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School of Nursing (2014/2015)
6 Program Regulations - General Degrees
6.1 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program
  • The four year, 130 credit hour Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program requires 94 NURS credit hours and 36 non-NURS credit hours.

  • The 130 credit hours are recommended to be taken in the academic terms in the sequence as set out in Table 1, 2, or 3 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program. These courses will be offered during the same year at all sites, but the semester of course offering may vary with each site.

  • Clinical course hours may occur at any time during the semester. Clinical courses may be offered in whole or in part outside the normal start and end dates of a semester.

  • Selected nursing courses which are designed for the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-RN) Program may be used as electives in the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program with permission of the Committee on Undergraduate Studies and the course instructor.

Table 1 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program - Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing (MUNSON)

Term

Required Courses

Elective Courses

  • Fall
  • Academic Term1

6 credit hours in total chosen from any academic unit must be completed in any Academic Term or during a Spring semester.

  • Winter
  • Academic Term 2
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 3
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 4
  • Biology 3053
  • 3 credit hours in English
  • NURS 2002
  • NURS 2017
  • NURS 2502
  • NURS 2520
  • 3 credit hours in any one of Anthropology, Archaeology, or Sociology
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 5
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 6
  • 3 credit hours in Business
  • NURS 3001
  • NURS 3113
  • NURS 3501
  • 3 credit hours chosen from Philosophy 2500-2599 or Religious Studies 2610
  • Spring
  • Academic Term 7

NURS 3523

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 8
  • NURS 4103
  • NURS 4501
  • NURS 4515
  • 3 credit hours in Political Science
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 9
Table 2 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program - Centre For Nursing Studies (CNS)

Term

Required Courses

Elective Courses

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 1

6 credit hours in total chosen from any academic unit must be completed in any Academic Term or during a Spring semester.

  • Winter
  • Academic Term 2
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 3
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 4
  • Biology 3053
  • NURS 2014
  • NURS 2017
  • NURS 2514
  • NURS 2520
  • 3 credit hours in any one of Sociology or Anthropology or Archaeology
  • Statistics 1510 or 2500 or equivalent, or Education 2900
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 5
  • NURS 3001
  • NURS 3012
  • NURS 3104
  • NURS 3501
  • 3 credit hours chosen from Philosophy 2500-2599 or Religious Studies 2610
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 6
  • Spring
  • Academic Term 7

NURS 3523

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 8
  • NURS 4103
  • NURS 4501
  • NURS 4515
  • 3 credit hours in Political Science
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 9
Table 3 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program - Western Regional School of Nursing (WRSON)

Term

Required Courses

Elective Courses

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 1

6 credit hours in total chosen from any academic unit must be completed in any Academic Term or during a Spring semester.

  • Winter
  • Academic Term 2
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 3
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 4
  • Biology 3053
  • NURS 2014
  • NURS 2017
  • NURS 2514
  • NURS 2520
  • 3 credit hours in any one of Sociology or Anthropology or Archaeology
  • Statistics 1510 or 2500 or equivalent, or Education 2900
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 5
  • 3 credit hours in Business
  • NURS 3001
  • NURS 3104
  • NURS 3501
  • 3 credit hours chosen from Philosophy 2500-2599 or Religious Studies 2610
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 6
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 7
  • NURS 4103
  • NURS 4501
  • NURS 4515
  • 3 credit hours in Political Science
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 8
6.1.1 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Fast-Track Option
  • The Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Fast-Track Option is offered at Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing and the Western Regional School of Nursing.

  • The 94 credit hours may be taken in the academic terms as set out in Table 4 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Fast-Track Option. NURS 2002 and 2502 run over the first six weeks and NURS 3012 and 3512 run over the second six weeks. NURS 2514 and 3514 run consecutively for 6 weeks each.

  • Clinical Courses may be offered in whole or in part outside the normal start and end dates of a semester. In the last semester of the Fast Track Option, the last clinical course will finish outside of the end date of Summer semester and may finish as late as the 3rd week in September. Students will be informed of the pertinent dates of clinical courses two semesters in advance.

Table 4 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Fast-Track Option

Term

Required Courses

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 1
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 2
  • Spring
  • Academic Term 3
  • Fall
  • Academic Term 4
  • Winter
  • Academic Term 5
  • Spring
  • Academic Term 6
6.1.2 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option
  • The Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option is only offered at the Centre for Nursing Studies

  • The Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option requires 130 credit hours.

    • Upon successful completion of the Bridging Semester and admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program, LPN Bridging students will be granted 25 transfer credits as equivalent to the Year 1 nursing courses.

    • Non-nursing courses in Year 1 of the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program (9 credit hours) must be completed prior to or as part of the Bridging Semester.

    • After admission, into the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program, students complete 69 NURS credit hours and 27 non-NURS credit hours.

  • The courses are recommended to be taken in the academic terms in the sequence as set out in Table 2, Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program - Centre For Nursing Studies (CNS), Academic Terms 3-9, and Table 5 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option.

  • Selected nursing courses which are designed for the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-RN) Program may be used as electives in the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program with permission of the Committee on Undergraduate Studies and the course instructor.

    Table 5 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program LPN Bridging Option

    Term

    Required Courses

    Elective Courses

    Courses Required Prior to Admission

    • Bridging Course
    • Biochemistry 1430
    • 3 credit hours in English
    • Psychology 1000
    • Mathematics Placement Test or Mathematics 102N or 3 credits in Mathematics

    Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program Year 2

    • Fall
    • Academic Term 1

    6 credit hours in total chosen from any academic unit must be completed in any Academic Term or during a Spring semester.

    • Winter
    • Academic Term 2
    • Biology 3053
    • NURS 2014
    • NURS 2017
    • NURS 2514
    • NURS 2520
    • 3 credit hours in any one of Sociology or Anthropology or Archaeology
    • Statistics 2500 or equivalent, or Education 2900
    • Fall
    • Academic Term 3
    • NURS 3001
    • NURS 3012
    • NURS 3104
    • NURS 3501
    • 3 credit hours chosen from Philosophy 2500-2599 or Religious Studies 2610
    • Winter
    • Academic Term 4
    • Spring
    • Academic Term 5

    NURS 3523

    • Fall
    • Academic Term 6
    • NURS 4103
    • NURS 4501
    • NURS 4515
    • 3 credit hours in Political Science
    • Winter
    • Academic Term 7