Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus)

Total (120 units) Fall Winter
1st year
30 units 
  • ANP1105 PC Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • ENG1100 PB or PC Workshop in Essay Writing
  • HSS1101 PC Determinants of Health
  • PSY1101 PC Introduction to Psychology: Foundations
  • Elective
  • ANP1106 PC Human Anatomy and Physiology II 
  • ANP1107 PC Human Anatomy and Physiology III 
  • HSS1100 PC Microbiology and Immunology
  • PHI1370 PB Philosophical Issues in Health Care 
  • Elective
2nd year
30 units
  • HSS2381 PC Quantitative Methods in Health Sciences I: Continuous Variables
  • NSG2113 PC Introduction to Nursing Science
  • NSG2317 PC Health Assessment
  • PHS4300 PC Pathophysiology
  • PSY2114 PC Lifespan Psychology2
  • NSG2313 PC  Introduction to Nursing Practice1
  • NSG3301 PC Research in Nursing
  • PHA3112 PC Clinical Pharmacology
  • Elective
  • Elective
3rd year
30 units
  • NSG3107 PC Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness   
  • NSG3111 PC Care of the Childbearing Family
  • NSG3127 PC Nursing Professionalism and Ethics 
  • NSG3307 PC Practicum: Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness1 
  • NSG3311 PC Practicum: Childbearing Family1 
  • NSG3103 PC Theory in Nursing 
  • NSG3105 PC Care of Adults Experiencing Illness  
  • NSG3137 PC Practicum: Mental Health1
  • NSG3305 PC Practicum: Care of Adults1 Experiencing Illness 
  • NSG3320 PC Mental Health Nursing  
4th year
30 units 
  • NSG3123 PC Community Health Nursing  
  • NSG3323 PC  Practicum: Community Health Nursing1 
  • NSG4330 PC Complex Nursing Care   
  • NSG4430 PC Practicum: Complex Nursing Care (6 units)1
  • NSG4134 PC  Political and Economic Contexts of Health Care 
  • NSG4245 PC Practicum: Consolidation (9 units)1
  • SAI4120 PC Interprofessional Health Care Practice

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 20th.

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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