

Registration requirements for clinical placements
Please consult the Office of Risk Management to obtain more information regarding the additional program requirements.

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