University of Calgary : 4.1 Bachelor of Nursing Regular Program

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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Qatar Faculty 4. Program Details 4.1 Bachelor of Nursing Regular Program
4.1 Bachelor of Nursing Regular Program
Course Requirements

The four-year curriculum outlined below is intended primarily for high school students. Transfer students who have prior post-secondary credit in non-nursing support courses may be eligible to complete the BN in a shorter timeframe. Details will be made available to students as their credit is evaluated at the time of admission, and will be dependent on clinical and faculty resources and student demand.

1st Year

Fall Term
Nursing 201 and 2031
Nursing 221
Humanities option (University 205 recommended)

Winter Term
Nursing 205, 209 and 2111
Nursing 222

Spring Intersession
Nursing 207 and 213


2nd Year

Fall Term
Nursing 301 and 3021
Nursing 311
Statistics 205

Winter Term
Nursing 303 and 3051
Nursing 309
Nursing 307

Spring Intersession
Open option
Science option (Computer Science 203 recommended)


3rd Year

Fall Term
Nursing 401 and 4021
Senior open option
Senior open option

Winter Term
Nursing 403 and 4041
Nursing 405
Senior open option

Spring Intersession
Philosophy option
Senior open option


4th Year

Fall Term
Nursing 406
Nursing 501
Senior open option

Winter Term
Nursing 502
Senior open option

Other Requirements

Promotion from year to year is by recommendation of the Qatar Faculty. For purposes of promotion, the academic year is considered to be from September 1 of one year to August 31 of the next. Hence, Spring Intersession grades are calculated with the previous Fall/Winter Term grades. The minimum requirement is a grade point average of 2.00 in each of the first two years and 2.50 in each of the last two years.

Program Regulations
Duration of Degree Program

Except with special permission of the Dean, the BN degree must be completed within seven calendar years from the date of initial registration in the program.

Transfer Credit

Students transferring from other institutions or faculties within the University are considered on an individual basis. However, students will be required to complete the equivalent of not fewer than 30 units (5.0 full-course equivalents), at least 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents), of which must be nursing courses taken as a BN student.