Office of the Registrar
School of Nursing (2010/2011)
5.3 Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option
  1. The Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option is only offered at the Centre for Nursing Studies.

  2. The three year and one semester 130 credit hour Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) LPN Bridging Option requires 69 NURS credit hours, one Bridging semester and 36 non-NURS credit hours.

  3. 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) LPN Bridging Option.

  4. 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.

  5. The Nursing Bridging Course is offered at the Centre for Nursing Studies prior to entering the second year of the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program. The remaining courses are those regularly scheduled in the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program.

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

    Term

    Required Courses

    Elective Courses

    • Spring
    • Academic Term 1
    • Bridging Course
    • Biochemistry 1430
    • 3 credit hours in English
    • Psychology 1000
    • Mathematics Placement Test or Mathematics 102N or 3 credits in Mathematics

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

    • Fall
    • Academic Term 2
    • Winter
    • Academic Term 3
    • Biology 3053
    • NURS 2014
    • 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 4
    • 3 credit hours in Business
    • NURS 3001
    • NURS 3012
    • NURS 3104
    • NURS 3501
    • 3 credit hours chosen from Philosophy 2500-2599 or Religious Studies 2610
    • Winter
    • Academic Term 5
    • Spring
    • Academic Term 6

    NURS 3523

    • Fall
    • Academic Term 7
    • NURS 4103
    • NURS 4501
    • NURS 4515
    • 3 credit hours in Political Science
    • Winter
    • Academic Term 8