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Curriculum

BScN Curriculum

Western University and Fanshawe College have partnered to offer students a four-year collaborative BScN. The first two years of the program are offered simultaneously at both Western and Fanshawe, with 125 students at each location. All students study at Western for final two years of the program.

For more information about the courses listed below, consult the Western Academic Calendar.

Year 1

  • Nursing 1060A/B - Foundational Concepts of Professional Nursing I
  • Nursing 1160A/B - Foundational Concepts of Professional Nursing II
  • Nursing 1070A/B - Health Promotion and Caring for Self, Colleagues and Clients I
  • Nursing 1170A/B - Health Promotion and Caring for Self, Colleagues and Clients II
  • Nursing 1080A/B - Holistic Health Assessment I
  • Nursing 1180A/B - Holistic Health Assessment II
  • Health Sciences 2330B – Human Anatomy
  • Physiology 1020 - Human Physiology
  • Writing 1030F/G - Writing for Professional Success in Nursing

Year 2

  • Nursing 2220A/B - Health Promotion & Caring: Families and Communities
  • Nursing 2221A/B - Professional Practice: Families and Communities
  • Nursing 2230A/B - Health Promotion & Caring: Supporting Health
  • Nursing 2231A/B - Professional Practice: Supporting Health
  • Nursing 2240F/G - Introduction to Health Informatics Within Nursing
  • Nursing 2250A/B - Ways of Knowing: Research
  • Pathology 2420A - Pathology for Nursing
  • Pharmacology 2060B - Introductory to Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Elective - Philosophy or Women’s Studies recommend

Year 3

  • Nursing 3310A/B - Health in Global Context
  • Nursing 3340A/B - Ways of Knowing: Data Analysis
  • Nursing 3910A/B - Health Promotion & Caring: Clients with Health Challenges I
  • Nursing 3920A/B - Health Promotion & Caring: Clients with Health Challenges II Professional
  • Nursing 3911A/B - Professional Practice: Clients with Health Challenges I
  • Nursing 3912S/T - Professional Practice: Clients with Health Challenges II
  • Nursing 3913S/T - Professional Practice: Clients with Health Challenges III
  • Microbiology & Immunology 3820A - Microbiology and Immunology for Nursing
  • Electives

Year 4

  • Nursing 4400A/B - Reflecting on Professional Practice & Context
  • Nursing 4410A/B - Professional Practice: Acting on Critical Reflection
  • Nursing 4440A/B - Future Directions for Nursing & Health Care
  • Nursing 4460A/B - Transitions to Professional Nursing Practice
  • Nursing 4461W/X - Professional Practice: Integrative Practicum
  • Nursing 3320A/B - Professional Ethical and Legal Obligations: A Critical Appraisal
  • Electives (equivalent to 1.0 FCE)

Full-Time Study

The above is the normal course load. In exceptional circumstances and only with special permission of the Dean, (special permissions may be issued by the Academic Counsellor on behalf of the Dean), a student may make modifications to this course load.