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

Total (120 units) Fall Winter
1st year
30 units 
  • ANP1105 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • ENG1100 Workshop in Essay Writing
  • HSS1101 AW Determinants of Health
  • PSY1101 AW Introduction to Psychology: Foundations
  • Elective
  • ANP1106 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • ANP1107 Human Anatomy and Physiology III
  • HSS1100 AW Microbiology and Immunology
  • PHI1370 Philosophical Issues in Health Care
  • Elective
2nd year
30 units
  • HSS2381 AW Quantitative Methods in Health Sciences I
  • NSG2113 AW Introduction to Nursing Science
    (prerequisites: 24 university units including ANP1105, 1106, 1107, HSS1100, 1101, PHI1370)
  • NSG2317 AW Health Assessment
    (prerequisites: 24 university units including ANP1105, 1106, 1107, HSS1100, 1101. Corequisite: PSY2114)
  • PHS4300 Pathophysiology
    (prerequisites: ANP1105, 1106 ,1107)
  • PSY2114 Lifespan Psychology
    (prerequisite: PSY1101. PSY2114 & 2105 cannot be combined for credits)
  • NSG2313 AW Introduction to Nursing Practice1
    (prerequisites or corequisites: NSG2113, 2317. Corequisites: PHA3112, PSY2114)
  • NSG3301 AW or BW Research in Nursing
    (prerequisites: HSS1101, 2381. NSG3301 & HSS3101 cannot be combined for credits)
  • PHA3112 Clinical Pharmacology
    (prerequisites: ANP1105, 1106, 1107)
  • Elective
  • Elective


3rd year
30 units
  • NSG3107 AW or BW Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313, PHA3112, PHS4300. Corequisite: NSG3307)
  • NSG3111 AW or BW Care of the Childbearing Family
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313, PHA3112, PHS4300. Corequisite: NSG3311)
  • NSG3127AW Nursing Professionalism and Ethics
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313)
  • NSG3307 AW Practicum: Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness1
    (prerequisite: NSG2313. Corequisite: NSG3107)
  • NSG3311 AW Practicum: Childbearing Family1
    (prerequisite: NSG2317. Corequisite: NSG3111)
  • NSG3103 AW Theory in Nursing
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313, PHI1370)
  • NSG3105 AW Care of Adults Experiencing Illness
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313, PHA3112, PHS4300. Corequisite: NSG3305)
  • NSG3137 AW Practicum: Mental Health1
    (prerequisite: NSG2313. Corequisite: NSG3320)
  • NSG3305 AW Practicum: Care of Adults Experiencing Illness1
    (prerequisite: NSG2317. Corequisite: NSG3105)
  • NSG3320AW Mental Health Nursing
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313, PHA3112, PHS4300, PSY2114. Corequisite: NSG3137)


4th year
30 units 
  • NSG3123 AW Community Health Nursing
    (prerequisites: NSG2113, 2313. Corequisite: NSG3323)
  • NSG3323 AW Practicum: Community Health Nursing1 
    (prerequisite: NSG2313. Corequisite: NSG3123)
  • NSG4330 AW  Complex Nursing Care 
    (prerequisites: NSG3105, 3107, 3111, 3127, 3320. Corequisites: NSG3123, NSG4430)
  • NSG4430 AW Practicum: Complex Nursing Care (6 units)1
    (prerequisites: NSG3137, 3305, 3307, 3311. Prerequisite or corequisite: NSG3323. Corequisite: NSG4330)
  • NSG4134 AW  Political and Economic Contexts of Health Care 
    (prerequisite: 18 units of NSG courses at the 3000 level or above. Corequisite: NSG4245)
  • NSG4245 AW Practicum: Consolidation (9 units)1
    (prerequisites: NSG3103, 3123, 3127, 3323, 4330, 4430. Corequisites: NSG4134, SAI4120)
  • SAI4120 AW Interprofessional Health Care Practice
    (prerequisite: 81 university units. Corequisite: NSG4245)

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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