Academic Calendar 2021-2022

BNSc Accelerated Standing Track of Study (AST) for Students with 10 Full University Courses

Plan of Study Grid
Year 3
FallUnits
NURS 101 Professional Relationships 3.00
NURS 103 Philosophy and Healthcare 3.00
NURS 205 Medical-Surgical Nursing I 3.00
PHAR 230 Pharmacology for the Health Sciences 3.00
PSYC 251 Developmental Psychology 3.00
 Units15.00
Winter
NURS 202 Health Assessment 3.00
NURS 206 Nursing Practicum: Care of Chronic and/or Acutely Ill Adults I 3.00
NURS 305 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 3.00
NURS 372 Family-Centred Maternal and Newborn Nursing Care 3.00
NURS 373 Family-Centred Pediatric Nursing Care 3.00
 Units15.00
Summer
NURS 207 Nursing Practicum: Care of Chronic and/or Acutely Ill Adults II 3.00
NURS 371 Nursing Practicum: Maternal and Child, Family-Centred Care 6.00
 Units9.00
Year 4
Fall
NURS 325 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 3.00
NURS 403 Concepts of Acute and Critical Illness 3.00
NURS 404 Community Health Promotion Theory 3.00
NURS 414 Management and Leadership in Health Care 3.00
BCHM 102 Introduction to Biochemistry 3.00
 Units15.00
Winter
NURS 100 Nutrition And Health 3.00
NURS 209 Gerontological Nursing 3.00
NURS 324 Nursing Research 3.00
NURS 405 Practicum in Community Health Promotion 6.00
MICR 121 Microbiology for Nursing Students 3.00
 Units18.00
Summer
NURS 345 Nursing Practicum: Medical-Surgical and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6.00
NURS 401 Current Issues in Nursing and Health Care 3.00
NURS 492 Integrated Practicum 9.00
 Units18.00
 Total Units90.00

Total number of transfer units from previous University - 33.00
Total number of units completed at Queen’s University in Year 3 and Year 4 BNSc degree AST Track - 90.00
Total number of units required for BNSc degree - 123.00

  • Students must successfully complete both Fall and Winter term courses, excluding electives, prior to progressing to Spring term clinical courses.
  • Students must successfully complete each year of the program, excluding electives, prior to progressing to any nursing course in the next year.
  • Students in the Accelerated Standing Track must complete all courses at Queen’s University.