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  • Provides a broad educational background in all necessary areas of nursing, science and the social sciences
  • Provides students with the opportunity to practise throughout the program in hospitals, schools, homes, clinics, industry, and other community health settings
  • Focuses on health promotion, health prevention and protection, health maintenance, restoration, and palliation
  • Offers the benefits of independent learning laboratories, simulated activities and individual conferences with faculty advisors
  • Provides prerequisites for fourth-year BScN students to write the exams to become registered nurses*

Course Descriptions - Nursing


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Second Average: 
(plus 80% secondary average)
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U, SBI4U, SCH4U and one Grade 12 Mathematics are required.
  • minimum 65% average in ENG4U

Nursing second average is the suggested minimum average of chemistry and biology.

* Graduates from all nursing programs in Canada are required to pass the NCLEX Registered Nurse and Jurisprudence Examinations. Ontario graduates who successfully complete their examinations are eligible to become Registered Nurses through the College of Nurses of Ontario. A BScN graduate may also pursue graduate studies or further education in a specialty of interest.


Career Tracks: 
  • Hospitals
  • Public health
  • Home-health agencies
  • Long-term care
  • Community health centres/clinics
  • Occupational health organizations
  • Rehabilitation centres and private practice here and abroad as clinicians, counsellors, and educators
  • Inter-professional practice
  • Research, consulting, and policy development